FRP / GRP PIPES & Pipe Fittings are now being accepted all over in Chemical,Petroleum, Gas, Water Transportation, Sea Water, Sewerage, etc. GRP/FRP pipes are competing with conventional material like Ductile Iron, Epoxy Coated MS, PVC, HDPE because of its major advantage of being non-corrosive in nature and long life with proper selection of resin. FRP pipes are ranging from 200 mm dia. up to 2600 mm dia. and capable of withstanding pressures up to 30 bars, are now being used commonly in the desalination industry. GRP/FRP pipes have an inherent advantage of high corrosion resistance to sea water, cold water for power plants, chlorine/acid and brine solutions. They can operate continuously at higher temperatures and installation can be done above-ground, at sub-sea level as well as underground for cover depths of 8 m.
Fiberglass reinforced piping systems are time tested because they have proven their durability and value in stony environments and brutal applications for decades. Following factors lead GRP/FRP pipes ahead from any other pipe.
FRP / GRP pipes & Pipe Fittings weights only 25% as much as similar steel pipe and 10% as much as similar concrete product. GRP/FRP pipes are light weighted, hence easier handling, faster installation and low transportation costs. The use of heavy equipment is practically eliminated.
GRP/FRP Piping System are resistant to corrosion both inside & outside. These pipes has been used for handling dilute acids, saturated brine, organic solvents and other corrosive chemical but there is zero corrosion as result additional lining and exterior coating are not required.