Crosslinked PE - Extruding the Limits of Pressure Pipe Performance [PEX]

 

Outstanding Applications # 1992 Eindhoven

Processes for the production of Crosslinked Polyethylene Pipe are discussed, with particular emphasis on peroxide crosslinking. Performance characteristics are presented in relation to key requirements of pressure pipe systems. Electrofusion is shown to provide an effective solution to pipe jointing, resulting in a fully heat fused system suitable for demanding applications in Gas and Water distribution.

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