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Flowtite Case Studies

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- Hydropower -

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FLOWTITE GRP piping products and accessories
offer many advantages for the use in Hydropower
and Penstock applications.

Due to the worldwide product availability, the


Amiantit Group has established penstocks all over
the world. The following case studies represent
only a small extract of the available references.

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Only in Norway, more than 200 penstocks have
been installed with FLOWTITE GRP pipes since

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1975. And in many other countries around the
world an increasing number of installations were
already installed or they are recently in work.

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Further information about additional references
and case studies can be found on our website at
www.amiantit.com!

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Additional information about product advantages

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and available product range of our GRP pipes for
the use in hydropower projects are available in
our brochure Flowtite GRP Pipe systems

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- for Hydropower and Penstock applications - .
Please request it from your local dealer.

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Case Study -1-

PROJECT NAME: Byrkjelo Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway , 2006
Amiantit location APS Norway
Description: Total length approx 1200 meter, 708 meter of Flowtite GRP and the rest in DI (DN2000)
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 16 bar

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type: new installation
relining
replacement

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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /

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approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this DI
project?

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner:

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consultant / engineer:
contractor: F Byrkjelo kraftverk AS
Multiconsult AS
Ottar Dvergsdal

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Pipe Details:
product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 2200/2000 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 708 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bend and reducer
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -2-

PROJECT NAME: Lya Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway , 2007
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
relining
replacement

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demanded standards / Norwegian std

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specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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consultant / engineer: E-Co Vannkraft ASS
contractor: T. Engene AS

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Pipe Details:
product: Flowtite

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diameters: DN 1400/1300 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 20 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1524 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bend and reducer
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -3-

PROJECT NAME: Djupfjorden 1


Country/Community: Norway
Amiantit location APS Norway
Description: Hydropower penstock, 2007
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 16 bar

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type: new installation
relining
replacement

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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /

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approvals:

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opted pipe system:
why our product?
FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
light weight
corrosion resistance

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flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

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price

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owner:

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consultant / engineer:
contractor: F Vesteralskraft Produksjon AS
Sweco Groner AS
Bulldoser Maskinlag A/S

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Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: DN 1400 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 978 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -4-

PROJECT NAME: Langfjorden Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway, 2005
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 26 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

owner: Helgelandskraft AS

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consultant / engineer: Sweco Groner AS
contractor: Bleikvassli Gruber AS

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Pipe Details:
product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 1200 mm

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pressure classes: PN 32 bar
stiffness: SN 10000 N/m2
required lengths: 284 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: T-piece
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
aboveground

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Case Study -5-

PROJECT NAME: Nordlandselva Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway, 2005
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 20 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: Sjofossen Energi AS
consultant / engineer: Sweco Groner AS

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contractor: Moldjord Bygg og Anlegg AS
Pipe Details:

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product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 800 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 20 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1128 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends and T-piece
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -6-

PROJECT NAME: Nordsvorka Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway, 2006
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 6 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

owner: Svorka Energi AS

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consultant / engineer: Sweco Groner AS
contractor: Bleikvassli Gruber AS

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Pipe Details:
product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 1800/1600 mm

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pressure classes: PN 6 bar
stiffness: SN 10000 N/m2
required lengths: 738 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bend and reducer
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
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Case Study -7-

PROJECT NAME: Oftedal Kraftverk 2


Country/Community: Norway, 2005
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 10 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: Smakraft AS
consultant / engineer: Sweco Groner AS

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contractor: Per Ovedal AS
Pipe Details:

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product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 1400 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 10 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1545 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends and T-piece
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
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Case Study -8-

PROJECT NAME: SAFA Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 6 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: SAFA Eiendom AS
consultant / engineer: Harald Bjorndal AS

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contractor: Hordaland Aquatecnic as
Pipe Details:

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product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 2400/2200 mm
pressure classes: PN 6 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 243 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bend and reducer
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
aboveground

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Case Study -9-

PROJECT NAME: Uleberg Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway, 2005
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure Approx 19 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: Agder Energi Produksjon AS
consultant / engineer: Sweco Groner AS

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contractor: Nomelands Anleggsmaskiner AS
Pipe Details:

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product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 1500 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 20 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1476 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends and T-pieces
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
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Case Study -10-

PROJECT NAME: Ytre Matre Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway, 2005
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure Approx 30 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: Ytre Matre Energi AS
consultant / engineer: Opticonsult AS

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contractor: Byggekompaniet AS
Pipe Details:

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product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 800 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 32 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 and SN 10000 N/m2
required lengths: 1272 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
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Case Study -11-

PROJECT NAME: Vangpollen Kraftverk


Country/Community: Norway, 1989
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 32 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

