Inside corrosion and protection for sea-water cooling box in condenser of thermal power plants

  • Nguyen Thi Le Hien
  • Pham Vu Dung
Keywords: Galvanic corrosion, sea-water cooling box, condenser, thermal power station, cathodic protection


Steam turbine power plants (Ca Mau 1 and 2, Phu My 3 and Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plants) mostly use seawater to cool their condensers. These condensers consist of titanium tubes, tube sheets and carbon steel (CS) water boxes. This article analyses the inside corrosion problem of sea-water cooling boxes of thermal power stations, and on that basis proposes effective solutions to control the corrosion.


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How to Cite
Hien, N. T. L., & Dung, P. V. (2018). Inside corrosion and protection for sea-water cooling box in condenser of thermal power plants. Petrovietnam Journal, 11, 41-46. Retrieved from

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