Bringing Reliability and Traceability to Engineered Composite Repairs
Engineered composite repairs have matured into a key tool for managing the in-service integrity of pressurized components. TEAM remains at the heart of the development and standardization of this technology. Our current focus is on bringing reliability and traceability to repairs, controlling every step of the delivery process to give solutions that can be relied upon with confidence.
ASME PCC-2 and ISO 24817 set out the key requirements for the engineered repairs but they need expert assessment and understanding to ensure they are complied with. TEAM has been members of these committees and involved in the development of these standards since their inception and our processes have been built so that compliance can be assured.This has enabled us to secure Type Approvals from third parties such as ABS and Lloyds Register.
Our expertise ensures you get the repairs you are looking for, assessing each case to identify whether a composite repair or mechanical solution is best suited to the problem and ensure the right option is proposed.We can provide detailed analysis of challenging defects such as pipeline dents and cracking.Once in service, we can support through collation and assessment of inspection data.
To provide the best service, we make use of both in-house and third-party repair systems that comply with the qualification requirements of the reference standards.We run repair calculations through our own engineering teams but can also provide checking of third-party calculations where required.Our technicians are trained to apply systems used and their experience is tracked to enable us to verify their competence.Installation documentation is retained enabling us to re-validate repairs as fit for purpose in future.
TEAM is committed to extending the understanding of repair performance and actively support independent test programs as well as joint programs with operators to support solutions to specific problems.Our objective is to be your partner in integrity, from assessment, through selection and installation to management in service.
The TEAM Advantage
TEAM is the only global supplier of composite repairs to deliver the entire process from inspection to installation using our own experts. Clear responsibility through all stages enables us to ensure the repairs perform as required. We utilize a combination of third-party and in-house repair systems so that we can offer cost-effective solutions; our experts verify that third party repair systems specified by our engineering team satisfy the requirements of ASME PCC-2 Article 4.1 and ISO 24817.
With expertise in all elements of the repair process, we contribute to both ASME and ISO committees developing standards for this technology to support correct and appropriate use of the technology. As an integrated supplier with extensive expertise in helping operators manage the integrity of their plants, TEAM recognizes that no single solution provides the best answer to all integrity issues. Where, for example, a composite repair option is not ideally suited we will propose an alternative, such as an enclosure. In certain cases, combinations of solutions have proven the best options. We will help you to select the best option for each case.
Teach your site teams about proper composite repair usage and associated governing standardsWhen you want to learn more about the systems and how to use them to ensure predictable performance then TEAM can support you through our Training Schools. Practical Online courses cover design aspects at all levels from short overviews to detailed explanation of the requirements of the governing standard. We can deliver training to your site teams so that they are fully aware of what to expect when using composite repairs to support safety during delivery for all those working on site.
Learn More About Our Composite Repair Services
TEAM Composite Repair Capabilities
Our experience includes:
- Repairs to pipes, tanks, vessels
- Repairs designed for pressures of 345bar (5000psi)
- Repairs designed for temperatures ranging from -180°C to +260°C (-292°F to +500°F)
- Repair lengths from 300mm to over 150m (12” to 500’)
- Repairs to structures such as decks and vent stacks
- Conduct permanent repairs
- Maximize your equipment’s longevity
- Focus on structural strengthening
- Minimize the impact to productivity
- Common Applications
Composite repairs are now used routinely for both short term and long term repairs to impaired systems. Common applications include:
- Water lines
- Oil lines
- Gas lines
- Flare lines
- Chemical systems
- Tanks and vessels
- Gas and liquid pipelines
- Structural repairs
- Offshore and onshore
- Deck repairs
- Fully-Certified Techs
In absence of a formal industry qualification for repair installers, TEAM has prepared a competence scheme to enable us to verify the capability of our technicians. Objective evidence is collected and used to track experience. Evidence is grouped into constituent tasks and by typical components that technicians will face on site so that we can be confident in their ability to handle each repair scenario to which they are assigned.
- Integrated Solutions
As an integrated supplier, TEAM can support you in managing the integrity of your systems from inspection to assessment and repair. For more demanding defects, such as dents and cracks in pipelines, our experts at Quest Integrity can provide assessment of the expected lives with and without composite repairs to provide support for each application. These assessments are backed by full scale testing, giving a verified solution.
Where demanding structural loads are present or the component in need of repair is more complex, then full structural analysis can be completed using, for example, finite element analysis or other relevant assessment. With just a single point of contact, we can simplify your task and support you with industry-leading solutions in all areas.
- Digital Solutions
Our digital platform turns slow paper-driven processes into streamlined, fully-automated and fully transparent operations. This results in less re-work, more time-on-tools and less manual data entry for improved efficiencies.