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An Overview of Materials and Corrosion in Geothermal Systems.

Authors
Carter-JP; Cramer-SD; Conrad-RK
Source
Pres At Energy-sources Technol Conf & Exhibition New Orleans Louisiana 1980 Feb; :10 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10006776
Abstract
For the past several years the Bureau of Mines has been involved in the development of the geothermal mineral resources of the Imperial Valley, California. The brines produced from geothermal reservoirs in this area are extemely corrosive. Furthermore, the brines readily form complex scales during processing that complicate the corrosion process and interfere with process operations. This paper presents examples of corrosion and materials problems encountered at some of the major geothermal systems presently being developed.
Publication Date
19800201
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1980
Identifying No.
OP 15-81
NIOSH Division
AVRC;
Source Name
Pres. At Energy-sources Technol. Conf. & Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb.3-7, 1980
State
CA; LA;
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