Muckle, Wood, Reed
Additional Information - Posters # 1998 Gothenburg
Developed to address the practical problems experienced on site with the preparation of the surface of polyethylene (PE) pipes for electrofusion jointing, skinned PE pipe also offers the secondary benefit of general pipe protection against gouging and other forms of abrasion damage. This paper discilsses the concept of skinned PE pipe and how it offers non scrape electrofusion jointing. The impact on the approvals route for the product is discussed as well. Rounding off the paper is a brief review of the first significant scheme of works to be undertaken using the product.