FRP Piping systems

FRP Piping Systems

Since 1969, Plasticon Composites has enjoyed a worldwide reputation in glass fibre reinforced (FRP) pipes and fittings with its Kialite® brand and Plastilon® brand (bell & spigot bonding system) FRP piping systems. Today, FRP piping systems are available in a variety of standard diameters ranging from 25 to 1200 mm. Plasticon Composites offers FRP pipe and fittings to meet all national and international standards, depending on the area and application. Combining the strength of FRP and the chemical compatibility of plastics provides customers with a superior alternative to costly metal alloys and rubber-lined steel.

Dual Laminate Piping Systems

In addition, Plasticon Composites manufactures and installs thermoplastic lined FRP (dual laminate) pipes for aggressive products such as chlorine gas, hydrochloric acid, sodium hypochlorite and caustic soda. Plasticon Composites have combined various thermoplastic and fluoropolymer liners (PVC, C-PVC, PP, PE, PVDF, E-CTFE, FEP, PFA, MFA) with glass fibre reinforced polyester resins in order to provide customers with dual laminate piping systems for extremely hot and corrosive environments.

Application Areas

Due to their excellent properties, Plasticon Composites FRP or Dual Laminate piping systems can be used perfectly in several environments. These include all kinds of underground piping systems designed in accordance with ISO 14692 and AWWA 45. Plasticon Composites can also supply insulated piping systems for cooled water conduits used in tropical and subtropical regions or in cold environments. These include heat tracing to prevent the medium from freezing. The use of polyurethane insulation finished with a GRP laminate ensures 100% vapour-tight insulation. Plasticon Composites can comply with any requirements relating to product identification.          

GRP or Dual laminate piping systems:

  • Cooling-water FRP piping systems
  • Process FRP or Dual Laminate piping systems 
  • Auxiliary FRP piping systems
  • Recirculation piping systems
  • Underground feeding FRP piping systems

Applications of composite piping systems:

 

The latest technologies are implemented in the production process at Plasticon Composites’ sites, ensuring high quality products. Plasticon Composites offers customers flexible and continuous service for turnkey projects or maintenance.

Piping components

Plasticon Composites designs Dual laminate piping systems, combining FRP with PE, PP, PVC-U and C-PVC:

  • elbows
  • flanges
  • T-pieces
  • one piece reducers

The components are produced by injection moulding from first class thermoplastic granulates, in accordance with DIN and ASME standards.

Installation methods

Plasticon Composites’ full range of options includes a comprehensive schedule of jointing and fitting solutions. This allows us to serve different markets and fulfil specific requirements. Whether your piping system is complex or standard, underground or above ground, at sea or in a confined space, Plasticon Composites can offer the right solution. 

Plasticon Composites, manufactures and installs FRP piping systems, auxiliary piping systems, cooling-water piping systems, underground piping systems, process piping systems.

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