Barrier pipes

Barrier pipes

Barrier pipes


“How can we make pipes that are resistant to corrosion?”


We need pipes to transport into our homes water and other fluids necessary for survival. However, the interface of these fluids can interact with the pipe casing and cause corrosion, which can make the material dangerous for use. So how can we use our engineering mindset to fix this problem? Well, what if we were to develop a pipe whose material is impenetrable to oxygen? Well, this is the idea behind a technology known as barrier pipes and is used in residential units around the world.

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