Water Quality

High quality Polyethylene Pipes & HDPE Pipes technical guidance
Is PE pipe suitable for potable water applications?Sunday 08 February 2009

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
Can contaminants in the soil permeate through PE pipe?Sunday 08 February 2009

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
Can any of the constituents of the pipe material leach over time into the water?Sunday 08 February 2009

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
Does PE pipe support microbiological growth? 0000-00-00

Microbiological or microbial growth (biofilm) on the surface of components in a water supply system is likely to occur irrespective of the material used. Treatment of water with chlorine or other...

Read more

Members of the Association

BOREALISBOROUGEINEOS O&PIRPCKorea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTDLyondellBasellPetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical CompanyPRIME POLYMERSABICSCG Chemicals & Thai PolyethyleneSinopecTASNEE