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2016.015.005.213.1-.5 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Pipe Protection, October 1980 - March 1988. Group of documents on pipe protection products produced by the Raychem Corporation. Documents include five leaflets on Hotclad and cathodic protection systems. Documents are arranged by print date. PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Pipe Protection, October 1980 - March 1988. Group of documents on pipe protection products produced by the Raychem Corporation. Documents include five leaflets on Hotclad and cathodic protection systems. Documents are arranged by print date. PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

Image of 2016.001.006 - Raychem XL Trace Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection, c. 1957-1999. Cable's exterior plastic coating is light blue. Cable is flat. Each end exposes interior. Interior is hard black polymer plastic with two nickel-plated copper wires at each end. One end of black plastic interior protrudes outside blue coating. Inscription printed in black in along outside of cable describes product and includes a warning.

2016.001.006 - Raychem XL Trace Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection, c. 1957-1999. Cable's exterior plastic coating is light blue. Cable is flat. Each end exposes interior. Interior is hard black polymer plastic with two nickel-plated copper wires at each end. One end of black plastic interior protrudes outside blue coating. Inscription printed in black in along outside of cable describes product and includes a warning.

Raychem XL Trace Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection, c. 1957-1999. Cable's exterior plastic coating is light blue. Cable is flat. Each end exposes interior. Interior is hard black polymer plastic with two nickel-plated copper wires at each end. One end of black plastic interior protrudes outside blue coating. Inscription printed in black in along outside of cable describes product and includes a warning.

Image of 2016.001.016 - Raychem CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the center with a two inch metal cuff. The metal is a nickel titanium alloy. "CRYOFIT" is printed in on the cuff.  Both pipes have the same diameter, but left pipe has thicker metal and a smaller opening. Tight rings can be seen at ends of pipes. The two pipes are scratched up. The right pipe has undecipherable letters and numbers printed on it. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

2016.001.016 - Raychem CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the center with a two inch metal cuff. The metal is a nickel titanium alloy. "CRYOFIT" is printed in on the cuff. Both pipes have the same diameter, but left pipe has thicker metal and a smaller opening. Tight rings can be seen at ends of pipes. The two pipes are scratched up. The right pipe has undecipherable letters and numbers printed on it. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

Raychem CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the center with a two inch metal cuff. The metal is a nickel titanium alloy. "CRYOFIT" is printed in on the cuff. Both pipes have the same diameter, but left pipe has thicker metal and a smaller opening. Tight rings can be seen at ends of pipes. The two pipes are scratched up. The right pipe has undecipherable letters and numbers printed on it. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

Image of 2016.001.017 - Raychem Demo CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes held together in the center with a metal alloy cuff. The metal alloy is nickel-titanium. Cuff is 1.25 inches long and thicker metal than the pipes. Cuff has "CRYOFIT" printed in black on it and also indicates the product is only for demos. Both pipes are scratched up. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

2016.001.017 - Raychem Demo CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes held together in the center with a metal alloy cuff. The metal alloy is nickel-titanium. Cuff is 1.25 inches long and thicker metal than the pipes. Cuff has "CRYOFIT" printed in black on it and also indicates the product is only for demos. Both pipes are scratched up. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

Raychem Demo CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes held together in the center with a metal alloy cuff. The metal alloy is nickel-titanium. Cuff is 1.25 inches long and thicker metal than the pipes. Cuff has "CRYOFIT" printed in black on it and also indicates the product is only for demos. Both pipes are scratched up. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

Image of 2016.001.040 - Raychem Cryofit Cross-section, c. 1957-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the middle by a metal alloy cuff. The tube shape cuff has beveled edges. A piece has been cut off to expose the interior. The two pipes are equal length and have unfinished cut edges. A piece of one pipe has been removed to exposed the interior. The intact pipe has two parallel grooves circumventing it.

2016.001.040 - Raychem Cryofit Cross-section, c. 1957-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the middle by a metal alloy cuff. The tube shape cuff has beveled edges. A piece has been cut off to expose the interior. The two pipes are equal length and have unfinished cut edges. A piece of one pipe has been removed to exposed the interior. The intact pipe has two parallel grooves circumventing it.

Raychem Cryofit Cross-section, c. 1957-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the middle by a metal alloy cuff. The tube shape cuff has beveled edges. A piece has been cut off to expose the interior. The two pipes are equal length and have unfinished cut edges. A piece of one pipe has been removed to exposed the interior. The intact pipe has two parallel grooves circumventing it.

Image of 2016.001.042A-B - Raychem Metal Coupling Pieces, c. 1957-1999. Two metal alloy couplings cut in half. (A) is a thicker alloy metal tube with one side cut clean and on the other side ragged. (B) is a thinner metal. The outside is smooth, and it has a "4" scratched by hand into the center. An inch long oblong hole is cut on each side. Inside, the metal is ribbed, but smooth in the center.

Raychemer Leon Hansen notes that Cryofit couplings were used on hydraulic lines in aircraft, particularly the Grumman F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft.

