Bi-metal, CRA-lined pipe employed for North Sea field development

Mark A. Spence, Ces V. Roscoe United Pipelines Warrington, U.K. Karl Schafer H Butting GmbH Hanover J. Hutchison BP Amoco London Alan Foxton Rockwater Ltd. Aberdeen Charles Barraclough Kvaerner E&C U.K. Ltd. London Fabrication progresses of bi-metal pipe and ancillary supply and control lines into the 44-in. carrier pipe (Fig. 1). This is one of the hydraulic expansion presses, with top die and end-loading rams in open positions, used to manufacture bi-metal-lined pipe (Fig. 2). [45,451 bytes] Production process for bi-metal mechanically bonded pipe (Fig. 3 [95,736 bytes] ...

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