Root Cause Analysis (RCA): Urea Plant tight shut off impossible PTFE liner 6” 300# butt weld end Plug Valves.
|Article Type:||Root Cause Analysis (RCA)|
|Equipment Type:||Pipelines and Miscellaneous Problems|
|Author:||S. Raghava Chari|
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He disassembled the heaviest passing valve. A steel scale showed dented taper – the cause of the leak.
Obviously, the 6 mm wall thickness hollow plug caves in under closed condition line condensate pressure; hence the leaks
On his insistence, the vendor after few futile repair attempts furnished solid taper plugs. Passing Problems vanished forever.
Author: S. Raghava Chari
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