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DIRAX - Directional Drill Joint Protection

DIRAX - Directional Drill Joint Protection
Backing Binder: PE
Category: Heat Shrinkable Pipeline Coatings
A high performance fiberglass reinforced sleeve specifically designed for girth weld corrosion protection.

Applications:

  • DIRAX is used for corrosion protection of girth welds on coated pipes used for horizontal or directional drilling.

Features & Benefits:

Highly resistant to shear & peel forces induced by soil and thermal movements Monolithic coating system
     DIRAX is tough      Abrasion and wear resistance at pull-through
     comparable to mill coatings

Wear cone protects leading edge of sleeve against pull-through forces

Sleeve can be applied over wet epoxy-no cure or waiting times
     Provides additional strength and security -
     increases reliability
     Allows fast application - saves time!

Superior cathodic disbondment and hot
water immersion resistnace

Low preheat requirements
     Offers optimum barrier protection against
     corrosion
     Makes installation faster and saves time

Max Temperature: 65 ºC, 149 ºF

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