Line stopping can be performed on many types of piping materials and for a variety of media such as
gas, water, sewage, oil, nitrogen and most air lines.
Consider this against shutdown!
Planning and co-ordinating of shutdown –meetings, schedules, paperwork
Notification of consumers or process plantpersonnel
Compensation to customers, los of goodwill.
Lost production and therefore profit in processindustry.
Direct labour cost – locate and activate valves.
Overtime rates for working at “low demand times” normally nights and weekends.
Drainage, purging and refilling of pipeline.
Disruption to road work systems by road closures.
By utilising C.S.T 29 ‘s under-pressure techniques, work can be performed allowing alteration, relocation, extension, addition, repair, replacement, maintenance or abandonment of pipe work with out shutdown or interruption of service to critical processes or consumers.