Clock Spring Offshore Topside (Tight Clearance)

Clock Spring Offshore Topside (Tight Clearance)

West Malaysia


8” diameter operating at 10 bars containing hydrocarbon at ambient temperature.


Defect Details:

The defect is external corrosion with wall loss of 40%. Tees are located both before and after the defect. A 3” pipe hangs above the repair section with a tight clearance of only 3 inches.

Repair Application:

Clock Spring reinforcement sleeve is used and applied using the hand spool technique to meet the tight clearance restriction.

8” pipe with corrosion close proximity to 3” line
Filler and adhesive applied

Repair Time:

The repair took 45 minutes to complete.

Coil applied and held in position whilst curing
Completed repair