Quickflange

A weldless flange solution

Quickflange® technology provides high performance weldless, flange to pipe connections. The patented technology is a permanent solution for improving pipeline integrity and flow assurance. Quickflange®, allows for "cold work" pipe modification with a vast range of size and pressure ratings for most applications.

Pro/con

No hot work
No welding preparation, inspection or habitat requirements
Fast repair times reducing shutdown
Permanent long-term solution
Easy to install
Less manpower required compared to a weld
Client technicans can be trained to carry out the install themselves
Can only be applied on straight sections of pipe

Specification

Accuracy Highly accurate compared to welded connections as the connection is based on groove technology allowing for more accurate cutting and replacement of spool sections.
Asset life extension Quickflange is extensively used to repair/replace corroded pipelines both onshore and offshore from sizes ¾” through to 14”.
Compliance DNV certified, ABS Type Approved. ASME Code compliant (Flange) and B31.3 (Offshore Piping Code) 95% of the flanges sold are ASME B16.5 standard. EEMUA 145 for CuNi.
Cost Cost effective solution | Reduced manpower | Higly efficient | Fast turnarounds with “off the shelf” product available.
Lifespan Permanent solution for improving pipeline integrity and flow assurance.
Pressure class Quickflange is type approved from #150 through to #600 however we have and can provide solutions up to #1500. The most common applications are typically #150 and #300
Repairs Can be used on pipelines to address corrosion issues by cutting and installing a new pipe spool.
Repeatability ICR.IAS JV has installed over 6,500 weldless connections in a range of size and pressure ratings.
Safety No hot work.
Speed Shorter installment times when compared to welding.
Relative business impact
CO2 footprint reduction:
1/10
Cost reduction:
2/10
Production:
4/10
Safety improvement:
3/10
Technology Readiness Level
Development Technology demonstration Mature / Proven

About ICR.IAS Joint Venture

As experts in maintenance, integrity, corrosion and repair, the ICR.IAS JV delivers smarter solutions and provides innovative thinking to overcome asset integrity challenges in the Australasian region. We support clients to extend their asset lifecycle, minimise production downtime and reduce operational costs through the use of the most advanced technologies.

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