NetComposites
Airtech

Flexible Composite Pipeline and Cable Markers Improve Identification

03 February 2006

Quantum have introduced composite flexible pipeline & cable markers to identify underground pipelines and other utilities quickly and cost effectively.

These composite markers can help reduce exposure to accidental dig-ins and service interruptions by quickly and clearly identifying buried pipelines, valves, cables and other underground utilities.

The unique fibreglass composite construction stands up to the toughest field conditions and the flexible pipeline markers can rebound to their original upright position after vehicle impacts, livestock contact and vandalism in virtually all weather conditions. The fire resistant characteristics of the material will withstand small grass fires and controlled ditch burns.

A typical installation takes less than one minute using a hand-held post driver even through the toughest soil. The markers are simply driven into the ground like a steel fence post.





Share this story


Related / You might like...

Ineos Styrolution to Build a Production Site for Its Successful Composite StyLight

INEOS Styrolution announces that it is planning to set up a new production site for its successful composite StyLight.

Formula One Composite Technology Creates Lightweight Structures to Protect Troops

Williams Advanced Engineering is working with the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop innovative battlefield shelter protection for troops using Formula One-derived technology and processes created in-house at Williams to create composite 3D structures that can be deployed in theatre.

AREVO to Manufacture World’s First 3D-Printed Carbon Fibre Unibody Bike Frames

AREVO has announced a partnership with boutique bike manufacturer Franco Bicycles to deliver the world’s first 3D printed, continuous carbon fibre single-piece unibody frame for a new line of eBikes Franco will sell under the ‘Emery’ brand.