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HDPE Pipe technical guidance (High quality Polyethylene Pipes)
 
Horizontal Directional Drilling

HORIZONTAL DIRECTIONAL DRILLING - TECHNIQUE When new pipe is to be installed or it is not possible to rehabilitate a pipe, so that it needs to be replaced but is in a congested area of buried...

Pilot Tube Microtunnelling

TECHNIQUE Pilot Tube microtunnelling is a new pipe installation technique, also sometimes called Guided Auger Boring or Pilot Pipe Jacking. It is a means of installing smaller diameter PE100 pipes in...

Impact Moling

IMPACT MOLING - TECHNIQUE The impact mole or piercing tool is one of the oldest and simplest of the trenchless technologies. It is ideally suited for installation of small diameter PE100 pipes in...

Mole Ploughing

MOLE PLOUGHING - TECHNIQUE Mole ploughing is a method of installing small diameter PE pipes in rural areas quickly and with minimal disruption and environmental impact. Mole ploughing is not strictly...


Members of the Association

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Why choose PE compounds for pressure pipe ?

Simplicity or consistency The simplest way for any polymer producer to operate is to produce natural pellets for a wide range of applications...

Quality Materials List

PE100+ Quality Materials List is valid until December 2022. It is available online and a PDF version can be downloaded.

What range of pipe diameters is available?

PE100 can be manufactured in a wide range of polyethylene pipe diameters from 16mm to 2000mm. Even larger diameters are possible with the development...

What is SDR pipe and how does it influence the pressure rating of the pipe?

SDR pipe : "Standard Dimensional Ratio" The SDR pipe is the "Standard Dimensional Ratio" and refers to the geometry of the pipe. SDR is defined as...

Testing methods

Creep rupture strength - Internal pressure test Constant internal pressure at constant temperature The internal pressure test is standardised in ISO...

Pipe Bursting and Splitting

PIPE BURSTING / SPLITTING - TECHNIQUE Pipe bursting and pipe splitting are trenchless methods used to replace existing pipelines with PE100 in the...

Pipe Reaming

PIPE REAMING - TECHNIQUE Pipe reaming, also known as pipe eating, is a trenchless pipe replacement technique that removes the host pipe while at the...

Test Requirements

Requirements of the PE 100+ Association Firstly, the ready made compounds must conform to EN 1555-1 and ISO 4437, or EN 12201-1 and ISO 4427. Fully...

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