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File: In Defence of the Monolithic Isolation Joint , NACE COROSSION 17

  • Tim Hurley, Senior Product Manager (GPT) presents " In Defence of the Monolithic Isolation Joint" at  NACE Corrosion Conference 2017 in New Orleans, Co-authored by members of Engineering Team at GPT.
  • The paper, a response to an earlier NACE Symposium paper was presented characterizing the monolithic isolation joint as a weak link in pipeline integrity. GPT examine the potential failure points identified in this earlier work and offer strategies based on experience in the field to ensure that monolithic isolation joints serve their purpose of eliminating the well-documented cathodic protection challenges historically presented by flanged connections.
  • The highly acclaimed paper is available for purchase by clicking here