Sorry, You Were Attacked by Hot Hydrogen

Thursday, September 16, 2021: 10:20 AM
240 (America's Center)
Dr. Erhan Ulvan, Ph.D., P.Eng., FASM , Acuren Group Inc., Oakville, ON, Canada
High Temperature Hydrogen attack, HTHA is a problem especially in Oil and Gas industry. It is difficult to detect, especially in early stages of the damage, by conventional NDT methods and it poses big potential problem. There are cases that a vessel inspected and found to be fit for service exploded afterwards. This presentation covers basics of HTHA and steps that can be taken to prevent it