Design, Fabrication, & Installation of Piping for a Deaerator Pressure Vessel

Project Details

Engaged by Rio Tinto, Pructon was required to remove and replace the existing 14T deaerator vessel with a new vessel of different design, which had recently failed. The deaerator is a mechanical device that is used to remove dissolved gases from boiler feedwater. This process protects the steam systems from potential damage from corrosive gases.

The project involved the disconnection of all welded pipework and grating, and the replacement and reconnection of the pipework of differing materials and configurations.


Rio Tinto


Gladstone, QLD

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