China Hydrotest Failure

From: <Paul>
Date: Fri Jan 11 2008 - 20:29:00 EST

<<Apparently this pressure vessel had reached fifty percent of the required test pressure when the shell
ruptured. A metallurgical failure report is not available however from the photographs a number of
observations could be made regarding the quality of the material and the welding.>>

http://www.pipingdesign.com/China_hydrotest_failure.pdf Received on Fri Jan 11 20:29:00 2008

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