U/G Piping Installation Procedure

Contract No : H9301 Project Title : South Steel Project Location : Jizan Client : SSC

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02Jan2011

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Backfill 6. Coating and Wrapping 5. References 3.SSC-stx co.No. : A Page : 2 of 11 (QA) App’d Table of Contents 1. Excavation 4. Attachment . Inspection and Examination 7. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc.: Rev. Scope 2.

2. Under roads and in trucking areas all underground pipe work shall be protected from damage by superimposed loads by the provision of sleeves surrounded by reinforced concrete encasement.0 3. it must be confirmed that there is no other buried installation around the place of excavation. 4.: Rev. 2.0 Scope This procedure describes the general requirements of underground piping work which include the performance of all activities such as excavation work. 3.General Welding Procedure. Specification Doc. Excavation shall be done considering the safety of the work.STX STD.SSC-stx co. whereby protective measure shall be taken to prevent side wall collapse which can cause accident to personnel.1 References The related procedures which supplement this procedure are as follows : .No. backfilling.0 Coating and Wrapping .2 The codes and standards applicable to this procedure are as described in Piping Fabrication and Installation Procedure. 3.3 3.0 2. : A Page : 3 of 11 1.2 Before excavation. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc.4 Type of pipe bed for the pipe shall be granular soil bed.Piping Fabrication and Installation Procedure. Underground Piping installation and Testing .1 Excavation Depth of burial of pipes shall be in accordance with Piping Arrangement Drawings. 3. . protective coating and wrapping of carbon steel pipe.

4. 6) Each roll should overlap the adjacent roll by 10 cms.1. grease.2.2. 4. and Patchwork Irregular shaped components shall be coated with Polyken #938 or Tape coat TC mastic and wrapped with tape. 1) Coating and wrapping for field weld joints shall only be done after all nondestructive examinations (NDE) and pressure testing are completed and be left clean. 4. loose mill scale.SSC-stx co. fungus and other microorganisms. : A Page : 4 of 11 The following requirements can be changed per specification and/or contract. Flanges. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc. 3) All joints and fittings shall be given a uniform coat of primer compatible with the existing line coating system.No.2 4. moisture and other foreign matter by wire brushing or grinding. 5) Apply one and one-quarter turns of tape over the weld prior to wrapping the joint. 2) Remove all weld spatters.1 Applied Coating and Wrapping Joint and regular shaped fittings. 4.1. dirt. 4) The outer layer of the line coating adjacent to the joint or fitting shall be wire brushed back at least 50mm. with adhesive shall be unaffected by bacteria. lacquer.1 Materials Prime The primer shall compatible with and from the same source as the tape wrapping. and 15 cms.2 Valves and Flanges .3 Coating for Valves.1.1 4. oil.: Rev. overlap for each endlaps.2 Tape wrapping Tape shall be nonwoven Spunbond Polyester fabric. 4. loose rust. The exposed undercoating and joint or fitting shall be given a uniform coat of primer.

including areas of coating disbandment. 4.4.e. 5. Cutouts shall be smooth and tapered. not square cutouts). 4. Field repairs shall be made using tape system in accordance with para. 5.4 Repairs to coated pipe. damaged or protruding areas which may penetrate the protective wrap shall be removed or repaired by abrading.2. and to prevent pipes from re-flatting due to underground water or rainwater. (i. filling or sanding. shall be cut away. Care shall be taken to insure complete coverage of valves and flanges and that a tight seal is made with adjacent pipe wrap. without notches longitudinal cuts or sharp corner which could develop into slits in the coating. which can cause damage to pipe and injuries to personnel. circle or elliptical cutouts. : A Page : 5 of 11 Valves and flanges in underground service shall have a mastic coating sprayed or brush coated over entire exposed surface and tape wrapping shall be applied in accordance with the requirements of Construction Specification. 6.No. 5. All repairs shall be electrically reinspected in accordance with para. Damage areas of polyester coating.: Rev. the trench shall be excavated 100 to 150mm below the pipe and filled with granular soil material to a height of at .2 Care shall be taken to prevent soil and sand from following into pipes.. 4.SSC-stx co.2. flooding of water etc. Field repairs shall extended to adjacent sound coating for a minimum distance of 75mm.1 Backfill When the work of backfill pipe are carried out protective measure shall be taken in consideration to prevent accident such as side wall collages.0 5.3 Risers Risers. from underground pipe. shall be wrapped with tape to a minimum of 75mm above finished grade (top of paving) and neatly terminated with two full laps of tape.3 For bedding and underground pipe. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc.2. Rough.1.

