UK design engineering company Snap Ring Joint Limited has developed a range of breakthrough weld-free technologies to connect and repair process and service piping, as well as transport and distribution pipelines.
Originally designed to meet the rigorous standards of the oil & gas industry, the Snap Ring Joint (SRJ) and Triple Shell Repair Clamp (TSRC) product ranges also have applications in chemical processing, shipping, desalination, mining, agriculture, domestic and industrial plumbing, and the fire service. The SRJ is also being developed and tested for hydraulic applications.
The SRJ was developed to meet the need for a pipe connector capable of accommodating high line pressures, of a lighter weight than existing fittings. It was conceived by an R&D team with over 5years’ experience in specialist fittings and has gained Type Approval from two major Class Societies – Lloyds Register and American Bureau of Shipping.
The TSRC was developed to overcome the shortcomings of conventional repair kits and constitutes a heavy duty, permanent repair solution. Its offers greater structural support for damaged pipes and improved retention mechanisms compared to conventional, two-shell repair methods.
Snap Ring Joint Limited has invested heavily in protecting the intellectual property (IP) in both the SRJ and the TSRC and this now covers more than seventy countries worldwide.
Snap Ring Joint Limited has engaged with a number of strategic partners worldwide via distribution and manufacturing licences to bring its industry specific products to the identified markets.