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Seven factors affecting gaskets and packing seals

Factors affecting gasket and packing seal (1) Surface condition of sealing surface: the shape and surface roughness of sealing surface have certain influence on sealing performance, and smooth surface is beneficial to sealing. The soft gasket is insensitive to the ...

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Brazil’s MRS says iron ore, steel railway operating normally after Vale dam burst

Operations at Brazil’s MRS railway, which transports iron ore and steel in Minas Gerais state, have been largely unaffected by the collapse of miner Vale’s Corrego do Feijao iron ore tailings dam in the same state, an MRS spokesman said ...

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New Year Fails to Lift European Steel Prices

European strip mill product prices declined for the fourth successive month, in January 2019. Market conditions are weak across the region. Buyers are reluctant to make purchasing decisions, amidst rising political uncertainty and a lack of clarity regarding the EC ...

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Basic knowledge of pressure piping inspection

1 Industrial pipeline on-line inspection, what parts should be focused on inspection? (1) the outlet of the compressor and pump; (2) compensator, tee, elbow (elbow), size head, branch pipe connection and dead angle of medium flow, etc. (3) pipe components and welded ...

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What is the difference between the diameter DN and De?

DN DN refers to the nominal diameter of the pipe. Note: This is neither the outer diameter nor the inner diameter; it should be related to the imperial unit in the initial development of the pipeline engineering; it is usually ...

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China steel mills cutting scrap use favors iron ore prices

China is using less ferrous scrap in steelmaking due to low steel margins, supporting demand and prices for iron ore, Morgan Stanley analysts said in a recent report. Analysts said that “The iron ore price remains elevated, as China’s steel ...

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Indian steel demand growth could touch 8pct

Mr Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman, SAIL in an interview with BusinessLine is confident about steel demand prospects in the country. He told BL “For us, demand has been good and I do not see it slowing down in futures. More ...

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Brazil faces iron ore disruption after Vale warns of second dam alert

Brazil’s iron ore output faces potential outages after dam warnings were triggered in the Corrego do Feijao Mine region in Brumadinho just days after a nearby tailings barrage suffered a catastrophic failure, producer Vale reported early Sunday. “This dam forms ...

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Requirements for equipment layout in 19 chemical plants

1. What are the specific requirements for the design of the side pipe of the tower? The tower side piping design has these requirements: (1) The pipe on the side of the tower body generally has reflux, feed, side line ...

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Shanghai rebar hits 12-weeks peak on pre-holiday restocking demand

China’s construction steel futures rose 2 percent to a 12-week high on Friday, on track for their best week since early December on the back of restocking demand ahead of a week-long national holiday. Inventory of steel products held by ...

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