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Author Chandrasekaran, V. C.
Title Tank linings for chemical process industries / V.C. Chandrasekaran.
Imprint Shrewsbury, UK : ISmithers, 2009.

Subject Rubber coatings.
Tanks -- Linings.
Chemical engineering -- Equipment and supplies.
Alt Name Rapra Technology Limited.
Description 1 online resource (x, 157 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Rubber linings can be used as passive protection against the corrosion of plant and equipment in the chemical process industries. Rubbers act as sacrificial materials reacting or un-reacting with the corrosive media, diffusing the liquids or not diffusing, swelling by itself or not swelling, permeating or not permeating gases or fumes, abrading or wearing by the slurry particles, getting ozonised or oxidised; but still protecting the metal surface beneath it, during its considerable life cycle under those severe and stressed conditions. Rubbers age but their life cycle is good enough to protec.
Contents Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Rubber -- An Overview; 3 Rubber Lining for Corrosion Protection in the Chemical Industry; 4 Choice of Rubber Compounds for the Ore and Mining Industries; 5 Raw Materials for Rubber Lining; 6 Elastomers Used in the Rubber Lining Industry; 7 Compounding Elastomers for Rubber Lining; 8 Manufacturing and Application Procedures; 9 Testing of Rubber Lining; 10 Specification and Codes of Practice for Rubber Lining; Abbreviations; Appendix 1: Swelling of chloroprene rubber (CR) in various solvents.
Appendix 2: Greek alphabet used to denote engineering quantities of materialsAppendix 3: Chemical resistant properties and hardness ranges of both natural and synthetic rubbers; Appendix 4: Useful data for calculating dimension of a steel tank and weight of rubber lining; Appendix 5: Area of circle; Appendix 6: Circumference of circle; Appendix 7: Conversion of square feet to square metres; Appendix 8: Calculation of the area of different geometric shapes; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781847351074 (electronic bk.)
1847351077 (electronic bk.)
9781615832101 (electronic bk.)
1615832106 (electronic bk.)
1847351069 (hbk.)
9781847351067 (hbk.)
1847351050 (pbk.)
9781847351050 (pbk.)
OCLC # 646807179
Additional Format Print version: Chandrasekaran, V.C. Tank linings for chemical process industries. Shrewsbury, UK : ISmithers, 2009 1847351069 9781847351067 (OCoLC)236329735