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Pipex px® have unique manufacturing capabilities.

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FRP PHENOLIC STRUCTURES


FRP PHENOLIC STRUCTURES

 

Product Overview:

Pipex px® Phenolic FRP Structures signify a major innovation for Offshore markets demanding a higher degree of fire safety. Compared to typical polyester or vinylester FRP products, Pipex px® Phenolic structures offer a substantial advancement in fire integrity and performance.

Our Phenolic FRP structures are designed and manufactured to suit new or existing requirements and can include Platforms, Stairs, Hop-Overs, Ramps etc.

Pipex px® can design, manufacture and fabricate platforms to specific project requirements. 

 

Benefits;

  • Phenolic FRP technology for low smoke & toxicity
  • Higher structural integrity at elevated temperatures
  • Lightweight – weigh only 1/3 of steel equivalent
  • Strong and durable
  • Highly corrosion resistant
  • Novel connection systems and joint design allow us to select optimum profiles for specific requirements.
  • DURAGRID® Phenolic flooring can be open mesh or solid top, gritted or smooth
  • MARRS® OFFSHORE  handrails can be fitted depending on performance requirements, secured to the FRP Stair or Platform stringers
  • Stair stringers usually made from EXTREN® FRP channel profiles with bolted end connections to suit
  • DURAGRID® Stairtreads feature a “D” shaped nosing bar – usually colour contrasted with the rest of the tread for additional safety
  • Structures designed to be free standing or supported by other existing structures
  • Design calculations by Pipex px specialist engineers.

Client feedback following Pipex px® involvement on the Clair Ridge project;

"Pipex px® innovative Phenolic FRP composite structural products, including MARRS® Offshore handrails, access structures, ladders, safety gates and grating have been designed, supplied, and installed extensively throughout the BP Clair Ridge project, all performing beyond expectations throughout fabrication, and passing Lloyds Class Project testing. The Pipex px® team also provided expert technical & engineering services as part of a packaged-solution from design to completion.  

The Pipex px® FRP products successfully provided a cost effective, corrosion resistant alternative solution to steel equivalents and made a significant contribution towards critical weight saving objectives. " - Lead Topside Structural Engineer, BP 

Please see pdf downloads below for further information and contact us to discuss your project specific requirements.