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19. August 2015 | Site Reports

New construction of a 19 bar biogas line using the HexelOne® SLM DCT high-pressure pipe system

When building a 19 bar biogas line in Fakenham (England), National Grid opted for the HexelOne®-high-pressure pipe system in the SLM DCT execution – in coiled bundles in order to comply with the agreed 3 weeks civil engineering time. For this pilot project egeplast also executed the welding service under difficult conditions.

The HexelOne® SLM DCT is a self-reinforced high-pressure pipe made of PE that can also be installed using trenchless technology. The quality assurance test is integrated since conductor strips enable a test of the pipe system right after installation. The buried pipe can also be localised permanently.

See National Grid’s video of the project here: