Technical guide to hydrogen embrittlement in topside and subsea lifts

William Hackett identified its heat-treated Grade 8 master link (pictured) as a potential solution to the challenges posed by HE to higher grades of steel (credit: William Hackett)

William Hackett, the offshore lifting hoists and chains specialist, has released an industry report to raise awareness about the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report is intended to help offshore operators minimise the risks associated with HE and SICC, and includes guidance on ...

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