Hawkins Webinar - Over-Fired Air (OFA) in Industrial Boilers

Thursday, 19 January 2023
9:30 am – 10:15 am (UK time)
    • Dr Paul Moody, Associate, Hawkins

In this session Paul will discuss how pollution control technology can cause a loss of steam and/or power generation.

Paul with cover in the session:

  • Steam Generation
  • What is Over-Fired Air (OFA)?
  • When OFA can be a problem.
  • Hawkins Investigations.

Paul Moody joined Hawkins in 2017, Paul has worked on cases involving escapes of water, personal injuries, petrochemical sites and boilers for power generation. Paul’s boiler and petrochemical site investigations have taken place in the UK as well as other countries, including South Africa, India, Sweden and Oman. Paul is an Associate based in the Glasgow office.

Paul completed his undergraduate degree in Metallurgy at the University of Birmingham in 1990. During this time, he was sponsored by British Steel and gained work experience at Swinden Labs in Rotherham. Paul later completed his Doctorate at the University of Birmingham, researching the fracture properties of welded structural steels in relation to the oxygen content of weld metals. The work was sponsored by ESAB, headquartered in Waltham Cross in London.

After completing his studies in 1995, Paul began his career at the Defence Research Agency as a Research Scientist, working on welding of high strength naval steels and investigations of failed components. Following this, Paul worked as a Metallurgist at a number of firms including Bodycote Materials Testing Ltd, Ingenco Ltd (formerly Scottish Power Technology), and Doosan Babcock Ltd. Paul’s experience includes facilitating contract materials testing for the offshore oil and gas services industry, performing remanent life assessment on boilers for power plants and petrochemical sites, investigating failed components, and providing support on materials related issues.

Please note that this event is being hosted by Hawkins, on their events platform.

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Please note: This event is a regional collaboration between the local institutes in the area. Your booking details will be shared with the Insurance Institute of Chelmsford and South Essex, which is acting as the host institute for this event.

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