Technical Center - RPS Composites
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Technical Center

Welcome to the RPS Technical Center. The purpose of this series is to provide you with a more technical view of FRP piping systems, and the many considerations involved in a successful design. If you’re not familiar with engineered pipe, we suggest you read the articles in sequence; the more familiar can start anywhere. Readers who complete the articles will have a broader understanding of and appreciation for pipe systems designed by RPS, and a great level of confidence in the pipe we manufacture. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Successful Pipe System Design
Material Selection
Pressure Design of FRP Piping Components
Pressure Design of FRP Piping Components – Fittings and Joints
Pressure Design of FRP Piping Components – Flanges
FRP Piping System Design
Elastic Properties
Strength Properties
Stress Intensification and Flexibility Factor
How Pipe Stress Analysis is Carried Out
Properly Functioning Support System
FRP Pipe Installation