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flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: Vesterlskraft Produksjon AS
consultant / engineer: Sweco Groner AS
contractor: Heli Anlegg AS
Pipe Details:
product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 700/800 mm
pressure classes: up to PN 32 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 700 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: T-Kay and Straubflex
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
aboveground

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Case Study -12-

PROJECT NAME: Mulavirkjun


Country/Community: Iceland
Amiantit location APS Norway
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure Approx 10 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / Norwegian std
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: Mulavirkjun
consultant / engineer: Orkuver EHF

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contractor: Afrek EHF
Pipe Details:

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product: Flowtite
diameters: DN 1400 mm
pressure classes: Up to PN 10 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1536 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -13-

PROJECT NAME: Pleissingbach


Country/Community: Austria, Salzburg
Amiantit location APS Austria
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 10 bar
type: new installation

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relining
replacement
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demanded standards / National product
specifications / Standard norm
approvals: B5162

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special requirement on Pressure class, all in

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pipe-system: SN 5.000

opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

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flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

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price

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owner: Sinnegger Steger, Flachau
consultant / engineer: Kohlhofer, Salzburg

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contractor: THT
Pipe Details:
product: GRP

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diameters: DN 1000 mm
pressure classes: PN 10 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
supplied lengths: 6 and 12m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
native soil type: BG2
backfill soil type / BG1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ Yes
lockjoints:
quality measures Deflection
during installation:

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Case Study -14-

PROJECT NAME: Rantenbach


Country/Community: Austria, Styria
Amiantit location APS Austria
Description: DN1300 pipes mainly buried agricultural area, almost 2.000m in total
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 10 bar

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type: new installation
relining
replacement

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demanded standards / National product
specifications / Standard norm

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approvals: B5162

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special requirement on Pressure class, all in
pipe-system: SN 5.000

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
why our product? light weight

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corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

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mech. properties
price

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owner:

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consultant / engineer:
Mr. Schrcker
Kelag

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contractor: MESSNER
Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: DN 1300 mm
pressure classes: PN 10 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
supplied lengths: 6m and 9m, partly 3m;
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -15-

PROJECT NAME: Twimberg


Country/Community: Austria, Krnten
Amiantit location APS Austria
Description: DN1800 pipes mainly buried in a curvy road; also included is a pipe laying section in a
tunnel of about 200m, 4.500m in total
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water

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working pressure 10 bar
type: new installation
relining

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replacement
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demanded standards / National product

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specifications / Standard norm

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approvals: B5162
special requirement on Pressure class, all in
pipe-system: SN 10.000

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opted pipe system:
why our product?
FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
light weight
corrosion resistance

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flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

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price

owner:

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consultant / engineer:F Dr. Geiger
Kelag

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contractor: Mrtl Bau GmbH, Wolfsberg;
Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: DN 1800 mm
pressure classes: PN 10
stiffness: SN 10.000 N/m2
supplied lengths: 2, 3, 6m;
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Bends, Tees;
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -16-

PROJECT NAME: Osmaniye Tahta Shpp


Country/Community: Turkey
Amiantit location SUBOR
Description: This is the first SHPP project in Turkey to which SUBOR supplied GRP pipes. 2168 meters of DN 1600
mm pipes are installed above-ground from the regulator to the valve chamber in Southern Turkey
application: Industry
transported medium Water

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type: new installation
relining
replacement
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demanded standards / TSE 4355, AWWA, ASTM,
specifications / ISO 9001-ISO 14001
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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chem. properties
mech. properties
price

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owner: zgr Elektrik retim A.., Ankara
consultant / engineer: BM Engineering, Ankara
contractor: zgr Elektrik A.., Ankara

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Pipe Details:
product: GRP Pipe

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diameters: DN 1600 mm
pressure classes: PN 10 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 2168 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Flanged GRP Pipes
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
aboveground

thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks are used where pipe direction changed
lockjoints:
quality measures Dimensional measures
during installation:
required period of time 26.05.2006 - 01.10.2006

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Case Study -17-

PROJECT NAME: SHPP Kataraktis Project


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Industry
transported medium Water
type: new installation
demanded standards / AWWA and ASTM

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specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
why our product? light weight

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corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost

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owner:
contractor:

DF DIEKAT ENERGIA S.A. Athens


DIEKAT ENERGIA S.A. Athens

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Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: DN 600-800 mm
pressure classes: up to PN 20 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1650 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Elbows, Flanges, Reducer
Installation Details:
type: Buried
thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks
lockjoints
quality measures Deflection Measurements, Compaction Measurements
during installation

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Case Study -18-

PROJECT NAME: SHPP Loumnitsa


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Industry
transported medium Water
type: new installation
demanded standards / AWWA and ASTM

