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Tannin treatment for boilers is a form of chemical water treatment used to control corrosion in boiler systems. Tannins are natural organic compounds derived from plants, and they have been found to be effective in mitigating certain types of corrosion that can occur in boiler systems. Tannins work by forming a protective barrier on the metal surfaces inside the boiler, reducing the rate of corrosion caused by dissolved oxygen and other corrosive agents in the water.

Chemiphase Tannin treatment for boilers
  • Corrosion Control: Tannins act as corrosion inhibitors by adsorbing onto the metal surfaces in the boiler, forming a thin, protective film. This film helps to reduce the corrosive effects of dissolved oxygen and other corrosive species in the water.
  • Oxygen Scavenging: Tannins can also act as oxygen scavengers, reducing the amount of dissolved oxygen in the boiler water. By removing oxygen, the potential for oxygen-induced corrosion is minimized.
  • pH Stabilization: Tannins can help stabilize the pH of the boiler water, preventing rapid fluctuations that could contribute to corrosion.
  • Organic Deposit Prevention: Tannins can also inhibit the formation of organic deposits and reduce the potential for fouling in the boiler system.

It's important to note that tannin treatment is not suitable for all types of boiler systems or water conditions. The effectiveness of tannin treatment depends on various factors, including the specific boiler system, water chemistry, and the presence of other water treatment chemicals. Therefore, it's crucial to conduct thorough water analysis and consult with water treatment experts before implementing tannin treatment in a boiler system.

In some cases, tannin treatment may be used in combination with other water treatment chemicals, such as oxygen scavengers, alkalinity builders, and pH control agents, to provide comprehensive boiler water treatment and corrosion control.

As with any water treatment program, regular monitoring and maintenance are essential to ensure the continued effectiveness of tannin treatment and to make any necessary adjustments to the treatment regimen based on changing water conditions and system performance.

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    Chemiphase CP-9010 is an oxygen scavenger and feed system corrosion inhibitor. It is formulated to protect the boilers, feed system, hotwell and steam system from corrosion due to oxygen attack. Typical Physical Properties Appearance Dark...

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