April 2018

A lube oil filtration system is pictured at a refinery
Why Temporary Filtration is Crucial for Process Equipment
April 24, 2018

Temporary filtration of hydraulic and lube oil systems is an efficient, cost-effective way to prevent problems before they happen. Often overlooked... Read More
A valve for an air blowing puffing system is setup
When to Use High Velocity Oil Flushing (HVOF) vs. Air Blowing
April 24, 2018

For plant equipment to function properly, they must be free of debris, varnish and contaminates. Two common techniques for system cleaning... Read More
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New Technologies Drive Better Cleaning Procedures
April 19, 2018

Pre-cleaning and regular maintenance of piping, critical system components, and lube oil systems are critical to extending the life of equipment... Read More
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ESI Emphasis on Pre-Commissioning Safety
April 19, 2018

At ESI, pre-commissioning safety is paramount, and we have put measures in place to reduce the risk of injury and damage... Read More
An ESI flushing system access point
The #1 Thing Most EPC’s Forget that Will Cost You Later
April 18, 2018

Did you remember to plan access points for pre-commissioning and cleaning procedures? You would be surprised how many EPC’s can’t answer... Read More
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Challenges to Combined-Cycle Plant Steam Blowing Procedures
April 18, 2018

Combined cycle plants using gas and steam turbines in parallel present a special set of challenges during cleaning. Any missed debris... Read More
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Flushing Procedure Frequently Asked Questions
April 18, 2018

FAQ's for Flushing Procedures Below is a list of frequently asked questions we get from our customers. Our team of certified... Read More
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Developing the Right Oil Flushing Plan
April 18, 2018

What is the right acceptance criteria to use for oil flushing activities? For clients new to the world of oil cleanliness... Read More
Case Study: Preventative Maintenance Saved A Peak Power Plant $5 Million Dollars
April 18, 2018

Keeping fluids clear of contaminants is crucial to the operational readiness of power plants. Fail-to-start or unit trip can cause unexpected... Read More
Keeping Your Turbine Equipment Humming
April 18, 2018

Are plugged filters and sticking servo valves causing downtime and repairs, and costing you thousands of dollars? You might be struggling... Read More