From Pipe to Pipeline

Applications & Jointing # 1995 Edinburgh

At this Conference, the main focus is on the pipe : hardly surprising since this forms a large part of the material cost of a sewer, water, gas or fuel line. However, the pipe is often only a small part of the total cost of a pipeline installation. It is the jointing of the pipes to each other and to valves and pumps etc., using a variety of jointing methods, together with the installation that converts the pipes into a usable pipeline system and network.
There are a number of matters that must be considered when designing or selecting the components for a pipeline system  :

  • material type;
  • fluid being carried;
  • jointing system;
  • type of installation;
  • economics of the installation.

Each of these issues will be briefly discussed

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