Corrosion Experts to Discuss Continuous MMO Wire Deep Well Anode Systems and Pipeline Integrity Management at CORCON 2014
Chalfont, PA (PRWEB) November 04, 2014
MATCOR, Inc. the trusted, full-service provider of proprietary cathodic protection products, systems and corrosion engineering solutions, will present two technical papers at CORCON 2014, NACE International Gateway India Section’s premier conference, taking place at the Hotel Grand Hyatt in Mumbai, India November 12 – 15, 2014.
Continuous MMO Wire Deep Well Anode System
November 13, 9:00 - 11:00
Hall A, Cathodic Protection 1, Paper CP11
This presentation examines a self-contained deep well anode system for cathodic protection of cross country pipelines, city gas pipelines, plant piping and well casings, ideal in congested areas where land is a constraint. The system utilizes a titanium wire with a mixed metal oxide thermally applied coating as the active anode element. The continuous anode element is factory assembled with continuous integral vent pipe and lowering rope to simplify installation.
Pipeline Integrity Management – International Overview
Ted Huck & Shailesh Javia
November 14, 2014, 14:00 - 15:30
Hall D, Structural Integrity and Reliability Assessment, Paper SI11
This presentation will provide an overview of Pipeline Integrity Management programs utilized in the United States and around the world highlighting some of the key aspects of a successful program including; initial pre-assessment efforts, collecting and managing indirect survey data, the importance of direct examinations, risk assessment and reporting practices.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Mr. Ted Huck, Vice President International and Practice Lead for MATCOR is an electrical engineer and a recognized expert in cathodic protection, authoring over a dozen articles in a wide range of publications and speaking at corrosion conferences worldwide.
Mr. Shailesh Javia is an electronics engineer and NACE certified Cathodic Protection Technologist with 22 years of experience focused on corrosion engineering and cathodic protection. His diverse portfolio includes the design of cathodic protection systems and managing turnkey projects for cross country pipelines, plants, tank bottoms, tank and vessel internal cathodic protection, city gas pipelines, post commissioning surveys and handling complex interference problems on cross country pipelines.
MATCOR is a full-service, ISO 9001:2008 certified provider of customized cathodic protection systems to the oil & gas, power, water and other infrastructures industries. Cathodic protection is a technique used to control the corrosion of a metal surface through the application of electric current. MATCOR has an array of proprietary cathodic protection products and systems combined with high-quality corrosion engineering, installation and maintenance services.
In business for 40 years, MATCOR is considered the technology leader in the cathodic protection and corrosion engineering fields. MATCOR is headquartered in Chalfont, PA, has a field service office in Houston, TX and recently established a presence in Ahmedabad, India. The company provides turnkey services throughout the United States and has a growing list of international distributors. MATCOR has been named to the Inc. 5,000 list of fastest growing companies in 2011, 2012 and 2013.