Pipe wrap repair system
The SuperWrap II wrapping system uses higher density carbon and glass reinforcement, only three or four spirals or wraps are required for each repair.
The SuperWrap II wrapping system comprises of a cold curing fluid grade epoxy resin and a hybrid reinforcement sheet consisting of glass fiber and carbon fibers, which have been woven together to give an optimized balance of strength and flexibility. It is available with two different resin grades. The main difference between these resin grades is the end service temperature and working life of the resin. One has been developed for cool ambient temperatures above 5 C and has a maximum service temperature of up to 60 C, while the other one has been designed for warm ambient temperatures above 20 C and has a maximum service temperature of up to 80 C.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey