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May 23, 2006

More about Water Boiler Treatment & Powder Inhibitors

Corrosion Inhibitor Additives for Water Boilers

Author: Thomas Yoon explains about water boilers in his article...
....scales are very damaging to the boiler because they interfere with the heat transfer and can lead to overheating and eventually, boiler here to read the entire article at his blog

By using one of the corrosion inhibitor powders we discussed in our last post, the build up of sediment deposits and damaging corrosion of water boilers is greatly reduced. Most users apply VCI-1 powder to working water boilers at a rate of 0.5 to 1.0 percent of the weight of water in the system. This amounts to 4 up to 8 pounds of powder corrosion inhibitor in 100 gallons of water.

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May 09, 2006

Corrosion Inhibitor Powder Additives

VCI Corrosion Inhibitor Powder Additives For Water Systems

When choosing a water additive for corrosion control it is important to know the metals that the water with inhibitor will come into contact. Second is the type of system. Is it open, closed or a recirculating water system such as a cooling system (chiller), heating system, hydro static testing, (pressure test stands), boiler or other type of industrial process water? Is there make-up water coming into the system on a continual or on a batch top up basis? What is the throughput of the system? What is the use of the treated system or finished parts that are being treated for corrosion protection? Is this a lay-up for long term corrosion protection or a short term corrosion control less than 1 year?

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