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Title: Corrosion of materials and scaling in low-salinity East Mesa geothermal brines. Report of investigations/1981

Abstract

The Bureau of Mines, in pursuing its goal of extending the life span of strategic materials, conducted field corrosion studies at the East Mesa Known Geothermal Resources Area (KGRA) in the Imperial Valley, Calif., to determine the optimum materials of construction for use in geothermal mineral energy resource recovery plants. These studies included characterization of geothermal environments and in situ corrosion testing. The corrosion resistance of 10 alloys exposed to 5 brine and steam process environments was evaluated using the low-salinity, high-temperature brine from geothermal well Mesa 6-1.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Bureau of Mines, Avondale, MD (USA). Avondale Research Center
OSTI Identifier:
5559688
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 5559688
Report Number(s):
PB-81-181638
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; ALUMINIUM ALLOYS; CORROSION RESISTANCE; CARBON STEELS; CHROMIUM-MOLYBDENUM STEELS; NICKEL ALLOYS; STAINLESS STEELS; TITANIUM ALLOYS; BRINES; CORROSION; CORROSIVE EFFECTS; EAST MESA GEOTHERMAL FIELD; MATERIALS TESTING; SCALING; SERVICE LIFE; ALLOYS; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; CHROMIUM ALLOYS; CHROMIUM STEELS; CORROSION RESISTANT ALLOYS; GEOTHERMAL FIELDS; IRON ALLOYS; IRON BASE ALLOYS; STEELS; TESTING 150903* -- Geothermal Engineering-- Corrosion, Scaling & Materials Development

Citation Formats

McCawley, F.X., Cramer, S.D., Riley, W.D., Carter, J.P., and Needham, P.B. Jr. Corrosion of materials and scaling in low-salinity East Mesa geothermal brines. Report of investigations/1981. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
McCawley, F.X., Cramer, S.D., Riley, W.D., Carter, J.P., & Needham, P.B. Jr. Corrosion of materials and scaling in low-salinity East Mesa geothermal brines. Report of investigations/1981. United States.
McCawley, F.X., Cramer, S.D., Riley, W.D., Carter, J.P., and Needham, P.B. Jr. Tue . "Corrosion of materials and scaling in low-salinity East Mesa geothermal brines. Report of investigations/1981". United States. doi:.
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title = {Corrosion of materials and scaling in low-salinity East Mesa geothermal brines. Report of investigations/1981},
author = {McCawley, F.X. and Cramer, S.D. and Riley, W.D. and Carter, J.P. and Needham, P.B. Jr},
abstractNote = {The Bureau of Mines, in pursuing its goal of extending the life span of strategic materials, conducted field corrosion studies at the East Mesa Known Geothermal Resources Area (KGRA) in the Imperial Valley, Calif., to determine the optimum materials of construction for use in geothermal mineral energy resource recovery plants. These studies included characterization of geothermal environments and in situ corrosion testing. The corrosion resistance of 10 alloys exposed to 5 brine and steam process environments was evaluated using the low-salinity, high-temperature brine from geothermal well Mesa 6-1.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1980},
month = {Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1980}
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