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UWO was Awarded an Overlay Components Project for a Heat Exchanger by an International Oil Producer in the USA

Published September 3, 2020.
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Carbon Steel Nozzles/Drains w/ER316L Chemistry

UWO was awarded a project to overlay components for a heat exchanger for an international oil producer in the USA.

The alloy chosen was 2 Layers: 309L/317L (316L Chemistry) 3/16” min. thickness with base materials supplied by our client. Forgings and fittings ranged from 3” dia. - 24” dia. with overall nozzle lengths ranging from 11” to 16”. UWO completed all BW (Butt-Welds), WOL (Weld OverLay) and testing to comply with ASME Section VIII, Div. 1, ‘U’ Stamp requirements. All final machining was performed in house.

SOW overview – partial listing:

  • 3” dia. CL150 FFLWN nozzle
  • 6” dia. CL150 FFLWN nozzle
  • 14” dia. CL150 FFLWN nozzle
  • 14” dia. CL150, drain assembly
  • 24” dia. CL150, FFLWN nozzle

Testing Included:

  • RT: 100% BW
  • PMI: Weld consumables
  • PT: 10% of first layer, WOL
  • PT: 100% of final layer, WOL
  • Production Chemistry
  • Ferrite: Final WOL, 3-8FN)
  • VT: 100% final weld assembly

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