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A new European meta-study on the service life of plastic pipes for pressure and non-pressure applicationsA new European meta-study on the service life of plastic pipes for pressure and non-pressure applications

A new European meta-study on the service life of plastic pipes for pressure and non-pressure applications has confirmed that actual lifetimes can be expected to be over 100 years. The study with the...

NEW PRESIDENT PE100+ ASSOCIATION

PE100+ announces Andrew Wedgner (Lyondellbasell) has been appointed as the new President & Chairman of the Association from June 3rd, 2024. Andrew is a qualified civil and environmental engineer...

PE 100-RC+ Quality Materials List

PE 100-RC+ materials have become an essential and well established sub-family of PE 100 compounds. They have a higher stress crack resistance and hence less risk of failure due to damage during...

PE100+ Association holds Advisory Committee Meeting in ViennaPE100+ Association holds Advisory Committee Meeting in Vienna

Since its founding in 1999, the PE100+ Association looks back on a long tradition of annual Advisory Committee meetings, which bring together global Pipe industry experts to give input to the...

50th Anniversary of the Plastic Pipes Conference Association 50th Anniversary of the Plastic Pipes Conference Association

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA), will celebrate its 50th anniversary in September 2023 whilst holding its 21st conference, PPXXI, at Lake Buena Vista in Florida, between 25th and 27th...

PE100+ Associations holds its first Annual Member Meeting in AsiaPE100+ Associations holds its first Annual Member Meeting in Asia

When the PE100+ Association was first established in 1999 all of the member companies were based in Europe, but that pattern has gradually changed and now 11 of the 14 current members have their...

Use of PE100+ Materials in Trenchless Technology Trenchless Asia 2023Use of PE100+ Materials in Trenchless Technology Trenchless Asia 2023
Trenchless Asia 2023 Paper and Presentation

SHORT SUMMARYPE100 pipes are widely used in the installation, rehabilitation and replacement of pressure systems. They can be installed using a variety of trenchless technologies and so the PE100+...

PE 100+ association leads permeation tests for H2 ready certificationPE 100+ association leads permeation tests for H2 ready certification

A number of gas utilities and grid owners have approached the PE 100+ association regarding the suitability of PE 100 pipe systems for the transport of hydrogen. In order to answer to these...

International No-Dig 2022, HelsinkiInternational No-Dig 2022, Helsinki

The 38th International No-Dig conference was held in Helsinki between 3rd and 5th October. The aim of the conference and associated exhibition was to highlight how trenchless technologies can...

1200 mm OD PE100 pipes produced by the UK branch of Aliaxis are being used for a major UK water supply project1200 mm OD PE100 pipes produced by the UK branch of Aliaxis are being used for a major UK water supply project

Kier Infrastructure are undertaking a project to replace an existing GRP pipeline that runs through the Cotswold hills in southern England with a 1200 mm diameter PE100 Pipeline. The original...

Lifetime of PE 100 pipes and the use of OIT test

The service life of PE (polyethylene) pressure pipes PE 80, PE 100, PE 100-RC is influenced by different factors. The ultimate end of life of a PE 100 material will be determined by full brittle...

PE 100+ Association has a new member: Hanwha TotalEnergies PetrochemicalPE 100+ Association has a new member: Hanwha TotalEnergies Petrochemical

The PE100+ Association is very happy to announce the joining of our 15th member Hanwha TotalEnergies Petrochemical from Korea. For more information please visit:  www.htpchem.com A very warm ...


Members of the Association

BOREALISBOROUGEFormosa Plastics CorporationHanwha TotalEnergiesINEOS O&PIRPCKorea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTD (KPIC)LyondellBasellORLEN UnipetrolPetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical CompanyPRIME POLYMERSABICSCG Chemicals & Thai PolyethyleneSinopecTASNEE

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PE100+ position letter on ANPT

(SCG) resistance on pipes for pressure applications since many years. With the introduction of PE 100-RC materials in EN 1555, EN 12201 and ISO...

PE 100-RC+ Quality Materials List

PE 100-RC+ materials have become an essential and well established sub-family of PE 100 compounds. They have a higher stress crack resistance and...

PE 100+ association leads permeation tests for H2 ready certification

A number of gas utilities and grid owners have approached the PE 100+ association regarding the suitability of PE 100 pipe systems for the...

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...

PE100+ Quality Materials List

PE100+ Quality Materials List is valid until December 2024. It is available online and a PDF version can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

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...

Standard test 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...

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