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specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost

owner:
P D Energeiaki Ipirou As Ioannina
consultant/engineer:: K. Tsitogiannis Ioannina
Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: DN 900-1100 mm
pressure classes: PN 10-25 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 600 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Elbows, Flanges, Reducer
Installation Details:
type: Buried
thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks were used at the points, where pipeline changes direction
lockjoints

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Case Study -19-

PROJECT NAME: SHPP Paliouri Project


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Industry
transported medium Water
type: new installation
demanded standards / AWWA and ASTM

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specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
why our product? light weight

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corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost

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owner:
contractor:

DF TECHNIKI ENERGIAKI SA Marousi


TECHNIKI ENERGIAKI SA Marousi

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Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: DN 1700-1900 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 1267 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Elbows, Flanges, Reducers
Installation Details:
type: Buried
thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks
lockjoints
quality measures Deflection Measurements, Compaction Measurements
during installation

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Case Study -20-

PROJECT NAME: Dafni


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-20

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demanded standards / Greek Standards
specifications /
approvals:

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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other materials in this no

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project:
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

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flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

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owner: Hydroenargiaki Dafnis SA
consultant / engineer: Mr. Nikos Vlachos

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contractor: Hydroenargiaki Dafnis SA
Pipe Details:

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total pipeline length: 1743 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m
diameters: DN 500 mm

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pressure classes: PN 6-20 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA

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fittings used: 18 elbows
Installation Details:

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type: open trench
trench dimensions: 1.50 x 1.50 m
laying depth: 2 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction: Yes
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 1-3 degrees

Project duration: 3 months

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Case Study -21-

PROJECT NAME: Glafkos


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: SHPP
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 16

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demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

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project value in US$: 1.125.000

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this Steel pipes for a section

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project: with 40% inclination
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

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flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

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owner: HYDROELECTRIC PLANT OF GLAFKOS SA, PATRA
consultant / engineer: Mr. S. Alexandridis, Athens

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contractor: HYDROELECTRIC PLANT OF GLAFKOS SA, PATRA
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 4300 m

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pipe lengths supplied: 6 m
diameters: DN 1100-1200 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 61 elbows, 2 flanges
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.00 x 2.50 m
laying depth: 2-10 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 2%
Project duration: 7 months
Year start/ end 2007/ 2008

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Case Study -22-

PROJECT NAME: Roustianitis


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: SHPP
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-10

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demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

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project value in US$: 675.000

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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other materials in this no
project:
why our product? light weight

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corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost
owner: Ifantis Nic & Co
consultant / engineer: Athanasios Gianothanasis; Lefkada Fthiotidos

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contractor: Ifantis Nic & Co
Pipe Details:

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total pipeline length: 2980 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m

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diameters: DN 1200 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-10 bar
stiffness: SN 2500 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 2 elbows, 1 flange
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.00 x 2.50 m
laying depth: 2-6 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: 1
deflection min/max: 3%
Project duration: 4 months
Year start/ end: 2008
Summary: The owners were very satisfied as a single team of workers installed 150 to 250 meters
per day.

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Case Study -23-

PROJECT NAME: Piros


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-10-16

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demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

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project value in US$: 825.000

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this Steel pipes 100m in a

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project: section with very high
inclination
why our product? light weight

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corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost

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owner: HYDROELECTRICA ERGOSTASIA ACHAIA SA, Patra
consultant / engineer: Mr. S. Alexandridis, Athens

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contractor: HYDROELECTRICA ERGOSTASIA ACHAIAS SA, Patra
Pipe Details:

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total pipeline length: 2800 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m
diameters: DN 1200 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 63 elbows, 2 flanges
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.00 x 2.50 m
laying depth: 2-12 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 2%
Project duration: Installation in progress
Year start/ end: 2008-

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PROJECT NAME: POROI


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-10

!
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

N
project value in US$: 645.000

IO
S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this no
project:

R
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

E
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

V
owner: Phisikes Piges Energies SA, Aridaia
consultant / engineer: Melita Hiskaki, Aridaia
contractor: Fhisikes Piges Energias SA

F
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 2980 m

D
pipe lengths supplied: 12 m
diameters: DN 1200 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-10 bar

P
stiffness: SN 2500 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 2 flanges
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.00 x 2.50 m
laying depth: 2-10 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: No
deflection min/max: 2%
Project duration: 3 months
Year start/ end: 2007/2007
Summary: Everything was perfect, very easy installation in a river bank area without necessity of
any fittings.

