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6 Inch Leaking Steam Line Flange

Nature of defect

A flange joint connection on a 6” steam line had failed due to possible gasket or flange face issues. The client required a live leak arrest system to be applied due to operational down time.

Solution

Metalyte Pipeworks solution was to apply a fully engineered clamp enclosure to encompass the flange outside diameter.

Repair method

The flange and pipe area had the insulating material removed. An engineering survey & measure up was carried out for the clamp to be manufactured. The clamp was installed live with sealant injected into both the perimeter and injectable flange stud fixings.