Pipeline & Coatings

What to Consider When Backfilling a Natural Gas Pipeline

Posted by Steven Quinn on Jun 1, 2022 9:06:05 AM

Proper backfilling is critical when burying natural gas pipelines. First, however, is the preparation of the pipe. Once it’s coated and the segments are…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Bitumen pipeline coatings, Pipe Protection, Rock Shield

Best Solution for the Long-Term Protection of Critical Gas Risers & Ancillary Connections

Posted by Maribeth Taylor on Aug 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

This article offers advice on how best to protect natural gas risers and their service connections from corrosion and physical damage.

Natural gas risers…

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Topics: Bitumen pipeline coatings, Pipe Protection, Gas raisers, Ancillary protection

Pipeline Coatings Made to Resist High Levels of Soil Stress

Posted by Douglas Campbell on Apr 6, 2020 10:41:48 AM

Aggressive soil conditions for buried pipelines can be an unforgiving environment for field-applied corrosion coatings. Soil stress along with pipe…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Pipe Protection, Cold applied tapes, Tapecoat M50, Mesh back tape

How to Use Profiling Putty with Heat Shrink Sleeves

Posted by Paul Barkley on Dec 5, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Profiling putty has long been a standard tool in the protection of pipe flanges and push fit joints prior to overwrapping with tapes; however, its use…

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Topics: Pipeline coatings, Profiling Putty, Heat Shrink Sleeves, Pipe Protection