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2011 №08 (06) 2011 №08 (08)

The Paton Welding Journal 2011 #08
TPWJ, 2011, #8, 22-26 pages
 
ADMISSIBLE PRESSURE FOR FILLER OF SEALED SLEEVES USED TO REPAIR MAIN PIPELINES


Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                       0957-798X (print)
Issue                       № 8, 2011 (August)
Pages                      22-26
 
 
Authors
V.I. MAKHNENKO, E.A. VELIKOIVANENKO, A.S. MILENIN, O.I. OLEJNIK, G.F. ROZYNKA and N.I. PIVTORAK

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU, Kiev, Ukraine
 
 
Abstract
Main variants of strengthening of thinning of pipeline walls by installing a sealed sleeve are considered. It is shown that the variant of the repair technology involving a sleeve structure with a liquid agent filling the gap between the pipe walls and sleeve requires a detailed substantiation, allowing for properties of the filler during polymerisation, as well as corresponding estimation of the load-carrying capacity of the welds.
 
 
Keywords: repair of active pipelines, sealed sleeves, slot welds, volumetric changes during polymerisation
 
 
Received:                ??.??.??
Published:               28.08.11
 
 
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