What is Corrosion?

Corrosion is the reversion of metals to their natural state by oxidation, an electrochemical reaction that causes a loss of the metal structure. The site where corrosion occurs is called a corrosion cell. Corrosion may take a variety of physical forms. General corrosion occurs when corrosion cells are spread broadly across large surface areas; pitting…

Industrial Boiler Types

Fire Tube or Shell Boilers This is the most common type of boiler used in small and medium sized industrial installations. Fire tube boilers are often produced as ‘packaged’ units complete with pumps and control system, requiring only connection to a suitable water and fuel supply before commencing operation. In fire tube boilers the flame…

Biocides and Biological Control with Feedwater Chemicals

Broad Spectrum Biocides offer an encompassing solution to microbiological control Biocides can be useful for the control of microbiological organisms which can become very attached to the environment of your water systems be they cooled or chilled or even low temperature closed systems. This can be bad news as some bacteria such as Legionella can…