AQUA-SHIELDS

Aqua-Shield® is a family of heat shrinkable sleeve products that have been specifically designed for the corrosion protection of large diameter water pipelines.

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Description

Various product configurations are available that utilize a crosslinked polyolefi n backing, coated with a protective, heat-activated adhesive which effectively bonds to metallic substrates and common pipeline coatings.

 

Long Term Protection

• Once installed, Aqua-Shield® provides durable protection against abrasion and chemical attack. The high performance crosslinked backing provides the superior abrasion resistance and mechanical strength required for water transmission and distribution lines. Aqua-Shield® effectively covers and protects the pipe surface to prevent corrosion. Since no special primers are required, less time is required for installation.

 

Flexible & Reliable Installation

• The Aqua-Shield® family of products are available in various configurations for fl exibility of installation.

 

Aqua-Shield® AQW-HS

Specially constructed and provided in custom cut lengths for fi eld joints on large diameter waterpipelines including “O”-ring and field welded confi gurations, as well as coating factory fittings and mitered elbows.

 

Aqua-Shield® AQW-FPK

A high expansion/high recovery system, designed for corrosion protection and sealing of flanges and other high profile joints. The system includes skirting sleeves to protect flange bolt areas.

 

Aqua-Shield® AQW-WAB

The AQW-WAB system is a twolayer system comprised of a 6” wide AQW-WAB underlay sleeve followed with the secondary AQW-HS heat shrink sleeve for added protection over the heat affected zone for internally welded fi eld joints / weld-after-backfill applications.