Let the buyer beware

Raleigh, Patrick
September 2010
Process Engineering;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p47
Trade Publication
The article discusses the result of the survey conducted by H. S. Pipequipment Ltd. which examines the common issues that cause costly delays in gas and petrochemical plants in Great Britain. The survey reveals that valves are the major cause of the greatest difficulties in plants, while pumps, compressors as well as other rotating machinery are also ranked as problematic. The survey also indicates that cost and quality have major influence in the industry when selecting an equipment supplier.


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