Clock Spring Pipeline Bend Repair

Clock Spring Pipeline Bend Repair

United States

Pipe Details:

6” ethylene line
40 bar operating pressure
Ambient temperature

Defect Details:

Extensive external corrosion of up to 80% metal loss on 12’ bend radius either side of canal crossing.

Repair Application:

Clock Spring were cut to suit the specific bend radius and in total 18 units were installed on both bend sections.  Hand spool technique was used to install the coils due to tight clearances.

Repair Time:

The complete 36 units were installed in under 5 hours with no shut down of the pipeline.

Clock Spring units being installed using the hand spool technique.

Coils cut to width to suit the bend radius.

One of the completed bend repairs on one side of the canal crossing.


Clock Spring has offices around the world with our global headquarters in Houston, TX, USA.

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North America (USA)
621 Lockhaven Drive
Houston, TX 77073
P: +1-281-590-8491
F: +1-281-590-9528
Eastern Europe
M. Konopnickiej Street
No 2a
Bydgoszcz, Poland
P: +48 601 707 946
4A The Causeway
Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire
England PE29 2HA, UK
P: +44-1480-414-703
F: +44-1480-414-705
Middle East
Addax Tower Level 44
Office No. 4409
Al Reem Island
Abu Dhabi, UAE
P: +971 2 447 4288
M: +971 5 66758217
54 Victoria Road
Aberdeen, Scotland
AB11 6FJ
P: +44 7985 396313

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