Chemistry in Power Plants

2018-10-24 - 2018-10-25
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Maritim Hotel Magdeburg
Otto-von-Guericke-Straße 87, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany
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390,00 € - 890,00 €
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The meeting place of international power plant chemistry

The presentation of the concept of a chemical loop combustion for coal is the start of VGB´s 54th Chemistry Conference. Furthermore, new and current aspects of water treatment for the water-steam cycle will be presented, where the autonomous driving of the DI plant will be presented in detail. The reduction of failure alarms in water chemistry and their reductions will be discussed in this context. For corrosion protection in the water-steam cycle, various options are discussed again. In addition, the derivation of reliable findings from online analytics is presented.

In the field of cooling water systems, the problem and the elimination of legionella formation will be discussed. The use of activated carbons for water treatment but also for SO2 removal is presented.

Measures for the removal of Cs and Sr as well as for the online monitoring of boric acid are presented in the field of nuclear reactor chemistry.

  • Programme >
    (Subject to revision)

    Last update: 11 July 2018

    Tuesday, 23 October 2018
    from 18:00 Get-Together in the exhibition hall
    Swan Analytical Instruments AG invites all participants to a Get-Together in the exhibition area.
    Wednesday, 24 October 2018
    09:00 Welcome, Opening
    09:10
    V1
    Study on coal char reaction with Fe-based oxygen carriers for chemical looping combustion
    S. Tomonao and S. Lin, Japan Coal Energy Center, Tokyo/Japan
    09:40
    V2, V3
    „Autonomous driving“ of the DI-plant – Artificial Intelligence (AI) in DI-production
    D. Mauer, MionTec GmbH, Leverkusen/Germany
    10:40 Break
    11:10
    V4
    Recycling of waste water from the water-steam-cycle
    H. Woizick, RheinEnergie AG, Cologne/Germany
    11:40
    V5
    Options to decrease the scaling potential by increasing the recovery rate of a reverse osmosis process
    J. Lipnizki and H.J. Wedemeyer, Lanxess Deutschland GmbH, Leverkusen, U. Dölchow, IAB Bitterfeld Deutschland, Bitterfeld/Germany
    12:10
    V6
    Mobile water services – When renting might be the better option
    M. Geisthoevel, Veolia Water Technologies Deutschland GmbH, Celle/Germany
    12:40 Break – Lunch in the exhibition area
    14:00
    V7
    Removal of Cs and Sr from solution resulting from accident of water-water nuclear power reactor (VVER)
    P. Kůs, M. Skala and J. Kotowski, Centrum výzkumu Řež, Husinec-Řež, V. Havlová and L. Szatmary; ÚJV, Husinec-Řež, Řež/Czech Republic
    14:30
    V8
    Boric acid and corrosive acting ions – solutions for continuous online monitoring of critical parameters in the pressurized water reactor
    T. Dettenrieder, Deutsche METHROM Prozessanalytik GmbH & Co. KG, Filderstadt/Germany
    15:00
    V9
    Safe operation and simple user guidance for analysers like silica and sodium
    M. Schubert, Hach Lange GmbH, Düsseldorf/Germany
    15:30 Break
    16:00
    V10
    Turbidity and its significance for corrosion product monitoring
    L. Staub, SWAN Analytical Instruments, Hinwil/Switzerland
    16:30
    V11
    Reduce repeat water chemistry failures and operator fatigue with verified chemistry alarms
    K. Buecher, Mettler Toledo Thornton, Billerica, MA/USA
    17:00
    V12
    Legionella analysis in cooling water according to the 42nd BImSchV, taking into account the UBA recommendation of 6/2017
    H. Lindner, Lindner AUDi, Bochum/Germany, S. Hahn, PreussenElektra GmbH, Hannover/Germany
    17:30
    V13
    Robust engineering passivation films for power applications
    J.T. San Celestino, Suez Water & Technologies Solutions, Gava/Spain, P. Frail and T. Dale, Suez Water & Technologies Solutions, Trevose/PA USA
    18:00 End of the first conference day
    19:00 Evening event at Ratskeller Magdeburg
    kindly supported by Kurita Europe GmbH and Purolite GmbH
    Please wear your VGB conference badge this evening
    Thursday, 25 October 2018
    09:00
    V14
    Experience in the implementation of zero liquid discharge philosophy to maximize effluent recovery, recycle and reuse
    D. Lalla, A. Govender and K. Galt, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, Johannesburg/South Africa
    09:30
    V15
    New method for steam boilers: More safety, less consumption, lower operating costs
    W. Schellbach, OFS Online Fluid Sensoric GmbH, Ronneburg/Germany
    10:00
    V16
    OOptimization of chemistry of coal power plant to reduce the risk of FAC
    V. Marcu, Israel Electric Corporation Ltd., Haifa/Israel
    10:30 Break
    11:00
    V17
    Emission control enhancements – FGD additives to enhance SO2 removal from flue gas
    T. Dale, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions, Trevose/NA/United States, J. Rosner, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions, Ratingen/Germany
    11:30
    V18
    Novel activated carbons and application of activated carbons in power plants
    F. Galbrecht, Cabot Norit Activated Carbon, Zaandam/The Netherlands
    12:00
    V19
    Operational experience on performance of condensate polishing units in high pressure steam cycles using oxygenated treatment and film forming product
    M. Jansen, Anodamine Europe B.V., Helmond/The Netherlands
    12:30 Break – Lunch in the exhibition area
    14:00
    V20
    Use of film forming amines at STEAG power plants Bexbach and Weiher for preservation and in operation
    R. Wagner, REICON Wärmetechnik und Wasserchemie Leipzig GmbH, Leipzig/Germany
    14:30
    V21
    A trial of film forming amine and non-amine products at Staythorpe power station
    A. Mosley and C. Tommons, RWE Generation UK, Staythorpe/UK
    15:00
    V22
    Experiences with the application of film forming amine in the water-steam cycle of the Marchwood CCGT power plant
    I. Königs, W. Hater, Kurita Europe GmbH, A. Leagas and A. Pearshouse, Marchwood Power Ltd., Southampton, J. Woolley, Twickenham/UK
    15:30 End of conference
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  • Exhibition >

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