There are times when a leaking line needs to be attended to; and isolating the unit is not a viable commercial option. TRITORC offers Online Leak Sealing solutions to facilitate speedy recovery of a leaked joint or a stream.
Leaks may develop for variety of reasons, such as Defective material, erosion or corrosion, Thermo-cycling, Bolt and Gasket relaxation or incompatible gasket material, Unsatisfactory sealing surface, Incorrect bolting per-load, Forces or movements acting on piping systems and Fatigue.
TRITORC Online Leak Sealing solutions are applicable in pressurized pipelines and other components such as valves, flanges, fittings etc. This is a very critical yet widely used method supporting mostly the petrochemical and power industry.
Typical components that can develop a leak:
- Weld Joints
- Couplings & Unions
- Expansion Joints
Leak sealing is now effective on a wide Varity of pipelines, valve and pressure vessel leaks. The process used to stop leaks of steam lines, water lines, hydrocarbons and a wide variety of chemical systems at pressures up to 10,000 psi and temperatures up to 650 Deg C or 1200 deg F or more depending on the application.
Leak Sealing is a three-part process:
- Provide a sealant retaining device to envelope the leak source
- Means of injecting the sealant into the retaining device to be established
- Inject the sealant in the cavity/envelope to seal the leak
Benefits of On-line Leak Sealing:
- Keeps plant on-line & in production
- Maintains integrity of process system
- Extends life of Plant components
- Reduces Noise Level
- Environmentally Friendly
- Significant product and energy savings
Although Leak Sealing is a critical activity, we have a highly skilled Team behind our success.
TRITORC ensures safety for both the plant and its operating personnel.