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|1. (WO2013155514) PIPE SECTION HAVING BONDED COMPOSITE BARRIER LAYER|
|Inventors:||RUBY, Michael A.
EASTEP, David, W.
JOHNSON, Aaron, H.
GRENCI, Joseph, J.
|Title:||PIPE SECTION HAVING BONDED COMPOSITE BARRIER LAYER|
Pipe sections and methods for forming pipe sections are disclosed. A pipe section includes a hollow body formed from a metal material, the hollow body having an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface defining an interior. The pipe section further includes a barrier layer surrounding and bonded to the hollow body, the barrier layer having an inner surface and an outer surface. The barrier layer is formed from a continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic material. Such pipe sections may be lightweight and flexible while exhibiting improved strength characteristics.