CORRECTIONS

In the April 2008 issue of CT , we reported in a News item on p. 11 that glass fiber-reinforced pipe fabricated by DeepFlex Inc. (Houston, Texas) is being trialed in deepwater oil drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Far East Asia. In fact, the DeepFlex pipe is not being trialed but is in full

In the April 2008 issue of CT, we reported in a News item on p. 11 that glass fiber-reinforced pipe fabricated by DeepFlex Inc. (Houston, Texas) is being trialed in deepwater oil drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Far East Asia. In fact, the DeepFlex pipe is not being trialed but is in full production use at the listed locations. CT regrets the error.

In the June 2008 issue of CT, our education story, "Retooling Theory and Practice" on p. 48, misidentified a new composites training facility associated with Southern Maine Community College (Portland, Maine). An alert reader informed us that the facility we reported as the Advanced Technology Center is actually the Maine Advanced Technology Center. CT is happy to set the record straight.

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DeepFlex Composite Deepwater FFRP Pipe Begins Commercialization

DeepFlex Inc. (Houston, Texas), a manufacturer of glass fiber-reinforced pipe for use in subsea and deepwater oil exploration applications, has announced that its pipe is being used in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Far East Asia. The pipe is an all-composite flexible fiber-reinforced pipe (FFRP), a lightweight,