- 08 / 02 / 09Is PE pipe suitable for potable water applications?
Polyethylene pipeline systems have been used by our customers for drinking water supply since their introduction in the 1950s. The plastics industry has taken great responsibility in ensuring that...Read more
- 08 / 02 / 09Can contaminants in the soil permeate through PE pipe?
In contaminated soils no pipe system can be considered completely resistant to permeation and the appropriate pipe material selection criteria should be used. Research undertaken in the USA has...Read more
- 08 / 02 / 09Can any of the constituents of the pipe material leach over time into the water?
Specific compounds of PE100 have been formulated for use in potable water applications. Extensive testing has been carried out by the pipe manufacturers and independent test laboratories to ensure...Read more