Composite Pipe Repair

Industry: Other

Solution: Chemical Pipes

ID: CPR-11-00113

Project summary:

A fiberglass pickling line at a steel manufacturing facility was experiencing severe degradation due to hydrochloric acid exposure. The pipe tapered from 40 inches down to 24 inches in diameter over a 200 foot length. A 25-foot section was repaired using a chemically resistant composite system designed specifically for service with exposure to concentrated acids.

  • Date of installation: 06/22
  • End user: Cleveland Cliffs Weirton Steel
  • Facility/Location: West Virginia
  • Applicator: Gheens Painting
  • Products used:
  • CF-550 BD
  • FRP 220 C LP Saturant
  • FRP Repair Putty