EXCELLING IN EXTREME CONDITIONS The outstanding function of Urecon's insulation is that it enables pipes to be used above ground even in harsh environments. This has been particularly useful for the mining industry in Canada's Arctic and northern regions, where blasting into the ground to lay pipework is costly and physically difficult. Urecon's sales engi-
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neers consult and advise directly with the mining company to optimize a system that will work best. A high-density polyethylene (HDPE) material is often favoured for its resilience and flexibility. These pre-insulated pipe systems are often electrically heat traced to ensure proper protection against freezing. Leak detection is available too, which helps to mitigate environmental damage.
Published on Apr 23, 2015