Detection

High quality Polyethylene Pipes & HDPE Pipes technical guidance

How can I verify the location of underground PE pipes?

As for any underground pipeline, reference should first be made to the Construction Records held by the pipeline operator. The construction records should contain details of pipe location, depth of burial, location of other underground plant and any other relevant information. The information shown on the construction records should be verified on site. Survey of appurtenances at the surface, such as chamber covers, as well as limited potholing to verify depth, may be necessary. Remote pipe...

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Is it possible to detect buried PE pipes from the surface?

Yes. Methods have been developed for detecting buried PE pipes from the surface but each has its limitations which need to be understood when deciding which to use. The simplest method of detecting PE pipe is when laying the pipe to provide a tracer wire along the pipe route. The tracer wire can also be incorporated into marker tape, which is laid above the pipeline during construction. The tracer wire can then be detected above ground by conventional electromagnetic pipe detection equipment. A...

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