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What is Eddy Current Testing?

Eddy current testing is a non-destructive test method that can be performed on conductive materials. A test coil that is energized with alternating current is placed close to the test…
Eddy Current Tester

Techniques for Condenser Tube Cleaning

One of the major services provided by The Merrick Group is the heat exchanger and condenser tube cleaning, maintenance, and restoration. Our service is designed to fit all specifications and…
conderser tube cleaning

How Does a Nuclear Reactor Work?

A nuclear reactor is the heart and soul of a nuclear power plant and must be treated with care by a nuclear technician. The key to a successful nuclear power…

A Day in the Life of a Nuclear Technician

Working in the field of nuclear energy is a rewarding experience that gives technicians the chance to travel, learn valuable skills, and gives them a sense of accomplishment. This blog…

How to Prevent Fouling in Industrial Equipment?

Industrial equipment is expensive, and proper maintenance is important to keep it working properly. Part of the reason that routine maintenance is so important to industrial equipment is that it…
Fouling in a heat exchanger before cleaning and maintenance

Training Tips for Nuclear Technician Jobs

Right now, Nuclear energy provides 20% of the power for our electricity and this is expected to increase in the next decade, creating ample career opportunities.  The Nuclear Energy Institute…