WHAT IS GROUTING : It’s a procedure in which the diver install supports/grout bag underneath subsea pipelines and the grout(cement) is pumped into the bag which lift the bag and works as a support, as the grout(cement) sets. It also includes pile grouting.
In some cases divers are replaced by ROV’s (remotely operated vehicles) were the installation and filling is done by robots (rov’s)
EQUIPMENTS USED FOR GROUTING PROCEDURE: This procedure is carried out with the help of some trained grouting personals and using special equipments stated as Ex..
Various grout bags of different shapes and sizes are used as per the requirement, there are some types stated below
It is used to stabilize sub-sea pipelines and reduce further friction.