Some Technical Considerations on the Use of Titanium Condenser Tubing in Public Utility Power Generation Turbines

  • C. F. Hanson

Abstract

With pollution of rivers and estuaries in many parts of the world an unfortunate reality, performance of conventional condenser tube materials is falling short of full plant life reliability at an increasing number of power station sites.

Keywords

Cathodic Protection Galvanic Corrosion Tube Plate Aluminium Bronze Turbine Condenser 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. Hanson
    • 1
  1. 1.Imperial Metal Industries (Kynoch) Limited New Metals DivisionBirminghamEngland

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