There are many different types of composite pipe repair available on the market all of which are extremely different and have undergone different levels of testing, research and onward development. On the market today there is a great deal of confusion as to which type of composite repair should be used on pipelines with many choices of fibre, architecture and resin available. Composite Sleeve type repairs are accepted in the ASME B31.4 and B31.8 codes as being suitable for the repair of gas and fluid pipelines but with the introduction of the ISO TS 24817 and ASME PCC 2 article 4.1 guidelines many composite wrap type repairs have entered the market.

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