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PROJECT NAME: Vrissohori


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 10-20

!
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

N
project value in US$: 450.000

IO
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

S
other materials in this no
project:
why our product? light weight

R
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

E
low cost
owner: STATHIS EE, Ioannina

V
consultant / engineer: Mr. K. Tsitogiannis, Ioannina
contractor: STATHIS EE, Ioannina
Pipe Details:

F
total pipeline length: 2420 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m
diameters: DN 800-1000 mm

D
pressure classes: PN 10-20 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2

P
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 50 elbows, 1 flange
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.00 x 2.00 m
laying depth: 2-6 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 3%
Project duration: Installation in progress
Year start/ end: 2008-

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PROJECT NAME: Malakasi


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-16

!
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

N
project value in US$: 1.606.032

IO
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

S
other materials in this Steel pipes 100m, inside in
project: a river passing
why our product? light weight

R
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

E
mech. properties
low cost

V
F
owner: Hydroenergiaki SA Athens
consultant / engineer: Mr. Christidis, Athens

D
contractor: Hydroenergiaki SA Athens
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 3400 m

P
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m, 12 m
diameters: DN 1600-1700 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 32 elbows, 4 flanges
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.50 x 3.0 m
laying depth: 2-6 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes/ No
deflection min/max: 1%
Project duration: 7 months
Year start/ end: 2008/2008

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PROJECT NAME: Elafogremi


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-25

!
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

N
project value in US$: 877.660

IO
S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this no
project:

R
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

E
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

V
owner: DIEKAT Hellenic Construction SA Athens
consultant / engineer: Mr. S. Alexandridis, Athens
contractor: DIEKAT Hellenic Construction SA Athens

F
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 4044 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m

D
diameters: DN 1100-1200 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-25 bar

P
stiffness: SN 2500-5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 49 elbows, 2 flanges
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.00 x 2.50 m
laying depth: 2-3 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 3%
Project duration: 8 months
Year start/ end: 2006/ 2007

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PROJECT NAME: Koufalorema


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: PN 6-25

!
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

N
project value in US$: 750.000

IO
S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this no
project:

R
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

E
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

V
owner: Hydodinamiki Enargiaki SA Athens
consultant / engineer: Mr. S. Alexandridis, Athens
contractor: Alissos SA, Athens

F
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 3000 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m

D
diameters: DN 800 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-25 bar

P
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 20 elbows
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 1.50 x 2.00 m
laying depth: 1.5-5 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 3%
Project duration: 8 months
Year start/ end: 2004/ 2005

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PROJECT NAME: GOEV


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
Description Total length 300m, GRP pipes
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation

!
working pressure: PN 6
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /

N
approvals:
project value in US$: 150.000
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

O
other materials in this no

I
project:
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

S
flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

R
owner:
consultant / engineer:

E
contractor:
Pipe Details:

V
total pipeline length: 300 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m
diameters: DN 2000 mm

F
pressure classes: PN 6 bar
stiffness:

D
joint types: REKA
fittings used:
Installation Details:

P
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 3.0 x 3.0 m
laying depth: 3-3 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: No
deflection min/max: No
Project duration: 10 days
Year start/ end: 2004/ 2004

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PROJECT NAME: Karavidia


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
Description Total length 3520m , GRP pipes
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
type: new installation

!
working pressure: PN 10-16
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /

N
approvals:
project value in US$: 750.000

IO
S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this 70 m Steel pipes for bridge

R
project: passing
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

E
flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

V
low cost
owner: LP Energy SA , Loutraki
consultant / engineer: Mr. K. Vassilikos, Athens

F
contractor: LP Energy SA , Loutraki
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 3520 m

D
pipe lengths supplied: 12 m
diameters: DN 1200 mm

P
pressure classes: PN 10-16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: Elbows
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 2.0 x 2.50 m
laying depth: 2-5 m
native soil type: SC1
backfill soil type/ SC1
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Yes
deflection min/max: 2%
Project duration: 6 months
Year start/ end: 2004/ 2005

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PROJECT NAME: KLIMATIA


Country/Community: Greece
Amiantit location APS Greece
application: SHPP
transported medium Water
type: new installation in tunnel
working pressure: PN 8

!
demanded standards / EU standards
specifications /
approvals:

N
project value in US$: 240.000

IO
S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this no
project:

R
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

E
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

V
owner: Tehniki Energiaki SA Maroussi
consultant / engineer: Mr. S. Alexandridis, Athens
contractor: Tehniki Energiaki SA Marousi

F
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 680 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6 m

D
diameters: DN 1600-1700 mm
pressure classes: PN 6 bar

P
stiffness: SN 2500 N/m2
joint types: REKA
fittings used: 2 flanges, 1 pantalon
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 1.70 x 1.70 m
laying depth: tunnel
native soil type: concrete
backfill soil type/ concrete
compaction:
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: No
Project duration: 2 months
Year start/ end: 2006/ 2006
tunnelling equipment Yes
(jacking)

