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Refinery, Sugar & Other Steam & Power Plants

Sheppard T. Powell Associates, LLC (STPA) has provided consulting services to a variety of steam and power plants. The following is a list of industries or facilities we have served.

  • Buildings or Campus Systems (academies, airports, building complexes, hospitals, universities, etc.)
  • Chemical Processing Plants
  • District Heating Plants
  • Refineries
  • Saw Mill
  • Steel Mills
  • Sugar Mills

The following provides a sampling of the types of projects and services some of our current consulting staff have experience providing for industrial steam or steam & power plants.

  • Boiler water treatment reviews or program evaluations
  • Steam purity monitoring and control. STPA has been involved in normal chemistry monitoring, upgrading monitoring systems and boiler water carryover investigations
  • Steam/water cycle chemistry, deposition and corrosion. STPA has been involved in audits of chemistry sampling, online monitoring systems, laboratory testing, chemistry programs, chemistry limit compliance, troubleshooting and training
  • Water side inspections of steam generation equipment and deaerators as part of an assessment of the success of the water treatment program in controlling corrosion and deposition
  • Chemical feed systems and feedwater and boiler water treatment
  • Makeup water treatment selection, evaluation, troubleshooting and training
  • Condensate filtration, polishing and contaminant detection and control
  • Tube sample selection, deposit weight and composition analyses, determining the need to clean, failure analyses and other metallurgical evaluations
  • Investigations of boiler tube failures, boiler tube deposits, deaerator corrosion, superheater tube failures, turbine deposition and turbine corrosion
  • Chemical cleanings planning, specification development, and consulting assistance during chemical cleanings
  • Layup of boilers
  • Cooling tower water, secondary water systems, hot water systems, and high temperature hot water heating systems treatment and corrosion control evaluation