Cutting the costs of corrosion in seawater desalination with shut-off butterfly valves

Christoph P. Pauly, KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Frankenthal

Lower cost materials and coatings used in addition to corrosion-resistant valve designs – both urged on by preferences in plant construction contracts – have reduced the capital and operational costs of valves used in membrane and thermal seawater desalination. The design of the valve too has a significant role to play in keeping a rein not only on corrosion but also cost of operation.

This article first appeared in the issue of Desalination & Water Reuse magazine.

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