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Leak sealing service

under full operation pressure and temperature

Our on line leaksealing service enables you to keep your production on line while the remedy of the defect is in operation. This prevents you from cost-intensive shut downs and keeps your costs of maintenance down. The operation condition are including nearly all mediums:

  • From vacuum up to 240 bar (vacuum to 2.500 psi)
  • From 150°C bis + 700°C (-240°F to 1.300°F)

The frequently operated leak sealings are on flanges, valves and pipes.

Bolting service

 

Controlled loading of bolt connections by using hydraulic driven torque equipment.

Hottapping und Line Stop

Hottapping und Line Stop

Hottapping means spot boring of pipes / lines / vessels or tanks under pressure. The Hottaping service is possible for a various range of liquid or gaseous products with a maximum pressure rate of 100 bar (1.450 psi) and a maximum temperature of 370°C (700°F).

This method enables you to contain branch connections into pipe nets and change of defect valves without service interruption in a fast and safely matter.

  1. Measuring rod
  2. Tapping machine
  3. Valve Adapter
  4. Cutter
  5. Pilot
  6. AValve
  7. Fitting
Second slide

Testing and plugging of Exchanger Tubes

Single tube testing with compressed air or water up to a pressure rate of 180 bar (2.600 psi)

On Site Machining

Repair of sealing surfaces by using mobile flange facing machines from a range from 0 - 6.500 mm.
Our 2D and 3D milling machines enable us to mill areas 250mm wide and 1.800 mm long without machine moving operations. The machines have been in operation for milling lining grooves on heat exchanger as well as for milling foundations of motors and turbines.
We bring along a range of special boring and drilling machines for holes, blind holes and tapping operations as well as spindling of bearings.
On-site grinding of oval manholes for inside our outside manhole sealing surfaces.
With our frame splitted pipe cutting machines we are able to operate diameters up to 2.500mm (100").
Our cutting and flange facing machines enable us to prepare are variaty of weld preparation forms to pipe ends up to a diameter of 6.500 mm (260").

Pipe freezing

While deep-freezing liquids a shot plug is build which will take on the form of a diabolo caused by the shrinkage of the pipe. This plug is able to resist twice the pipe pressure. Standardwise is the length of the plug threetimes the diameter of the pipe. Precondition is that there is no flow inside the pipe system which has to be frozen.

Scope of application

Rohrwerk has done pipe freezing on pipes from DN 10 up to DN1000 (1/2" up to 40"). Apart from Water and Oil we have frozen several liquids and products at following production sites and units:

Refineries
Petrochemical plants
Conventional power plants
Public utility companies
Waste inceneration plants
Paper mills and sugar refineries

Coating Systems

Repair material available as paste and repair bandage. Used for repair operations of pumps, valves, pipes, coolers and heat exchangers. Resistant against oily products, hydrocarbons, water, saltwater, dilutions of acid and solvents. Operable temperature range: - 40°C to +140°C ( -40° to 284° F).