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Pressure vessels thickness calculation -We found an interesting free tool on Outokumpu Website. This tool allows you to calculate the shell thickness for pressure vessel.
The Pressure vessel shell thickness calculation tool is based on design standard EN 13445. Use this tool to compare how steel grade selection affects the wall thickness in a pressure vessel's cylindrical shell.
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Definition of Corrosion

Corrosion of Metals can be defined as the destructive attack of a metal through interaction with its environment. see more definition

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