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PROJECT NAME: SHPP Loziata, Biala Mesta & Cherna Mesta


Country/Community: Bulgaria
Amiantit location INFRABULIMPEX Ltd.
Description: All three projects are owned by one investor and they are located in 3 neighbor river
basins in Velingrad
application: Industry
transported medium Water

!
type: new installation
demanded standards / AWWA, ASTM, DIN
specifications /

N
approvals:

IO
R S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

E
flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

V
low cost
owner: BRESTIOM AD Sofia
contractor: BRESTIOM AD Sofia

F
Pipe Details:
product: GRP

D
diameters: SHPP Loziata: DN 2000-2200 mm
SHPP Cherna Mesta: DN 800-900 mm
SHPP Biala Mesta: DN 800-900 mm

P
pressure classes: SHPP Loziata: PN 6-10 bar
SHPP Cherna Mesta: PN 6-16 bar
SHPP Biala Mesta: PN 6-16 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: SHPP Loziata: 3768 m
SHPP Cherna Mesta: 2280 m
SHPP Biala Mesta: 3336 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: -
Installation Details:
type: Buried
thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks
lockjoints
quality measures Deflection Measurements, Compaction Measurements
during installation

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Case Study -33-

PROJECT NAME: SHPP Moscani & Prusac1


Country/Community: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Amiantit location APS Southeast Europe
Description: Both projects are owned by one investor and the projects are located in 2 neighbor
river basins in Donji Vakuf
application: Industry
transported medium Water

!
type: new installation
demanded standards / AWWA and ASTM
specifications /

N
approvals:

IO
S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
why our product? light weight

R
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

E
mech. properties
low cost

V
owner:
contractor:

DF Brugman Group Sarajevo


EGW Sarajevo

P
Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: SHPP Moscani: DN 700 mm
SHPP Prusac1: DN 800 mm
pressure classes: SHPP Moscani: PN 6-25 bar
SHPP Prusac1: PN 6-20 bar
stiffness: SHPP Moscani: SN 5000 N/m2
SHPP Prusac1: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: SHPP Moscani: 3159 m
SHPP Prusac1: 2478 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Elbows, Flanges
Installation Details:
type: Buried
thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks
lockjoints
quality measures Deflection Measurements, Compaction Measurements
during installation

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Case Study -34-

PROJECT NAME: SHPP Jezernica, Mujakovici, Majdan & Botun Projects


Country/Community: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Amiantit location APS Southeast Europe
Description: All four projects are owned by one investor and the projects are located in 4 neighbor river
basins in Fojnica. The potential annual output of four projects was calculated as 21.000 MWh
application: Industry
transported medium Water

!
type: new installation
working pressure: SHPP Jezernica: 21,6 bar
SHPP Mujakovici: 11,2 bar
SHPP Majdan: 20 bar

N
SHPP Botun: 6 bar
demanded standards / AWWA, ASTM, EN and
specifications / Turkish Standards

O
approvals:

I
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this Steel pipes for the high
project: pressure sections

S
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

R
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

E
owner: INTRADE-ENERGIJA d.o.o. Sarajevo BiH
contractor: INTRADE-ENERGIJA d.o.o. Sarajevo BiH

V
Pipe Details:
product: GRP
diameters: SHPP Jezernica: DN 450-500 mm

F
SHPP Mujakovici: DN 700 mm
SHPP Majdan: DN 700 mm
SHPP Botun: DN 800 mm

D
pressure classes: SHPP Jezernica: PN 10-32 bar
SHPP Mujakovici: PN 16-25 bar
SHPP Majdan: PN 16-32 bar
SHPP Botun: PN 6-10 bar

P
stiffness: SHPP Jezernica: SN 5000-10000 N/m2
SHPP Mujakovici: SN 5000 N/m2
SHPP Majdan: SN 5000-10000 N/m2
SHPP Botun: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: SHPP Jezernica: 2122 m
SHPP Mujakovici: 2579 m
SHPP Majdan: 2526 m
SHPP Botun: 1390 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Elbows, Flanges
Installation Details:
type: Buried and aboveground
thrust blocks/ Thrust blocks
lockjoints

quality measures Deflection Measurements, Compaction Measurements


during installation

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Case Study -35-

PROJECT NAME: Sifn en Lnea Hidroelctrica


Country/Community: Bolivia
Amiantit location Amitech Argentina
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 10 bar
type: new installation

!
relining
replacement
....................

