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Flow Characteristics of Plastics Pipes


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Plastic Pipes Conference Association # 1970 Southampton


An examination of the available flow records for plastics and similar pipes against the theoretical background of the Friction Factor/Reynolds Number Graph, and a comparison of these with a number of exponential smooth pipe formulae in common use, with comments on their suitability for plastics pipes. The paper includes a number of diagrams and two design charts. 

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