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Structural design of thin-walled PE pipe linings for water mains [PE]


Plastic Pipes Conference Association # 1995 Edinburgh

Boot, Guan, Toropova

The Philosophy underpinning the concept of a polyethylene pipe lining designed to span small corrosion voids and longitudinal gaps in the host pipe is outlined, and provisional performance graphs for MDPE systems are given which indicate the potential savings that can be made under appropriate circumstances. Work under way to improve these graphs and consider the implications for PElOO linings together with effects of installation technique, welds, notches and fatigue is described.

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