MAJOR FIELD STUDY COMPARES PIPELINE SCC WITH COATINGS

Burke Delanty, John O'Beirne TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. Calgary A 6-year field study by TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. (TCPL) of stress corrosion cracking (SCC) on its system has yielded important information about the origins and occurrence of SCC. The study was prompted by three 1986 in-service line failures attributable to SCC. Whether during service or TCPL's subsequent testing, SCC failures have occurred only in Class 1 locations (little or no human population). More populated areas

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