Carbon Fiber Strengthening of 8-inch Elbow
Problem vs Solution
- API 570 inspection was performed and pipe was not fit for service to reach next scheduled outage
- Thin wall conditions required an immediate repair solution
- CarbonSeal™ was designed to fully restore the structural integrity of the pipe per ASME PCC-2 Article 401
- Installation was performed without downtime
- Service life was extended by 5 years
See the before and after photos below.