IPP Group - World Leading Project Management

26/01/2016

The IPP Group has a long history of supplying worldwide projects with demanding piping packages. From HIP super duplex manifold systems, subsea high pressure christmas tree flowloops to small bore butt weld fittings for use within nuclear reactor cooling systems!

IPP Group - World Leading Project Management

The IPP Group has a long history of supplying worldwide projects with demanding piping packages. From HIP super duplex manifold systems, subsea high pressure christmas tree flowloops to small bore butt weld fittings for use within nuclear reactor cooling systems!

The IPP Group has a philosophy of continually pushing technical boundaries and in parallel, developing industry leading manufacturing practices!

The images shown within this article display a selection of piggable barred tees in material grades A815 UNS S31803 and MSS SP-75 / A860 WPHY Gr.70.

They're part of a project package of over 100 barred tees for a major oil & gas development, in accordance with demanding Algerian Hydrocarbon Regulations.

Each barred tee is supplied with BS EN (ISO) 10204 type 3.2 certification, together with ISO 17025 laboratory reports; verifying compliance with stringent specification mechanical, chemical, metallurgical and corrosion resistance requirements.

The largest barred tees manufactured for this contract are 10" NB / 40mm wall thickness, manufactured in ASTM A860 / MSS SP-75 WPHY Grade 70. 

Non-destructive testing conducted includes; 100% hydrostatic (0.90 of SMYS), volumetric ultrasonic, die penetrant (duplex), magnetic particle (carbon), visual examination, PMI and ferritscope (duplex). All non-destructive tests were performed, in house, by our PCN Level II (ISO 9712) approved technicians. 


A batch of 6" barred tees being prepared for hydrostatic testing at IPP Scomark Engineering.


All critical manufacturing operations are supported by world leading product qualifications, including  NORSOK M650 Ed.4 (Statoil TR2000) QTR's and other relevant manufacturing qualifications / historical production methods. 

This demanding contract was project managed and manufactured by the IPP Group in the UK :-

  • IPP Europe Ltd - Overall project management. 
  • IPP Scomark (SPI) Ltd - Barred tee design & critical manufacturing. 
  • IPP Scomark Engineering Ltd - Fabrication of retaining bars, hydrostatic testing and other NDT activities. 
  • SGS MIS Testing Ltd - An independent ISO 17025 laboratory situated within the IPP Scomark manufacturing facility. 

IPP Scomark Ltd, part of the IPP Group of companies, is a world leading manufacturer of butt weld fittings. Specialising in duplex, super duplex, 6Mo, high nickel alloys and high yield carbon steels including CRA overlay. 

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