DE 102005030587 A1 UPAB: 20070129 NOVELTY - In a process to joint two lengths of pipe e.g. automotive exhaust pipe, a sleeve-fit is sealed by the application of a tool exerting high internal pressure in the overlap zone forming a contiguous flush seal (3). Further claimed is a suitable tube product e.g. automotive exhaust pipe. USE - Process to join two sections of metal pipe e.g. automotive exhaust pipe. ADVANTAGE - The join zone exterior surface has an uninterrupted smooth form.