New Products & Site Techniques # 1998 Gothenburg
This paper discusses the fabrication and properties of continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic pipe systems. Such products can be manufactured by various winding processes involving reinforcing fibres or prepreg tape and have the potential to form the basis of a new range of high added value pipe products.
Author(s) : Gibson, Frost, Stratfold
This paper discusses the possibilities offered by ramp pressure loading tests to generate data for determining the long term load-bearing characteristics of plastics pipe systems. In addition to ramp pressure loading, procedures are also considered where the pressure is held at a constant value for a period of time,...
Author(s) : Frost, Gibson
This paper describes the activities of the Joint Industry Project on Implementation of Reinforced Thermoplastic Pipe in the Oil and Gas Industries. The aim of the JIP is to promote applications of this new class of product in the transport of oilfield fluids, in gas transmission and in subsea flowlines.
Author(s) : Gibson, Wu, Frost, Korsunsky
This paper considers the collapse of liners confined within rigid pipes and recommends design equations top avoid this effect. Two and three-dimensional aspects of the problem are examined. The onset of unstable collapse is well-described by the critical pressure predicted from analytical models and is essentially an...