AMCO Integrity Pty Ltd with its UK based partner now provides “OBIKOU” high temperature pipe strengthening services.
As a result of a partnership agreement with a Power Company in Japan, AMCO Integrity Pty Ltd with its partner in the UK, now offers this unique patented technology service worldwide (including Japan) for the creep life extension of high temperature, high pressure pipelines, especially those already showing creep damage.
“Obikou” is an on-site service for power, process and other high temperature plant and has shown to achieve creep life extension by a factor of about 4. It simply involves quickly reinforcing a potentially vulnerable or creep damaged pipe with multiple layers of thin high-temperature alloys strip that is wound/wrapped around a pipe thus halting/ reducing the development of creep damage.
References on the R&D work carried out in support of Obikou, Japanese plant experience with Obikou, and other details can be provided on request.