Pipeline Rehabilitation

STRONGBACK

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

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

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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