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Tailing Pipe MOC - What is used in Tar Sands?

Tailing Pipe MOC - What is used in Tar Sands?

Tailing Pipe MOC - What is used in Tar Sands?

As described - what alloys are used?  

Service temperature is down to -40°F, with welding to flanges, etc.  Charpy impact toughness is 25 ft-lb minimum.  The main service concern is erosion corrosion.  


RE: Tailing Pipe MOC - What is used in Tar Sands?

I suspect that some form of chromium carbide overlay for carbon steel base pipe material would be among the more accepted options.  Google "Indulay" and "Hard Wear" for starters.  I am not sure what the limitations are with respect to pipe size, but I imagine you are looking at some pretty large lines.

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