Pipeline Rehabilitation


The StrongBack Pipe Reinforcing System has been developed as an economical, long term, external strength enhancement system. Under almost any condition on land or underwater, StrongBack efficiently provides a permanent, cost-effective remediation system.

Who Uses StrongBack ?

  • Refineries
  • Pipeline Companies
  • Steel Foundries
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Port Authorities
  • Chemical Plants
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Utilities
  • Oil Storage Terminals
  • Offshore Facilities

StrongBack Application

  • Pipe Reinforcement
  • Abrasion Protection
  • Corrosion Protection
  • Pipe Leaks
  • Structural Repair
  • Dielectric Protection
  • Duct Sealing

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength (73°F) ASTM-D-3039 71,700 psi
Flexural Strength (77°F) ASTM-D- 790 53,100 psi
Compression Strength ASTM-D-695 32,800 psi
Interlaminar Shear ( 77°F) ASTM-D-2344 4,500 psi
Glass Transition Temp. ASTM-D-S31 122°C
Shore D hardness (24 hr cure) 80
Heat resistance (24 hour cure) 500°F
Temperature Cycle Test 16 layers cycled from 75°F – 450°F
With no delamination or loss of bond


Number of plies required As per calculations *
* 10″ od and less – 8 plies min.
* Over 10″ od – 10 plies min.
Application Method Water Activated wet lay up
Cure Time 30 -60 minutes dependant on temp.
Maximum Installation Temp. 350°F
Dielectric Strength Non-conductive when cured (I6000 volts)
Transportation Non-regulated -Non hazardous Frt. Class NO1 – item 4600 Class 60

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