Engineering and Construction

Magazine Articles on PipeMedic® products

StifPipe®

This corrugated metal pipe culvert near Cairns, Australia was completed in June 2015. Thanks to StifPipe Technology, this project was easily completed.

Carbon Fiber

A 90-year old riveted steel penstock in a hydroelectric power plant was repaired with carbon FRP.

StifPipe®

29 deteriorated pipes in Aguirre Power Plant for Puerto Rico Electrical Power Authority (PREPA) were repaired with the Award-Winning StifPipe Technology.

PipeMedic®

This is the longest project for repair of pipelines with FRP (1.1 miles x 84 inch diameter) and it was recognized by two international awards.

InfinitPipe®

This article shows how the new InfinitPipe® technology can be used to construct a new pipeline or repair and retrofit existing corroded or leaking pipes.

PipeMedic®

Restoration of Large Diameter Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) Award of Excellence, Concrete Repair Bulletin, ICRI,

StifPipe®

The first project utilizing custom-manufactured StifPipe™ sections was completed in December 2012 to repair a 24-inch corroded corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culvert in Mobile Alabama.

PipeMedic®

Professor Ehsani offered a webinar entitled ” The Latest Innovation in Pipe & Culvert Repair Using Carbon FRP,”. The event attracted over 440 participants from 18 countries.

PipeMedic®

A very thin and flexible PipeMedic® laminate is used to demonstrate how an 8-inch (200 mm) diameter pipe can be repaired.

PipeMedic®

In an amazing application PipeMedic® laminate is used to close a 24-inch gap in a natural gas pipe; the pipe was later tested successfully to a pressure of 250 psi!. The field application of this system for PSE&G received the 2011 Trenchless Technology Project of the Year Award.

PipeMedic®

National Transportation Safety Board covers details of the San Bruno Gas Pipe Explosion that occurred on Sept 9, 2010, killing 8 people. Those weak pipes could be strengthened with PipeMedic® laminates as shown in the above article.

PipeMedic®

PipeMedic® laminate is coiled and inserted into an open culvert for conveyance only. An epoxy paste can be used to bond the laminate to the host pipe and the ends can be sealed with grout.