2016.001.042A-B - Raychem Metal Coupling Pieces, c. 1957-1999. Two metal alloy couplings cut in half. (A) is a thicker alloy metal tube with one side cut clean and on the other side ragged. (B) is a thinner metal. The outside is smooth, and it has a "4" scratched by hand into the center. An inch long oblong hole is cut on each side. Inside, the metal is ribbed, but smooth in the center. Raychemer Leon Hansen notes that Cryofit couplings were used on hydraulic lines in aircraft, particularly the Grumman F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft.

Raychem Metal Coupling Pieces, c. 1957-1999. Two metal alloy couplings cut in half. (A) is a thicker alloy metal tube with one side cut clean and on the other side ragged. (B) is a thinner metal. The outside is smooth, and it has a "4" scratched by hand into the center. An inch long oblong hole is cut on each side. Inside, the metal is ribbed, but smooth in the center. Raychemer Leon Hansen notes that Cryofit couplings were used on hydraulic lines in aircraft, particularly the Grumman F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft.

Image of 2016.001.044A-C - Raychem Chemelex Trace Heating Cables, c. 1957-1999. Three different colored wire cables. All the cables are rigid and flat. All cables are cut into about three inch long pieces. Cable (A) is has an orange plastic coating. On the outside printed in blue ink is "CHEMELEX".  To the left of that, on both sides are three raised vertical lines. Inside the cable are three evenly spaced copper wires encased in a black plastic. Cable (B) has a blue coating with slight zigzag texture. On the inside is a thin layer of braided tinned-copper and then another layer of blue plastic coating. There are two copper wires at opposite ends of the flat cable. They are encased in black plastic. The final wire cable (C) is has only one coating of blue plastic. The blue plastic encases the black plastic. Inside the black plastic are two copper wires at opposite ends of the flat cable. Covering the blue coating is a sleeve of braided wires. Sleeve slides off and is fraying at both ends. Trace heating cables are used to keep pipes from freezing or overheating.

2016.001.044A-C - Raychem Chemelex Trace Heating Cables, c. 1957-1999. Three different colored wire cables. All the cables are rigid and flat. All cables are cut into about three inch long pieces. Cable (A) is has an orange plastic coating. On the outside printed in blue ink is "CHEMELEX". To the left of that, on both sides are three raised vertical lines. Inside the cable are three evenly spaced copper wires encased in a black plastic. Cable (B) has a blue coating with slight zigzag texture. On the inside is a thin layer of braided tinned-copper and then another layer of blue plastic coating. There are two copper wires at opposite ends of the flat cable. They are encased in black plastic. The final wire cable (C) is has only one coating of blue plastic. The blue plastic encases the black plastic. Inside the black plastic are two copper wires at opposite ends of the flat cable. Covering the blue coating is a sleeve of braided wires. Sleeve slides off and is fraying at both ends. Trace heating cables are used to keep pipes from freezing or overheating.

Raychem Chemelex Trace Heating Cables, c. 1957-1999. Three different colored wire cables. All the cables are rigid and flat. All cables are cut into about three inch long pieces. Cable (A) is has an orange plastic coating. On the outside printed in blue ink is "CHEMELEX". To the left of that, on both sides are three raised vertical lines. Inside the cable are three evenly spaced copper wires encased in a black plastic. Cable (B) has a blue coating with slight zigzag texture. On the inside is a thin layer of braided tinned-copper and then another layer of blue plastic coating. There are two copper wires at opposite ends of the flat cable. They are encased in black plastic. The final wire cabl

Image of 2016.001.052 - Raychem D2613 Metal Cuff, c. 1957-1999. Possibly a Cryofit coupling made of metal alloy. The metal is textured with fine lines. It is tube-shaped which tapers slightly towards the ends. Each end flares back out into a ring-shape. The inside of the tube, towards the center are four etched rings.

2016.001.052 - Raychem D2613 Metal Cuff, c. 1957-1999. Possibly a Cryofit coupling made of metal alloy. The metal is textured with fine lines. It is tube-shaped which tapers slightly towards the ends. Each end flares back out into a ring-shape. The inside of the tube, towards the center are four etched rings.

Raychem D2613 Metal Cuff, c. 1957-1999. Possibly a Cryofit coupling made of metal alloy. The metal is textured with fine lines. It is tube-shaped which tapers slightly towards the ends. Each end flares back out into a ring-shape. The inside of the tube, towards the center are four etched rings.

Image of 2016.015.004.3.1 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

2016.015.004.3.1 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

The Trans Alaska Pipeline: The Beginning. First of a three volume set on the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. Written and produced by Lawrence J. Allen with contributing writer J. Malcolm Campbell. Published in 1975 by Scribe Publishing Corporation in Seattle and printed by Graphic Arts Center in Portland, Oregon. The Raychem Corporation, based in Menlo Park, developed the heat-shrink coating for the pipeline.

Image of 2016.015.004.3.2 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

2016.015.004.3.2 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

The Trans Alaska Pipeline: South to Valdez. Second of a three volume set on the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. Written and produced by Lawrence J. Allen and edited by Barry Provorse. Published in 1976 by Scribe Publishing Corporation in Seattle and printed by Graphic Arts Center in Portland, Oregon. The Raychem Corporation, based in Menlo Park, developed the heat-shrink coating for the pipeline.