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Supporting Processes

HDPE Pipe technical guidance (High quality Polyethylene Pipes)
 
Pipe Assembly and Handling

PE100 pipe can be supplied in coils up to DN180. For all diameters that are too large to be supplied in coils the pipe will be supplied to site in straight lengths. These will be butt fusion welded...

Installation Manual

The four ISO systems Standards, ISO 11296-11299 cover plastic pipes in renovation of gravity sewerage, pressure sewerage, water and gas supply respectively. Each requires that an installation manual...

Host pipe cleaning & inspection

Close-fit Lining Methods Whilst restoring the internal diameter is not critical for slip lining, it is critical if a close fit or tight fit technique is to be used. The host pipe must be thoroughly...

End fittings

Trenchless installation and rehabilitation techniques that use standard PE100 pipes also use standard end fittings to connect to other pipe materials. These may be fused or mechanical fittings...

Testing & Inspection

On completion of the trenchless installation or rehabilitation works using PE100 the works must be inspected and tested. This inspection and testing follows the normal procedures of the customer. No...

Piecing Up

Apart from slip lining, the three techniques for rehabilitating large diameter mains with PE liner pipe are die drawing, rolldown, and folding, and in these three cases the liner pipe termination...

Excavations & pit sizes

For all trenchless methods, both new installation and rehabilitation, it is necessary to excavate at each end of the works to reach the working depth for installation or the host pipe for...

Isolation

Any rehabilitation or replacement works on pressure mains require the sections of main being rehabilitated or replaced to be isolated from the system. Procedures for isolation when using any of the...



Members of the Association

BOREALISBOROUGEFormosa Plastics CorporationINEOS O&PIRPCKazanorgsintez PJSCKorea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTD (KPIC)LyondellBasellPetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical CompanyPRIME POLYMERSABICSCG Chemicals & Thai PolyethyleneSinopecTASNEE

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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...

Webinar : Benefits of PE100+ Material and their use in Trenchless TechnologyWebinar : Benefits of PE100+ Material and their use in Trenchless Technology

On march 10th, was held the PE 100+ ASSOCIATION first webinar. The webinar was a great success and attracted a large audience. 

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