Applications & Jointing # 1995 Edinburgh
The properties of Hep30, an alloy of PVCU, PE and acrylic derivatives are described in terms of performance during handling and installation and performance during service.
Details of tests demonstrate new levels of performance in the product and increased reliability in the long term properties of the plastic alloy. Future developments are described, which have been made possible due to the advanced polymer which has been developed and tested.
Author(s) : S. COOK, C. DAL POZZO
In 1989 the English and Welsh water industry was privatised. A research program was conducted to develop new testing and quality procedures. So many pipes, taken from mains placed in service over time, were disinterred and tested. The failure causes were analysed mainly by application of “fracture mechanics”. To try...
Author(s) : Cook
The Natural Step is an international NGO dedicated to Sustainable Development. The work we do is based upon a scientific approach and began with scientists and businesses in Sweden over ten years ago. Our framework uses science and systems thinking to help others get to grips with the complexities of...