Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 171838, 8 pages
Research Article

Design Mixers to Minimize Effects of Erosion and Corrosion Erosion

1Mixer Engineering Co., 2673 Stonebridge Drive, Troy, OH 45373, USA
2Chemineer, Inc., 5870 Poe Avenue, Dayton, OH 45414, USA
3Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0246, USA

Received 29 September 2011; Accepted 8 January 2012

Academic Editor: Shunsuke Hashimoto

Copyright © 2012 Julian Fasano et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. R. Chattopadhyay, Surface Wear, Analysis, Treatment and Prevention, ASM International, Metals Park, Ohio, USA, 2001.
  2. S. G. Sapate and A. V. RamaRao, “Effect of erodent particle hardness on velocity exponent in erosion of steels and cast irons,” Materials and Manufacturing Processes, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 783–802, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. M. Stack, F. H. Stott, and G. C. Wood, “The significance of velocity exponents in identifying erosion-corrosion mechanisms,” Journal de Physique IV, Colloque C9, Supplement au Journal de Physique III, vol. 3, 1993. View at Google Scholar
  4. A New Slurry Pump Standard, Pumps and Systems, The Hydraulic Institute, 2006.
  5. I. Fort, J. Medek, and F. Ambros, “Erosion wear of axial flow impellers in a solid-liquid suspension,” Acta Polytechnica, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 23–28, 2001. View at Google Scholar
  6. Y. Zheng, Z. Yao, X. Wei, and W. Ke, “The synergistic effect between erosion and corrosion in acidic slurry medium,” Wear, vol. 186-187, no. 2, pp. 555–561, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. V. N. Amelyushkin and B. N. Agafonov, “Special features of erosion wear of rotor blades of cogeneration steam turbines,” Power Technology and Engineering, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 359–362, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. Y. A. Khalid and S. M. Sapuan, “Wear analysis of centrifugal slurry pump impellers,” Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 18–28, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. D. López, J. P. Congote, J. R. Cano, A. Toro, and A. P. Tschiptschin, “Effect of particle velocity and impact angle on the corrosion-erosion of AISI 304 and AISI 420 stainless steels,” Wear, vol. 259, no. 1-6, pp. 118–124, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. R. C. Corpstein and J. B. Fasano, “Erosion of rubber covered impeller blades in an abrasive service,” The Indian Chemical Engineer, vol. 36, no. 1, 1990. View at Google Scholar
  11. J. Wu, B. Ngyuen, L. Graham, Y. Zhu, T. Kilpatrick, and J. Davis, “Minimizing impeller slurry wear through multilayer paint modelling,” Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol. 83, no. 5, pp. 835–842, 2005. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. J. E. Miller and F. Schmidt, Slurry Erosion: Uses, Applications and Test Methods, ASTM, 1987.
  13. G. W. Stachowiak and A. W. Batchelor, Engineering Tribology, Butterworth-Heinemann, 3rd edition, 2005.
  14. R. W. Armstrong and F. J. Zerilli, “Dislocation mechanics based viscoplasticity description of FCC, BCC and HCP metal deformation and fracturing behaviors,” in Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Congress and Exposition, pp. 417–428, November 1995. View at Scopus
  15. K. C. Wilson, G. R. Addie, A. Sellgren, and R. Clift, Slurry Transport Using Centrifugal Pumps, Springer, 2nd edition, 2005.
  16. D. S. Dickey and J. B. Fasano, Handbook of Industrial Mixing, chapter 21, section 9, John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey, NJ, USA, 2004, Edited By Paul, Atiemo-Obeng and Kresta.
  17. J. B. Fasano, “Flow visualization techniques on rotating impellers,” in Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Mixing Conference XII, Pitosi, MO, USA, 1989.
  18. J. B. Fasano and M. F. Reeder, “An improved maxflo impeller,” in Proceedings of the North American Mixing Forum, Mixing Conference XVII, Banff, Canada, August 1999, Paper 2.4.
  19. K. J. Myers, R. R. Corpstein, A. Bakker, and J. B. Fasano, “Solid suspension agitator design with pitched blade and high efficiency impellers,” in Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, USA, November 1993.