Aloraier, Abdulkareem S. and Aloraier, Abdulaziz and Joshi, Suraj
Design of a novel clamp for on-line fluid leaks in petrochemical industry, oil refineries and power plants.
International Journal of Energy & Technology, 2
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Most pipelines in petrochemical industries, oil refineries and power plants operate at high temperatures and pressures. Leaks can develop in such pipes when a pressurized fluid is confined at high temperatures. A simple and practical method is desirable to handle these types of fluid leaks. Most methods of repairing pipe leakage involve cutting and welding, which is
not recommended when dealing with flammable fluids. This paper presents the design of an innovative clamp for handling such on-line fluid leaks and discusses its advantages over conventional clamps currently used in the industry.
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