The application and use of fiberglass composite piping has continued to grow since the mid to late 1980s. Today, composite or fiberglass tubing is widely used in industries such as power generation, petrochemicals and desalination. Fiberglass piping is corrosion resistant, with a life cycle typically exceeding 30 years, and is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to steel, other metal alloys, ductile iron and concrete.
Although fiberglass was once considered a specialty product, because of its ability to withstand sulfuric acid, it is now a standard material, if not the standard for major market segments, for a number of reasons. For example, fiberglass has been used in potable water projects, agricultural irrigation systems, feed and pressure piping for hydroelectric plants, power plant cooling water systems, gravity and pressure sewer systems, and "sliding liners" for pipe rehabilitation. Over the past two decades, fiberglass has begun to transcend its early stereotypes and has proven its value as a cost-effective material that offers numerous benefits to the end user.
The main reasons for the increased use and popularity of fiberglass are key benefits such as high strength-to-weight ratio, dimensional stability, good mechanical properties, ease of installation, reduced installation costs, lower maintenance costs, and overall durability in extreme conditions. Likewise, another advantage of fiberglass tubing is that it has a smoother internal surface compared to traditional construction materials. This characteristic, with its smooth bore, resists scale deposits and can produce greater service fluid flow throughout the life of the project.
Many factors need to be considered when designing underground large diameter piping systems; local soil conditions, water table depth, buried loads, live loads, deformation due to buried stresses and operating temperatures. Equally consider the equations for fluid velocity and fluid pressure, head loss due to turbulence, water hammer, buckling pressure and impact pressure. Designing a suitable underground piping system is a complex process involving extensive calculations - product design should always be carried out by a qualified engineer.
Fiberglass tubing is light and stiff, non-conductive, mechanically strong, resistant to aging, high temperatures and corrosion. Fiberglass pipe has been widely used in petroleum, electric power, chemical industry, paper making, urban drainage, factory sewage treatment, seawater desalination, gas transmission and other industries with unique advantages.
FRP storage tank is also different from traditional material products, in terms of performance, use, life properties, etc. are much better than traditional products. Its easy to shape, customizable, optional color mixing and other features favored by merchants and sellers, occupying more and more market share, broad prospects!
With the acceleration of China's urbanization process, in the face of population, resources, environmental balance and protection, governments at all levels are increasing the investment in urban infrastructure year by year, combined with the need for advanced technology to increase the variety and specifications of urban infrastructure. Pipes and fittings. The production is increasing, the quality is improving, especially the plastic pipe development is faster, become a hot spot for investment today. Glass fiber pipe material is one of them.
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