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SureFlo FEC

Thin-Film Flow Efficiency Internal Coating

SureFlo™ FEC is a thin-film, solvent based epoxy coating applied to pipelines for the transportation of dry natural gas in order to smoothen the internal pipe surface for improved flow. This coating provides a smooth low roughness surface finish.

Ultra Smooth Finish

  • Application of SureFlo™ FEC replaces the rough internal surface of a steel pipe with a smooth surface finish
  • Resulting reductions in friction and turbulence increases flow efficiency, which may allow for use of a smaller diameter pipe or lower compression requirements resulting in reduced capital and operating costs

Improved Internal Surface Finish

  • After application of SureFlo™ FEC, the smooth internal surface of the pipe allows for easier visual inspection
  • The smoother surface also reduces the cost and effort of drying the pipe after hydrostatic testing

Global Availability

  • Available from a network of coating plants strategically located across the world to minimize pipe transportation costs
  • Can be manufactured in a single plant or in multiple coating plants to improve project logistics
  • High capacity within the Shawcor plant network allows the client to benefit from single source advantages, providing more cost effective management of pipe coating needs

Product Properties

Minimum recommended handling and construction temperature -30°C (-22°F)*
Maximum recommended operating temperature 100°C
Bendability Yes

* For operations outside of recommended operating temperatures, please consult Shawcor.

Applications / Assets

  • Gas Pipelines
  • Large Diameter Pipelines
  • Subsea Infrastructure


Last Updated: 2/3/2021 9:54:33 AM
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