N
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

O
flow characteristics

I
chem. properties
mech. properties
price

R S
owner:
consultant / engineer:
La Paz (Bolivia)
Hidroelctrica Boliviana

V E
F
contractor: Hidroelctrica Boliviana
Pipe Details:

D
product: PIPES + COUPLING
diameters: 450 mm

P
pressure classes: 10 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
required lengths: 708 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: No
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking

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Case Study -36-

PROJECT NAME: Central Hidroelctrica El Corcovado


Country/Community: Argentina
Amiantit location Amitech Argentina
application: Hydropower
transported medium Water
working pressure 2-15 bar
type: new installation

!
relining
replacement
....................

N
IO
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

S
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

R
chem. properties
mech. properties
price

V E
F
owner: El Corcovado Chubut
consultant / engineer: Technydro

D
contractor: Maragua
Pipe Details:
product: PIPES + COUPLING

P
diameters: 500 / 600 mm
pressure classes: 2 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 15 bar
stiffness: SN 2500 N/m2
required lengths: 708 m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling
fittings used: Yes

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Case Study -37-

PROJECT NAME: Aprovechamiento Hidroelctrico Del Salto De Boar


Country/Community: Leon (Spain)
Amiantit location AMITECH Spain S.A.U.
Description: Low pressure GRP channel DN2800/PN6/SN5000 from the Porma dam river to
hydropower station. The pipeline got a buried installation parallel to the river. It was
projected initially on concrete
application: Hydropower

!
transported medium Raw water
type: new installation
working pressure: 0,23 bar

N
demanded standards / UNE 53323 EX
specifications /
approvals:

O
Elbow DN2800 installation

I
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this Channel in concrete

S
project:
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

R
flow characteristics
chem. properties
DN2800 pipe handling Elbow installation mech. properties

E
installation cost
owner: BOAR ENERGA S.L.

V
contractor: BEGAR
Pipe Details:
product: GRP Pipe

F
diameters: DN 2800 mm
pressure classes: PN 6 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2

D
required lengths: 12m Total = 1640m
joint types: Flowtite Reka Type Double Bell Coupling

P
fittings used: Elbows
Installation Details:
type: open trench
micro tunneling
subaqueous
sliplining
jacking
trench dimensions: 4.8m width, 5m depth
laying depth 2m
native soil type Granular,
loose (4-8 blows/ft)
backfill soil type / SC1 (gravel)
compaction
thrust blocks/ Thrust block
lockjoints
Owner/Consultant/ The installation of pipe was quite easy & it reduces installation cost to the contractor.
Contractor comments:

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Case Study -38-

PROJECT NAME: Mini Power Plant Concepcion


Country/Community: Panama
Amiantit location Flowtite Andercol S.A
Description: This project is located at the North West side of Panama, close to the city of David in the
Province of Chiriqui. The small hydroelectrical project is part of a private investment that
produces 10MW with a static head of 69.5m with a flow of 20m3 of raw water. The total
pipeline length and its fittings were conceived in GRP material.
application: Hydroelectrical

!
transported medium Raw water
type: new installation
working pressure: Up to 7bar

N
demanded standards / AWWA C950
specifications / and AWWA M45
approvals:

O
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

I
other materials in this Steel pipes for the high
project: pressure sections

S
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
chem. properties

R
mech. properties
low cost
owner: ISTMUS HYDROPOWER, Panama

E
consultant / engineer: Ambrosio Ramos, Panam
contractor: Iconsa, Panam

V
Pipe Details:
product: GRP
total pipeline length: 2194 m

F
pipe lengths supplied: 12 m
diameters: DN 2600-2800 mm

D
pressure classes: PN 1-10 bar
stiffness: SN 2500 N/m2
joint types: GRP Coupling

P
fittings used: Elbows, reducers, tee
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 4,2 m
laying depth: 2 m
native soil type: Coarse gravel with sand and
large cobbles
backfill soil type: Crushed stone
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Thrust blocks
deflection min/max: 2% approx.
quality measures Joint tester and vertical circular deflection at every joint and pipe length respectively.
during installation:
Project duration: 1.5 years
Year start/ end: 2006/ 2007
Summary: Despite some difficult weather conditions at the beginning of the execution, the project
was completed as scheduled and to date generates the expected power output.
comments from Owner/ The client was satisfied with the product, the field service provided by the pipe
Consultant/ Contractor: manufacturer and the overall final results of this important project

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Case Study -39-

PROJECT NAME: Hidroelectric El Recreo


Country/Community: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Amiantit location Flowtite Andercol S.A
Description: This is a private investment project, located in the south west part of Guatemala, was
developed to generate 26 MW of power to contribute to the energy sector of this important
Central American country. The project takes its waters from the discharge of another hydro
electri project called Montecristo with a flow of 16 m3 and a total static head of 193 m.
The 3150 m of pipeline are completely made of GRP material
application: Hydroelectrical

