Cold Curing Repair for Online Pipe Leaks

 Introduction Corrosion in pipes is common and complete pipe wall loss or through-hole defects are a regular occurrence within many facilities. In the Oil & Gas and Offshore industry where flammable gases are present, it is necessary to fix these types of pipe leaks and pipe defects with cold curing repair. The reason is because […]

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Sealing a Pipeline’s Fate ( February 2013) The Repair Option ( March 2014)

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Composite repair for pipeline defects

When left unmonitored, excessive external corrosion, internal corrosion, erosion, abrasion, dents and cracks can all potentially lead to disaster. These pipeline defects when unrepaired, can cause expensive and potentially deadly consequences to asset owners and equipment operators. Therefore, these pipeline defects require suitable repairs or replacements, depending on the severity of the defects. Hot Works […]

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How to repair GRE Pipe Leak in 5 Steps?

GRE (Glass Reinforced Epoxy) / GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic) / FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic) Pipes have high mechanical strength; however the material tends to be brittle and will weaken under strong impact. Leak will start to occur when the GRE/GRP/FRP piping system is subjected to heavy vibrations. Performing GRE/GRP/FRP pipe leak repairs for small diameters […]

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Temporary and Permanent Pipe Leak Repairs

While most of the pipe repair components have a design basis in accordance with internationally recognised codes or standards. In most cases these codes or standards may not concern piping or pipelines, but concern pressure vessel type codes, such as ASME Section VIII: Pressure Vessel Code, or API 6H: Specification on End Closures, Connectors and […]

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Composite repair for pipe corrosion and leaks

Composite repairs are gaining popularity and acceptance worldwide among asset owners and operators. Composite repair methods and procedure are guided international engineering standards and provide an engineered, proven and durable solution to non-metallic pipe repair works.Components of composite repair materials generally comprise of filler rebuilding material, resin component and reinforcement layered sheet. Filler rebuilding materials […]

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Considerations before performing pipe repairs

Pipe Repair Scenarios There are three main repair scenarios to be considered before performing pipe repairs; pipe subject to external metal loss (caused by corrosion or mechanical damage), pipe subject to internal metal loss (caused by corrosion, erosion or erosion/corrosion), and pipe fittings and components that are leaking. In addition to these main repair scenarios, […]

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