Composite Pipe Repair Coal Pipe Elbows

Composite Pipe Repair

Industry: Power Generation - Fossil Fuel

Solution: Coal Pipe Elbows

ID: CPR-1-00044

Project summary:

A coal-fired power plant had through-wall failures in its coal pipe elbows running into their main boiler. The pipes were repaired by installing an abrasion-resistant ceramic repair putty reinforced with a carbon fiber composite.

  • Date of installation: 5/1/2018
  • End user: Power Generation Facility
  • Facility/Location: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Applicator: Internal Maintenance Team