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Recommended Practice 945

Avoiding Environmental Cracking in Amine Units

Discusses environmental cracking problems of carbon steel equipment in amine units. This publication provides guidelines for carbon steel construction materials, including, fabrication, inspection, and repair, to help ensure safe and reliable operation. The steels referred to in this document are defined by the ASTM designation system, or equivalent materials contained in other recognized codes or standards. This document is based on current engineering practices and insights from recent industry experience.

3rd Edition | June 2003

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