!
transported medium Raw water
type: new installation

N
working pressure: Up to 20 bar
demanded standards/ AWWA C950
specifications/ approvals: and AWWA M45

O
Special requirement on Most fittings manufactured

I
pipe-system: at site
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

S
other materials in this no
project:
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance

R
flow characteristics
chem. properties
mech. properties

E
low cost
owner: Hidrotama, Guatemala
consultant / engineer: Consultora CentroAmericana S.A., Guatemala

V
contractor: Hidrotama, Guatemala
Pipe Details:
product: GRP

F
total pipeline length: 3150 m
pipe lengths supplied: 12 m

D
diameters: DN 2400-2500 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-20 bar

P
stiffness: SN 2500-5000 N/m2
joint types: GRP Coupling
fittings used: Elbows, reducers, tee, drains, vents, manways
Installation Details:
type: open trench, aboveground
trench dimensions: 4,2 m
laying depth: 2 m average
native soil type: Coarse gravel with sand and
some large cobbles
backfill soil type/ compaction: Medium gravel with sand
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Thrust blocks
deflection min/max: Max vertical deflection up to 2%
quality measures Joint tester and vertical deflection tests done at every joint and pipelenth respectively.
during installation:
Project duration: 1.5 years
Year start/ end: 2006/ 2007
Summary: This was a demanding project with important pressure requirements, continuous field
support, and excellent designer-owner-supplier input to resolve all everyday engineering
issues. The plant is generating power output as expected.

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PROJECT NAME: La Cascada Hydroelectric Project


Country/Community: San Jose del Nus Antioquia, Colombia
Amiantit location Flowtite Andercol S.A
Description: This power plant is located in the centre of the country and in the mountain region that makes
part of the Andean Cordillera that passes through the country. It is a private investment that
generates 2,4 MW. This was a first time GRP experience for the client and all expectations
regarding delivery time, ease of installation, and power output were satisfactorily met.
application: Hydroelectric

!
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: Up to 10 bar

N
demanded standards / AWWA
specifications /
approvals:

O
Special requirement on Ease of installation, higher

I
pipe-system: power output as compared
to metal pipe, and lower
overall cost

S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this The original design was
project: made in ductile iron pipe.

R
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

E
easy to install
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

V
owner: HMV Ingenieros, Colombia
consultant / engineer: HMV Ingenieros, Colombia

F
contractor: Prinza Ltda, Medellin - Colombia
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 305 m

D
pipe lengths supplied: 12 m
diameters: DN 1000-1100 mm

P
pressure classes: PN 6-10 bar
stiffness: SN 2500-5000 N/m2
joint types: Standard GRP double bell
couplings
fittings used: 7 elbows, 1 flange
Installation Details:
type: open trench, aboveground
trench dimensions: 2 m
laying depth: 2.6 m
native soil type: Silty Sand
backfill soil type: Selected native soil
compacted to 90% SPT
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Thrust blocks (7 units)
deflection min/max: 2% approx.
quality measures Internal joint tester and vertical deflection tests done at every joint and pipe piece
during installation: respectively.
Project duration: 1 year
Year start/ end: 2006/ 2007

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Case Study -41-

PROJECT NAME: Hidroelctrica Montecristo


Country/Community: Guatemala
Amiantit location Flowtite Andercol S.A
Description: The project makes part of three small hydroelectric power plant projects installed in line and called, from top to bottom,
Hydroelectric El Canada, Hydroelectric Montecristo, and Hydroelectric El Recreo. Montecristo is designed to generate 12,9
MW with a net fall of 106m and an average flow of 14 m3/s supplied form the discharge of the El Canada project.
The flow delivered is transported to the water house using a low pressure line of GRP pipe with a length of 560m and
diameter DN2600 mm, to a reservoir of regulation with a capacity of 16.500m3. Downstream, there is a line of high
pressure, with approximately 1600m of GRP pipe in diameters of DN2500 and DN2400, and pressures from 6 to 16 bars.

