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    OBJECTIVES

    • Be able to list the different types of pipe used.
    • Define the processing steps to make each type of pipe.
    • Provide an awareness of different types of pipeline coating.
    • Understand the fundamentals in pipe metallurgy.
    • Introduce the different types of destructive and non-destructive testing techniques.
    • Provide an understanding of the main types of defects that occur during the pipe manufacture process (mill defects).

    LEVEL
    Foundation

    PREREQUISITE

    N/A

    DURATION

    2 Days

    PRESENTER
    Simon Slater

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND
    • Engineers who require an appreciation of pipeline materials and pipe manufacture.

    • Learning

      DAY ONE

      Pipeline integrity threats 
      • Pipe types

      • Pros and cons

      • Pipe specifications

      Basic metallurgy of pipe
      • Properties
      • Structure of metals
      • Chemistry
      • Strengthening mechanisms
      • Weldability

      Pipe feedstock
      • Why cover this?

      • Steelmaking
      • Casting
      • Semi-finished product

      • Non-destructive techniques

      Non-destructive testing and hydrotesting
      • Types of pipe manufacturing methods
      • SAWL - UOE / JCOE / Three roll bending
      • Seamless
      • ERW/HFW/HFI
      • SAWH
      • Comparison of the process routes
      • Coating

      DAY TWO

      Material properties and mechanical testing
      • Mechanical testing types
      • Tensile testing
      • Toughness
      • Hardness testing
      • Non-destructive techniques

      Non-destructive testing and hydrotesting
      • Non-destructive techniques

      • Non-destructive examination

      Typical pipe defects
      • Surface defects

      • Internal defects
      • Weld defects
      • ERW/HFI pipe defects