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A visco-elastic adhesive based system for pipeline corrosion protection

WrapidBond™ is a wraparound corrosion protective coating consisting of a modified and reinforced visco-elastic adhesive applied onto a polyethylene carrier film.

Supplied in roll form, WrapidBond™ provides effective corrosion protection by providing a barrier to water and oxygen. WrapidBond™ is for use on above ground and underground pipelines, and steel structures.

Adhesion & Creep Resistance

  • Specially formulated adhesive bonds to even the most difficult substrates and provides good elevated temperature creep resistance and resistance to soil stresses
  • Improved soil stress resistance is achieved with the installation of WrapidCoat™ PVC outer wrap

Wide Range of Applications

  • Diverse range of applications including: coating repair on new pipeline construction; transition areas from above to below ground pipelines; special sections such as bends, tees, flanges, etc.; rehabilitation of existing pipelines; tanks chimes, etc.

Full System Approach

  • Includes ultra flexible products, filler materials, weld bead and seam tapes, and Wrapid Coat™ PVC mechanical protection. Refer to the Wrapid Coat™ PVC product data sheet for more information

Field Friendly

  • Long shelf-life, with various widths available with convenient roll lengths for ease of inventory
  • Fast installation with excellent adhesion to steel and other base surfaces without applying primer
  • No drying or hardening time
  • Plastic-elastic properties allow self healing ability if damaged

Product Properties

Sleeve Operating Characteristics Test Method Typical Value
Maximum Pipeline Operating Temp   Up to 80°C (175°F)
Resistance to Circumferential Forces   Very Good
Resistance to Soil Stress   Very Good
Resistance to Axial Pipe Movement   Very Good
Main Line Coating Compatibility   PE, PP, FBE, PU, Coal tar, Bitumen
Typical Product Properties
Thickness Measured > 1.8 mm
Density ASTM D792 1.1 - 1.3 g/cm3
Impact Resistance* EN 12068 15 J
Indentation Resistance* EN 12068 0.60 mm remaining (pass)
Peel Strength* EN 12068 > 0.5 N/mm Cohesive failure
Lap Shear Strength EN 12068 0.02 N/mm2
Glass Transition Temp. ASTM D3418 < -20°C
Cathodic Disbondment Resistance* ASTM G8/ EN 12068 2 mm @ 23°C
Cathodic Disbondment Resistance* ASTM G42/ EN 12068 1 mm @ 60°C
Electrical Resistance* EN 12068 > 1015 ohm/cm
Unwinding Test @ -30°C EN 12068 No separation, tears or cracks
Low Temp. Flexibility @ -30°C EN 12068 No separation, tears or cracks
Water Absorption ASTM D570 < 0.05%
Drip Resistance EN 12068 Pass at 90°C

* When used with Wrapid Coat™PVC or PE. Refer to the Wrapid Coat™ PVC or PE data sheet for more information.

Applications / Assets

  • Fittings and Bends
  • Gas Pipelines
  • Girth-Weld Joints
  • Oil Pipelines
  • Repair and Rehab
  • Waterworks Pipelines


Last Updated: 1/19/2018 5:40:43 PM
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