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What is a Flexible Pipe?

asked Apr 20, 2015 in Piping by mafael81 (290 points)
What is a Flexible Pipe and its construction details? Any reference would be highly appreciated!

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answered Apr 20, 2015 by velda.carrol (160 points)
Flexible pipes of unbonded type consist of concentric layers of metallic wires, tapes and extruded polymers designed to form a structure that addresses the specific environmental requirements and characteristics of the transported fluids.

The cobnstruction of flexible pipe typically includes multi-layer structure of helically wound metallic wires and tapes and extruded
thermoplastics.
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