Blog - FT Pipeline Systems

How to peel back ProtectaFlex

We are often asked about the best way to peel back our dual contained hose (ProtectaFlex and PF-Detect) to allow connections to the existing equipment. It’s a simple process which takes just a few minutes and can be done easily. Les James, our Sales and Technical Manager for the northern region, explains the process in […]

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WrapidBond Demonstration Day

Later this month we will be hosting a demonstration day of Canusa’s WrapidBond product. Ideally suited to large diameter pipework, WrapidBond (a visco-elastic adhesive) combines cold tape with heat shrink sleeves to give a wraparound corrosive protective coating. Technical representatives from Canusa will be at the site in Kendal, the Lake District to demonstrate the advantages […]

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HS2 Diversion Work

FT Pipeline Systems has recently won contract awards for two schemes involved with diversion work as a direct result of HS2. Both projects will install 800mm diameter coated and lined steel pipe: Scheme 1 is a twin 200m crossing and Scheme 2 is 65m single crossing. Due to the nature of the job the pipework […]

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Successful Pipe Inspections at both Mill and Fabrication Shop

FT Pipeline Systems has recently carried out audits at both our mill facility and fabrication shop witnessed by both the client and contractor on a major aqueduct requirement ordered by a leading UK water authority. A full inspection of the coating and lining application, including the detailed examination of the testing and verification procedures, took […]

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Nominated for Volunteer of the Year Award 2019

Roger Attisha, our Director of Sales and Operations for the Water Treatment Division has been coaching young people’s rugby for over 10 years and is delighted to have been nominated for this award in the Volunteer Recognition Programme. Roger used to play rugby himself at a very high level but had to retire aged 22 […]

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Visit us at Utility Week Live, 21 – 22 May, NEC

If you are planning a visit to UWL this year, please visit our stand (G36) to see for yourself all the new developments across each of our divisions. Dual Contained Chemical Dosing Hose : We will have a working model of PF-Detect on display so you can see for yourself how the capillary action works. […]

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Has Your Stop Tap Box Lid or Manhole Cover Seized Up?

FT’s locking replacement stop tap lids, meter boxes, sluice valves and hydrant covers save water companies thousands of pounds each year by not having to replace the entire chamber when a lid is damaged. Only one operative is required to install an FT Pipeline no dig lockable replacement lid on the first visit. However, what […]

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PF Detect Chosen to Improve the Safety of Chemical Dosing Systems

FT Pipeline Systems and Colex were delighted to assist Encocam with their project of reducing chemical handling at their manufacturing site in Huntingdon. Encocam Ltd. are leading experts in the development and manufacture of energy absorbers and their products include crash test dummies and crash test barriers. They also manufacture aluminium honeycomb and composite panels, […]

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New Stock Items and Price Increase Delayed for DC Hose

Colex Price Increase From 1st February 2019 our supplier, Colex, will increase their prices on all dual contained hose by 5%. We are pleased to announce, however, that FT Pipeline Systems can hold the current prices for all orders of these products placed in February 2019. The small increase will then come into effect on […]

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Flexible Dual Containment Pipework Attracts Interest

The introduction of a flexible alternative for dual contained chemical dosing hose is proving very popular in both Europe and the USA where, traditionally, rigid pipework has always been used. Our European distributor for our water treatment division, Lortub, will be exhibiting at Pollutec in Lyon, France at the end of November. Pollutec is an […]

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