!
The project began its construction in 2005 and the GRP pipe and fittings for the project were produced and delivered by
Flowtite Andercol S.A. whose factory is located in Medellin - Colombia.

application: Hydropower

N
transported medium Water
type: new installation
working pressure: 6-10-16 bar

IO
R S
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this no
project:

E
why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

V
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost

owner:

DF
Pipe DN2400 mm. Elbows manufactured at site

Enel Latinoamrica

P
consultant / engineer: Acres International
contractor: Solel Boneh
Pipe Details:
total pipeline length: 2373 m
pipe lengths supplied: 12 m
diameters: DN 2400-2600 mm
pressure classes: PN 6-16 bar
stiffness: SN 2500-5000 N/m2
joint types: GRP double bell coupling
fittings used: Yes
Installation Details:
type: open trench, aboveground

Bridge Crossing - DN2400 mm

Year start/ end: 2005-

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Case Study -42-

PROJECT NAME: Wasserkraftanlage Grundmhle


Country/Community: Germany, Bavaria, Schnau am Knigsee
Amiantit location Amitech Germany
Description: Extension of an existing Hydropower Station
application: Hydropower
transported medium Raw water
type: new installation

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working pressure: PN 6
demanded standards / Pressure pipe system,
specifications / PN 6, installation below/

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approvals: aboveground; site
management by Amitech
Special requirement on Aboveground installation
pipe-system: with long pipes and wide

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spans as cost saving

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measure
project value in US$: 210,000

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this Stock pipes GRP cast
project:

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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wide spans in
aboveground installation
on already existing

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concrete foundations
chem. properties
mech. properties
low cost
owner: Pfnr Stefan und Anita Schnau am Knigsee

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consultant / engineer: Ing. Bro Gugetzer, Frstenzell
Pipe Details:

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total pipeline length: 210 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6, 8, 13, 20 m

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diameters: DN 1400 mm
pressure classes: PN 6 bar
stiffness: SN 5000 N/m2
joint types: REKA joints
fittings used: 3 elbows 20, 2 elbows 15,
1 spool
Installation Details:
type: open trench, aboveground
trench dimensions: 2.0 m
laying depth: 3.0 m
native soil type: gravel, rocky
backfill soil type: native soil
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: no
quality measures Tightness test after installation
during installation:
Project duration: 8 months
Year start/ end: 2006
Summary: Huge cost savings due to use of existing concrete foundations. 50 %

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Case Study -43-

PROJECT NAME: Wasserkraftanlage Ortmhle


Country/Community: Germany, Bavaria, 94078 Freyung
Amiantit location Amitech Germany
Description: Sanitation and expansion of the historical hydropower plant Ortmhle
application: Hydropower
transported medium Raw water
type: new installation

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working pressure: PN 2
demanded standards / Acc. to Tender
specifications /

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approvals:
Special requirement on Ideal hydraulic properties,
pipe-system: low wall thickness

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project value in US$: 220,000

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opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound
other materials in this Connection to steel turbine
project: with GRP coupling

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics
fast installation

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excellent hydraulic
properties
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost

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owner: Bachl, Deching
consultant / engineer: Michael Ederer, Bechtsrieth

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contractor: Bachl, Deching
Pipe Details:

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total pipeline length: 340 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6, 12 m
diameters: DN 1800 mm
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 3.0 m
laying depth: 3.0 m
native soil type: sand/gravel
backfill soil type: grit 5/8

Project duration: 11 Months


Year start/ end: 2008/ 2008
Summary: FLOWTITE GRP Pipes met the customers expectation with its low wall thickness
combined with high durability and perfect hydraulic properties.

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Case Study -44-

PROJECT NAME: Hydropower Plant Wendelstein


Country/Community: Germany, Bavaria, Wendelstein
Amiantit location Amitech Germany
Description: Energetic use of discharge water from the Rhine-Main-Danube water way
application: Hydropower
transported medium Raw water
type: new installation

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working pressure: PN 6
Special requirement on 12 m pipe lenghts
pipe-system:

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project value in US$: 210,000
opted pipe system: FLOWTITE GRP filament wound

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other materials in this Steel pipe connection at the
project: turbine

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why our product? light weight
corrosion resistance
flow characteristics

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fast installation
excellent hydraulic
properties
chem. properties

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mech. properties
low cost

owner:
consultant / engineer:
contractor:
Pipe Details:
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ALL ENERGIE Wendelstein

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Stauffer Peter, Wendelstein
Hirschmann Treuchtlingen

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total pipeline length: 340 m
pipe lengths supplied: 6, 12 m

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diameters: DN 1800 mm
pressure classes: PN 6 bar

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stiffness: SN 5000-10000 N/m2
joint types: REKA joints
fittings used: 1 elbow 8, tailor-made
connectors
Installation Details:
type: open trench
trench dimensions: 3.0 m
laying depth: 3.5 - 6.0 m
native soil type: sand
backfill soil type: sand
thrust blocks/ lockjoints: Thrust block t the ellbow

quality measures Pipeline filling volumina test


during installation:
Project duration: 12 months
Year start/ end: 2006/ 2007

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guide only. All values listed in the
product specifications are nominal.
Unsatisfactory product results may
occur due to environmental
fluctuations, variations in operating
procedures, or interpolation of
data. We highly recommend that
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