1 Inspection and Examination (the different requirements can be applied to:) Inspection prior to coating and wrapping .No. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc. if necessary. wooden sleepers shall be removed and sand bags shall be splited.4 In case additional soil and sand for backfilling contain gravel. Back-filling shall only be done after coating and wrapping of welding portions is completed.Combination of above methods The amount of water used in compaction shall be limited to that indicated by Modified Proctor Test.SSC-stx co.7 5.0 6. crushed stone etc. 5. Tamping may be done by any one of the following : .8 Backfill material to be used shall be suitable soil. 5. : A Page : 6 of 11 least the middle of the pipe.: Rev.5 Back-filling shall be done with appropriate tamping and 50-100mm overlapping shall be maintained.6 Back-filling shall be done in layers of uniform thickness is dependant upon the compaction equipment. 5.Rammer method .9 Pipe supports such as wooden sleeper. Backfill material paced in an excavated trench shall be compacted with equipment which will produce the degree of compaction specified. sand or gravel. 5. sand bag may be installed for aligning as well as preventing subsidence or movement of pipes. 6.Water binding method . through soaking or flooding shall not be allowed.Compact roller method . 5. After alignment.Vibrator method . this shall be used only for upper portion of underground pipes to prevent damage to pipe coatings.

0 7.3 Appearance Finished conditions of coated and wrapped parts shall be inspected visually to confirm that these materials are fully clinging to the surface of pipe. 6. 6. Any "pinholes" or missed shots located by the detector shall be repaired and retested prior to shipment.2 7. Pin hole test shall be done to check that there is a continuous coating over the piping surface.2 Inspection for coating and wrapping materials. Coating and Wrapping Holiday Test Record.000 to 10.1 7. 7. Types and specification of these materials shall be checked before application. 6. : A Page : 7 of 11 The surface to be coated and wrapped shall be dry and clean of rust.SSC-stx co. Attachment 7.: Rev. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc.1 (Visual Inspection Record) VISUAL RECORD INSPECTION .000 volts D. the surface shall be tested with an electrical holiday detector set at 8. oil or other foreign materials.C.3 Attachment Visual Inspection Record.No.4 Pin-hole Test After coating and wrapping operating have complete. Material Coating / Wrapping Specification.

Line No.SSC-stx co. Project Name S/N Unit No.No. : Witnessed By (STX) Name: Date Approved By (SSC) Name: Date Attachment 7. HOLIDAY TEST .: Rev.2 (Coating and Wrapping Holiday Test Record) Project No. Subcon Name Joint No. COATING RECORD AND WRAPPING Report No. : A Page : 8 of 11 Project No. Wrapping Accepted Rejected Remarks Inspected By Name: Date Form No. Report No. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc. Sheet No.

: A Page : 9 of 11 Project Name S/N Unit No.No.3 (Material Coating / Wrapping Specification) .: Rev. Subcon Name Joint No. : Witnessed By (STX) Name: Date Approved By (SSC) Name: Date Attachment 7. Line No. Sheet No. ltd South Steel-Project of In Saudi Arabia U/G Piping Installation Procedure Doc. Result Wrapping Holiday Test Remarks Inspected By Name: Date Form No.SSC-stx co.

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