Our site uses cookies necessary for its proper functioning. To improve your experience, other cookies may be used: you can choose to disable them. This can be changed at any time via the Cookies link at the bottom of the page.


Degradation of Plastics Pipes in a Tropical Climate

 

Miscellaneous # 1988 Bath

The degradation of plastic pipes in the domestic, industrial, and general purpose applications in Saudi Arabia are discussed. It is shown that the higher rate of failure of pipes exposed to natural weather results from elevated temperatures, and very high dose of total solar radiation received in the region. In addition improper manufacturing conditions, storage, and installation have also been cited as sources to contribute to rapid pipe failure rates.

Please note that the whole article content is available on PPCA website only


Related papers

2021 Amsterdam : RIGHT STABILIZATION AND QUICK MEASUREMENT OF GEL CONTENT IN PE-XA PIPES

Author(s) : Alireza Sahaf Amin, Dr. Gholamreza Pircheraghi

PE-Xa pipes used in the hot water supply are required for high mechanical strength and high creep resistance at high temperature. Because of the higher cross-link degree of PE-Xa pipes as compared with other crosslinked pipes methods , these pipes which are made by peroxide crosslinking have better performance in the...

2016 Berlin : The UFH/C System with PE-Xa Pipes is a Perfect Sustainable Solution for a Large Mosque Project

Author(s) : Alireza Sahaf Amin, Ebrahim Parchami

In this paper we would like to show the capability of radiant floor heating being used with complete plastic pipe system for the large space area of a large mosque (the Isfahan Mosalla Project). Human comfort is a critical consideration when designing a mosque in Iran and the traditionally-used normal unit heater or...

2012 Barcelona : PP-MD pushfit silent piping system reinforced with nano fillers

Author(s) : Alireza Sahaf Amin, Dr.Reza Bagheri

A minerally reinforced polypropylene (PP-MD) ,Because of its high specific weight and its special molecular structure, is able to absorb airborne noise as well as structure borne noise created in soil & waste piping system. The Main mechanism of damping the sound in this piping structure is increasing the density of...

Members of the Association

BOREALISBOROUGEFormosa Plastics CorporationINEOS O&PIRPCKazanorgsintez PJSCKorea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTD (KPIC)LyondellBasellPetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical CompanyPRIME POLYMERSABICSCG Chemicals & Thai PolyethyleneSinopecTASNEE
Webinar : Benefits of PE100+ Material and their use in Trenchless TechnologyWebinar : Benefits of PE100+ Material and their use in Trenchless Technology

On march 10th, was held the PE 100+ ASSOCIATION first webinar. The webinar was a great success and attracted a large audience. 

TOP