A New Year for CPCA

By |2018-07-25T11:58:30-04:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: CPCA Corner|Tags: |

Recent CPCA Corners A New Year for CPCA: 365 Days of Opportunity for Growth and Prosperity Author: Lloyd Clarke Published: February 2018 As 2017 has drawn to a close, I am honoured to become the new President of CPCA and begin my 2 year term. I am also pleased to [...]

CRN: What’s in a Number?

By |2018-07-25T11:59:52-04:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: CPCA Corner|Tags: , |

Recent CPCA Corners CRN: What's in a Number? Author: Cameron Sterling Published: December 2016 Canadian Registration Numbers (CRNs) identify unique pressure equipment designs for use in Canada. Each design concept has a unique number. One Canadian Registration Number can represent millions of individual items, each with a different serial number, [...]

Are CRNS Needed?

By |2018-07-25T12:02:56-04:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: CPCA Corner|Tags: |

Recent CPCA Corners Are CRNs Needed? Author: Cameron Sterling Published: December 2016 Opinions and answers depend on perspective, but public safety should always be of paramount significance! Here’s our view on some answers: "Some Applicants Answer No" They incorrectly seem to suggest that the CRN application process is necessarily: an [...]

Preferential Oxidation or “Green Rot” Corrosion

By |2018-07-25T12:01:33-04:00September 28th, 2015|Categories: CPCA Corner|Tags: , |

Recent CPCA Corners Preferential Oxidation or "Green Rot" Corrosion Author: Lloyd Clarke Published: September 2015 Type K thermocouples, which consist of a chromel leg and an alumel leg, are widely used in industry for measuring process temperatures up to 1200°C. They are however, susceptible to preferential oxidation or “green rot” [...]

Factory Audit Options

By |2018-07-25T11:30:05-04:00August 10th, 2015|Categories: CPCA Corner|Tags: , , , , , |

Recent CPCA Corners Factory Audit Options Author: Paul Bastel Published: August 2015 One priority for the CPCA Industrial Relations Committee (IRC) is to understand, educate and resolve frustrations around the topic of product certification. To this end the committee has undertaken several surveys among members, market and certification bodies. This [...]

Inline Chlorine Analysis – Colorometric vs. Ampreometric Methodology

By |2018-07-25T11:33:07-04:00June 10th, 2015|Categories: CPCA Corner|Tags: , , , |

Recent CPCA Corners Inline Chlorine Analysis - Colorometric vs. Ampreometric Methodology Author: Brett Smith Published: June 2015 Chlorine is a strong oxidant used to disinfect drinking water, process wastewater and provide sanitation that is essential to protecting public health. Utilizing Chlorine gas requires special storage, safety and handling considerations and [...]