Experience to date

  • Pressures up to 345barg
  • Temperatures from -50 to +210oC
  • Up to 18m diameter
  • Live and offline repairs
  • Wide range of geometry
  • Wide range of chemicals
  • Lengths >100m
  • Confined locations
  • Pipes, tanks, vessels and other components


Furmanite’s experience includes:

  •  Cooling water systems
  • Fire water systems
  • Oil export headers
  • Utility lines
  • Drains
  • Sump tanks
  • Caissons
  • Separators
  • Deck repairs
  • Splash Zones
  • Secondary Structures

Composite Repair

Furmanite – The Innovator in Composite Repair Solutions

Confidence in the structural integrity and load-bearing capabilities of your assets is a critical component in the ongoing productivity and success of your operation. These assets are too important to trust to just anybody. You need the expert and authority in this arena. You need Furmanite.

Furmanite’s composite repair solutions and technological expertise yield dependable results – results you can count on:

  • Permanent repairs
  • Equipment longevity
  • Structural strengthening and integrity
  • Minimal impact to productivity

Furmanite provides composite repair solutions designed for a wide array of industries and applications:


  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Mining
  • Steel
  • Power generation


  • Piping
  • Tanks
  • Pressure valves
  • Caisson
  • Structural components
  • Decks


  • Carbon steel
  • Mild steels
  • Stainless steel
  • Steel alloys
  • Cunife alloys

In addition to proven results and diversity of applications, Furmanite’s composite repair technology delivers highly cost effective, fully engineered and validated solutions, Type Approved by Lloyd’s Register as conforming to ISO/TS 24817 and ASME PCC-2, Article 4.1. (certificate reference 14/00009) and qualification testing verified by DNV.

Furmanite composite repair technology provides you with highly desirable advantages:

  • Lower total project costs
  • Pressure retention capability to 3,072 PSI (209 bar)
  • Close fitting repairs
  • May be applied in confined spaces
  • Provides leak sealing capability
  • Provides chemical and environmental resistance
  • Materials conform to irregular shapes and are formed to shape on site
  • Repair kits are lightweight and easy to transport and handle
  • Up to ten times stronger than steel
  • Non corroding

Perhaps the best reason for choosing one of Furmanite’s composite repair solutions is the predictability of performance. Our composite repair technology offers a long-term performance solution that provides permanent, minimal maintenance repairs. Every composite repair we execute is fully engineered to suit the application and is designed to achieve optimal bonding to the substrate material and to retain full structural strength and integrity of the repaired asset.

Composite Repair Application Examples

Composite Repair Application Example 1

  • 20″ Sweet Gas header
  • Internal corrosion in 3 locations
  • Design Pressure 1204 PSI
  • Design Temperature 212

Composite Repair Application Example 2


  • 30″ Crude Line
  • 478 PSI design pressure
  • 7 areas of heavy corrosion with 5 through-wall defects

Composite Repair Application Example 3

  • 24″ High pressure water injection line
  • Internal corrosion
  • Design Pressure 3331 PSI

Composite Repair Application Example 4

  • High Pressure Water Injection Manifold
  • Temporary Repair
  • Designed to Operate up to 2422 PSI

Composite Repair Application Example 5





  • 14″ LLP Flare Line
  • Through-wall defect around 300° of circumference
  • 428° F radiated heat

Composite Repair Application Example 6

  • Caustic soda tank
  • 59 ft diameter, 69 ft high,
  • Design temperature 230
  • Suffering from CUI resulting in severe wall loss to top one third of the tank, with 5 through wall defects
  • Repair was carried out with tank on-line

Furmanite - Innovative since 1920

Leak Sealing process developed leak-sealing-developed_thumb 01/01/1920

Furmanite Leak-Sealing process is Developed The under pressure Leak Sealing process is developed by Eugene Clay Furman at the Newport …

First DIY Leak-Sealing Kit old-furmanite-leak-sealing-equipment 01/01/1924

First DIY Leak-Sealing Kit The first do-it-yourself Leak Sealing kits were developed and marketed by Clay Furman and while they …

Long Standing Relationships Sales-Brochure-1926_thumb 01/01/1926

Long Standing Relationships US customer reference list that includes individual war ships in the US Navy, US steel companies and …

1st Patent is filed in 1927 furmanite-patents1 01/01/1927

1st Patent is filed in 1927 The Furmanite patent for the leak sealing process filed in 1927 was the first …

Furmanite moves Overseas Liverpool-Exibition_thumb 06/01/1927

Furmanite moves Overseas First overseas agents appointed to market the leak Sealing kits including in the United Kingdom and Euro…

Costs of a steam leak Sales-Brochure-1926-pg-8_thumb 06/01/1928

Price List from 1926 Table detailing costs of allowing a steam leak based on $4 per ton for “Long coal”. …

Furmanite is thinking global furmanite-the-skys-the-limit_thumb 01/01/1929

Furmanite is thinking global A brief history of the United Kingdom Company written by A W Forsyth (OBE) in September 1973 …

Technology Development leak-sealing-diagram 11/22/1934

Technology Development Furmanite Expands Engineering on Leak Sealing Technology. Photographs taken from a 1934 sales brochure together with schematics of …

Growing Furmanite purchase-letter_thumb 05/01/1960

Growing Furmanite Letter from the Chairman of Furmanite Engineering based in Birkenhead, England to his lawyer requesting information on a …

New Direction New-Technology_thumb 01/01/1966

New Direction Alan Forsyth, acting as a consultant to Furmanite Engineering (1929) advised the Board to move from selling low …

Never compromise on the high quality Company-History-July-1979_thumb 07/01/1979

Never to compromise on the high quality A brief history of the United Kingdom Furmanite organisation written by Joyce Hainsworth, the …

Best in the business were called NASA---Discovery-Team_thumb 09/01/1988

Best in the business were called Furmanite successfully seals nitrous oxide leakage on the Space Shuttle “Discovery” pre launch September …

Start of Modern Furmanite company-overview 11/22/1991

Start of Modern Furmanite The common shares of Furmanite were acquired by Kaneb Inc on 24th January 1991. Furmanite remains …

Acquisition-GSG Division Acquisition-GSG-Division_thumb 01/13/2006

Acquisition of Flow-Serve GSG Division Furmanite as part of Xanser Corporation acquired the General Services Group (GSG) of Flow-Serve corporation …

Corporate Name Change Corporate-Name-Change_thumb 01/13/2007

Corporate Name Change Xanser Corporation (NYSE:XNR) changed the company’s name to Furmanite Corporation, and the company’s shares were traded on …

Acquisition of SLM Acquisition-of-SLM_thumb 04/13/2011

Furmanite Corporation Acquires Self Leveling Machining Technology Furmanite expanded  its global on-site machining capabilities through the acquisition of Self Leveling …


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