PE100+ Materials

Choose PE100 for simplicity, consistency and master-batch approachWhy 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 (including pressure pipes) and ship them to the...

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06 / 02 / 09Quality Materials List

PE100+ Quality Materials List is valid until December 2018. It is available online and a PDF version can be downloaded.

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06 / 02 / 09Test 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 documented data sets must be provided to...

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06 / 02 / 09Testing schedule

Three different testing institutes All procedures and administration before and after testing are handled by Kiwa, who is heading the technical committee. The tests are performed at 3 different...

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06 / 02 / 09Testing methods

Creep rupture strength - Internal pressure test Constant internal pressure at constant temperature The internal pressure test is standardised in ISO 1167 and EN 921 "Thermoplastic pipes for the...

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Sustainability : environmental position paper

Production of HDPE High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is produced by polymerisation of ethylene typically with another 1-alkene comonomer. Ethylene is produced predominantly by steam cracking of...

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06 / 02 / 09First Examples of Reference Installations of PE 100+ pipes

The PE100+ Reference Installations feature different pipe installations, where PE 100 pipes were chosen. The pipes are made of a PE 100 material, which is listed on the Associations' Quality Materials.

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