STP1093

    Field Experience with Fiberglass Pipe in the Middle East

    Published: Jan 1990


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    Abstract

    Glassfiber Reinforced Plastic (GRP) pipes were first introduced into the Middle East in the mid 1970's. High temperatures prevail, high and saline groundwater tables exist in coastal areas, and corrosive soils abound making GRP the ideal pipe material for water and sewer lines, cooling systems for power and desalination plants, storm-water networks, and other applications.

    Keywords:

    deflection, stiffness, field experience, installation, Middle East, Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Pipe


    Author Information:

    Leondaris, Kleovoulos G.
    Manager, Marketing & Field Engineering, International Pipe Operations, Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Athens,


    Paper ID: STP42122S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D20.23

    DOI: 10.1520/STP42122S


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