The proposed technology consists of a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) sleeve that can be used for linking two pipes, as an alternative for pipe welds. So far, a version for ¼’’ pipes has been developed and tested up to 480 bars with no measurable leak.
- Keywords: Joining, Hydraulics, Pipeline technology, Welding
- Developed by: ChP Consult/Flexmet
- Website: chpconsult.be