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  • ASTM C822 - 11 standard terminology relating to concrete pipe and related products

    1. Scope 2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) ASTM Standards C497 Test Methods for Concrete Pipe, Manhole Sections, or Tile Index Terms Concrete pipe; Terminology--concrete/aggregates/masomry ; ICS Code ICS Number Code 01.040.23 (Fluid ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C118M - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage (Metric)

    This specification covers the specification for the nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients, and for use in drainage. The design, joint, and concrete mixture of the pipe is detailed. The acceptability of the pipe shall be determined by the results of the tests prescribed in this specification, such as ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C118 - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients and for use in drainage. The concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, minerals, aggregates, and water. Cement shall conform to the requirements for Portland cement or shall be Portland blast-furnace slag cement, or slag modified ...


    By ASTM International

  • Builders fill sewer with concrete

    A WATER company is suing a house builder for £500,000 after they stopped people flushing their loos by pouring 30 tonnes of concrete down a sewer. The blunder caused chaos in Salford, Lancashire when the concrete set hard along about 43 metres of the public Victorian sewer. People could not flush their toilets for three days on Aspull Walk, Salford as engineers installed an emergency ...


    By United Utilities

  • Life-cycle studies: concrete

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to Eye ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • ASTM C14 - 11 standard specification for nonreinforced concrete sewer, storm drain, and culvert pipe

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe intended to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, storm water, and for the construction of culverts. Pipe manufactured according to this specification shall be of three classes of nonreinforced concrete pipe identified as Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3. These pipes shall conform to the strength requirements given in this ...


    By ASTM International

  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion in 2016. Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, ...


  • ASTM C1619 - 11 standard specification for elastomeric seals for joining concrete structures

    This specification covers the physical property requirements of elastomeric seals (gaskets) used to seal the joints of precast concrete structures used in gravity and low head pressure applications. The seals shall be classified as: Class A; Class B; Class C; Class D; and Class E. All gaskets shall be extruded or molded in such a manner that any ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C412 - 11 standard specification for concrete drain tile

    This specification covers concrete drain tile, of specific internal diameters, intended for surface and subsurface drainage. The concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates, and water. The cementitious materials could be cement, fly ash, ground granulated blast surface slag, or a combination of the said materials. The physical test requirements for standard-quality tile, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Green vs. Gray Infrastructure: when nature is better than concrete

    Infrastructure is essential for economic growth. But as governments debate the future of sustainable development at the Rio+20 conference, there is one infrastructure solution that can provide a good return on investment: nature. People often don’t think of forests, wetlands, coral reefs, and other natural ecosystems as forms of ...

  • ASTM C412M - 11 standard specification for concrete drain tile (Metric)

    This specification covers concrete drain tile, to be used for surface and subsurface drainage. Manufactured drain tile shall be of the following classes: standard-quality concrete drain tile, extra-quality concrete drain tile, heavy-duty extra-quality concrete drain tile, and special-quality concrete drain tile. The concrete shall consist of mineral aggregates, water, and cementitious materials ...


    By ASTM International

  • Rotating Line Moles expand pipe cleaning options

    A new family of Rotating Line Moles (RLM) from NLB gives users more than 40 choices to clean pipes and tubes with high-pressure water.  Designed for tubes with diameters from 0.5 inches to 1.5 inches (1.27 cm to 3.81 cm), they feature operating pressures of 10,000 psi or 20,000 psi (700 bar or 1,400 bar).  A variety of flows and nozzle patterns lets users create the most effective ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB Roto-Reel® automates pipe cleaning

    NLB Corp. has introduced two Roto-Reel® units that automatically feed high-pressure water jet hose for industrial pipe and sewer cleaning, relieving operators of the strain of manual hose feeding. They also improve efficiency by rotating the hose as it feeds, helping it get through tight bends and maximizing cleaning coverage and water jet force.Two models are available. The Roto-Reel 200 has a ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • GRP Pipes Reign Supreme in Mine Dewatering Applications

    Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes’ proven resilience in harsh terrains, extreme climates and unpredictable site environments make them the superior choice over HDPE, steel and DICL (ductile iron concrete lined) pipes in the demanding environment of a mine dewatering system. Says Roger Rusch, CEO of IWC “Unchecked groundwater can affect the stability of the ...

  • PURE CLOSES ACQUISITION OF PRESSURE PIPE INSPECTION COMPANY

    Calgary, Alberta. Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”) (TSX-V:PUR) announced today that it has concluded the purchase of The Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (“PPIC”) for up to CAD$34.9 million in cash and common stock of Pure. PPIC, a privately-held company with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, is a leader in large-diameter water and wastewater pipeline condition ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • ASTM C1675 - 11 standard practice for installation of precast reinforced concrete monolithic box sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers

    This practice is useful as a reference by an owner and the owner’s engineer in preparing project specifications. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice covers the installation of precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage, and for passageways. 1.2 The ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C478M - 11 standard specification for precast reinforced concrete manhole sections (Metric)

    This specification covers the manufacture and purchase requirements of products used for the assembly and construction of circular vertical precast reinforced concrete manholes and structures used in sewer and water works. Reinforced concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates, and water, in which steel reinforcement has been embedded in such a ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C857 - 12a Standard Practice for Minimum Structural Design Loading for Underground Precast Concrete Utility Structures

    This practice is intended to standardize the minimum structural design loading for underground precast concrete utility structures. The user shall verify the anticipated field conditions and requirements with design loads greater than those specified in this standard. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice describes the minimum live loads and dead loads to be applied ...


    By ASTM International

  • A-LOk Premium- The first Installation of the newest A-lok watertight pipe to manhole connector

    This is a story about  the very first installation of the newest  A-Lok product, The A-LOK “Premium”, pipe to manhole connector for stormwater and sanitary containment systems.This connector has the ability to change shape as the outside diameter of the pipe changes shape. This happens when the liquid filled core material inside the A-LOK Premium redistributes itself to ...


    By A-Lok Products, Inc.

  • Stop pipe line spills with Wrap Seal from SynTherm

    SynTherm introduces Wrap Seal on the european market.Wrap Seal is quick repair kit for pipe line leaks.Wrap Seal is a fiberglass tape coated with polyurethane resin which reacts with water to cure.Wrap Seal can be used for routine or emergency leak repair, hazardous material spill control, structural reinforcement, sealing joints, rebuilding thinning pipe walls, corrosion control, abrasion ...


    By SynTherm

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