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USERS’ PLATFORM Application GRP pipe system for Cancéropôle stormwater network Cancéropôle, a centre of excellence dedicated to cancer research and treatment in Toulouse, France, is being built on the grounds devastated by a chemical explosion on 21 September 2001. The centre’s stormwater network uses Hobas CC-GRP pipe systems. he French city of Toulouse is famous for being one of the world’s top aerospace centres and home to the headquarters of aircraft manufacturer Airbus. On 21 September 2001, it gained unwanted notoriety when a large-scale chemical accident occurred in the southern outskirts of the city: several hundred tonnes of ammonium nitrates stored in a chemical waste warehouse exploded at a fertilizer factory. Following the accident, politicians, local experts and investors decided to create a medical centre dedicated to cancer research and treatment on the former plant site. The project was launched in 2004 and is a picture of modernity through its architecture and its obvious commitment to sustainable development and environmental responsibility. T use a single system for the stormwater network, namely a Hobas CC-GRP pipe system. Using a single supplier ensures consistent high quality and leak tightness over the complete network including all involved items such as piping, fittings and manholes. Main characteristics Year of construction: 2008 Total pipe length: 4,550 m Pressure class: PN 1 Stiffness class: SN 10000 Diameter: DN 400 - 1500 Installation method: open cut Application: SewerLine® Developer: Le Grand Toulouse Client: Scam TP (Giesper, Sogea, Exedra as sub-contractors) Advantages: chemical resistance, absolute leak tightness, long life Extra access pipes were provided to elongate the manholes to ground level. Hobas pipes are easy to handle due to they very low weight compared to other materials. From 2004 to 2007, great effort went into the clean-up operations to remove as many hydrocarbons and other chemicals as possible from the site’s contaminated soil. Due to the remaining substances in the groundwater, it was extremely important to select the right material for all buried water networks. The technical project manager, Le Grand Toulouse, and the design engineer, Setomip, decided to Hobas products offer a wide range of advantages, though they are rarely required altogether as was the case for this challenging project. Their resistance to aggressive substances was particularly important. The pipes were equipped with special nitrile rubber (NBR) couplings to ensure absolute, long-term leak tightness of the complete system despite the given groundwater conditions. The low weight of the Hobas GRP pipe systems facilitated the project, which required installation depths of up to 6 m. With a slope of only 2 to 3 mm per metre to the preliminary treatment facilities, the unique hydraulic properties of Hobas products effectively prevent sedimentation and optimize the global system efficiency. Their high mechanical resistance is no surprise considering that the products are designed to last a minimum of 50 years. This also guarantees safe and reliable stormwater discharge for the Cancéropôle. A total of 4.6 km of DN 400-DN 1500 Hobas pipes were laid and no fewer than 148 different tailor-made manholes were installed. On the construction site managed by the French company Scam TP five different contractors, including , Sogea, Giesper and Exedra, worked simultaneously in five different places. The entire logistics was coordinated by MTP The quality of their service created . a smooth workflow between all involved parties from June right through to October, therefore contributing to the project’s success. Hobas manholes are usually delivered with a ladder. Special requirements were efficiently implemented, such as adapting the fasteners in manhole production to fit locally-provided ladders, as well as extra access pipes to elongate the manholes to ground level. Once completed in 2012, Cancéropôle will provide around 4,000 jobs and, supported by the Hobas infrastructure, hopefully develop promising innovations in this field. More information: www.hobas.com 56 jec composites magazine / No49 June 2009
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009

Cover
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Contents
- NEWS WORLDWIDE -
CompaniesMergers and acquisitions /Opening/Development /Partnership
3B: a high-quality fibreglass supplier
DK Composites: a player that has made a name for itself
Agenda of events
Equipment Innovative robotic solutions for fibre placement
- BUSINESS -
Market survey Indian distributors of raw materials for composites
Trends Subcontracting in aviation: a rapidly changing sector
Niche market Composites conform to creation
Human capital NCC: a global source for commercialization, manufacturing acceleration and incubation
- FEATURE -
Market 2009-2013: no slow-down in global wind developments
Design Composite wind turbine blade design: leveraging aerospace advances
Reinforcement New composite hybrid reinforcements for the wind turbine industry
Resins Advanced epoxy technology for wind turbine blades
Foam Breakthrough in structural PET foam core materials
Adhesive Turbine blade bonding
Production Automated blade production for wind energy plants
UT scans to ensure blade quality
Application An innovative composite wind turbine: for homeowners and professionals
- USERS’ PLATFORM -
Composites in the world - An astonishing chair
 - “Light car - Open Source”
The Greenbirdproject: 203 km/h just using wind
Lightweight hand-launched glider
Successful partners Innovative architectural cladding
Application GRP pipe system for Cancéropôle stormwater network
Composite system has capital solution for park odours
Composite drives team in first zero-emission race
- KNOW-HOW -
Materials Fibre-reinforced cores
Release agents Mould release system for the marine industry
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - CompaniesMergers and acquisitions /Opening/Development /Partnership
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - 3B: a high-quality fibreglass supplier
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - DK Composites: a player that has made a name for itself
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Agenda of events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Equipment Innovative robotic solutions for fibre placement
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Market survey Indian distributors of raw materials for composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Trends Subcontracting in aviation: a rapidly changing sector
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Niche market Composites conform to creation
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Human capital NCC: a global source for commercialization, manufacturing acceleration and incubation
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - - FEATURE -
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Market 2009-2013: no slow-down in global wind developments
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Design Composite wind turbine blade design: leveraging aerospace advances
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Reinforcement New composite hybrid reinforcements for the wind turbine industry
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Resins Advanced epoxy technology for wind turbine blades
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Foam Breakthrough in structural PET foam core materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Adhesive Turbine blade bonding
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Production Automated blade production for wind energy plants
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - UT scans to ensure blade quality
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Application An innovative composite wind turbine: for homeowners and professionals
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - - USERS’ PLATFORM -
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 -  - “Light car - Open Source”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Lightweight hand-launched glider
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Successful partners Innovative architectural cladding
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Application GRP pipe system for Cancéropôle stormwater network
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Composite system has capital solution for park odours
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Composite drives team in first zero-emission race
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - - KNOW-HOW -
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Materials Fibre-reinforced cores
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #49 - June 2009 - Release agents Mould release system for the marine industry
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