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  • Insulation around pipes in homes may contain asbestos, testing confirms

    EMSL Analytical puts almost 30 years of asbestos testing experience to work protecting families from dangerous asbestos exposure. Asbestos was used in many building materials that found their way into hundreds of thousands of homes all across the country up until the late 1970s. Its insulting and fire resistant properties made it a common material used for insulating pipes. As many of these homes ...


  • Inflatable Pipe Balloon

    The Plugco Pipe Balloon is an inflatable plug used to close off a pipe and block the flow in a quick and simple way to enable safe maintenance and repair of the pipe. The plugs are built with SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Pipe Balloon Pipe plugs are available in many shapes, forms ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Testing Environment

    During the summer of 2012 I was one of the lucky, if undeserving, torch bearers for the London Olympics. The fact that a UN bureaucrat was given such an honour owes much to the growing importance of the environment in sport worldwide. Since 1994, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been working ever closer with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to raise the 'green' bar of the summer ...

  • China trial for new in-pipe monitor

    New technology, developed by Intellitect Water (UK), that provides visibility of water quality within the drinking water distribution network, is currently on trial in China. Shanghai based, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co., Ltd, which specialises in water network modelling and data management, carried out the trial and their Managing Director, Weijun Zhang says, 'We are keen ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • ASTM F2263 - 07(2011) Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Polyethylene (PE) Pipe to Chlorinated Water

    1. Scope 1.1 This test method describes the general requirements for evaluating the long-term, chlorinated water, oxidative resistance of polyethylene (PE), used in cold water supply or service systems by exposure to chlorinated water. This test method outlines the requirements of a ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D1599 - 99(2011) standard test method for resistance to short-time hydraulic pressure of plastic pipe, tubing, and fittings

    This test method establishes the short-time hydraulic failure pressure of thermoplastic or reinforced thermosetting resin pipe, tubing, or fittings. Data obtained by this test method are of use only in predicting the behavior of pipe, tubing, and fittings under conditions of temperature, time, method of loading, ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C500 / C500M - 07(2011)e1 Standard Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Pipe

    This test method covers the standard for testing of asbestos-cement pipe for hydrostatic strength, flexural strength, crushing strength, straightness, and uncombined calcium hydroxide. Hydrostatic pressure test is performed by placing the pipe with a factory-assembled joint, in a hydrostatic pressure testing machine. Air is expelled and an internal water pressure at a uniform rate ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM F2331 - 11 Standard Test Method for Determining Chemical Compatibility of Substances in Contact with Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings Materials

    These procedures can be used to evaluate thread sealants relative to causing environmental stress-cracking in thermoplastic materials. This testing results in determining time-to-failure vs. engineering stress. This procedure can also be used in ...


    By ASTM International

  • Update from the Field: Pumps in Place, Piping Assembled

    The Newberry site has been busy with AltaRock staff and contractors assembling stimulation infrastructure over the last few weeks. We’re happy to report that the pumps are in place, generators have been wired in and piping has been welded up. All the equipment has been pressure tested and is up and running as planned. Last night, we started to cool the with low-flow cold water injection. ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Tested and approved to be the optimum

    Zellstoff Stendal GmbH, which is part of the American-Canadian Mercer International Group, is the most up-to-date and biggest manufacturer of market pulp in Central Europe. Their factory in Arneburg with its 600 employees produced in 2013 about 640,000 tons of pulp from three million cubic metres of soft industrial wood. Furthermore, Zellstoff Stendal GmbH operates the biggest biomass power plant ...

  • Plugco has delivered inflatable pipe plug to Malaysia

    You can avoid leakage of pipes by way of plugging. We offer the best plug products on the market. The Plugco Team has experience in producing Pipe Plugs for all types of applications and distributing to all over the world for years. The main purpose of usage for PP (Pipe Plug) plugs are pipeline leakage tests, if ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Plugco has delivered Pipe plug to Saudi Arabia

    Plugco has delivered Pipe Plug (Inflatable balloon) to AL-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 19/11/2015. Size: 1000mm – 1600mm and working pressure is max. 1,7 bar Pipe Plug Model Designation is Pipe Plug (PP) of PP model is blocking pipe or channels to stop ...


    By PLUGCO

  • ASTM A350 / A350M - 11 standard specification for carbon and low-alloy steel forgings, requiring notch toughness testing for piping components

    This specification covers several grades of carbon and low alloy steel forged or ring-rolled flanges, forged fittings and valves for low-temperature service. The steel specimens shall be melt processed using open-hearth, basic oxygen, electric furnace or vacuum-induction melting. A sufficient discard shall be made to secure freedom from injurious piping and undue segregation. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Intellitect launches new generation of in-pipe monitors

    For decades, knowledge of water quality between the treatment plant and the consumer's tap was an impossible pipe dream. However, in 2006 Intellitect Water launched a new technology which turned that dream into reality and now, almost seven years later, the company has launched a new version of the Intellisonde in-pipe monitor that brings new levels of simplicity and reliability. Intellitect ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Lisbon trial shows benefits of in-pipe monitoring

    Andrew Donnelly, Senior Network Manager at Lisbon-based EPAL, which supplies water to more than 3 million people, reports on the success of a year-long collaborative study with Intellitect Water to monitor water quality in the city's extensive distribution network. In January 2010, EPAL commenced a pilot project to monitor water quality in Lisbon's distribution network using Intellitect ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Ceramic water purifier testing

    An article published in the Journal of Water and Health describes the testing of low-cost ceramic water purifiers (CWPs) for their effectiveness in treating drinking water in Cambodia. Laboratory results indicate that the locally produced CWPs achieved reductions of E. coli of approximately 99%. Over 1 billion people worldwide lack access to improved ...

  • ASTM plastic piping systems committee developing proposed standard for fluid composite transfer pipe and fittings

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will be used to cover requirements and test methods for a new type of pipe intended for industrial or oil and gas wastewater transfer. ASTM WK44033, Specification for Fluid Composite Transfer Pipe and Fittings, is being developed by  ...


    By ASTM International

  • Inflatable Sewer Line Test Plug

    You may need to plug your sewer line during a disaster as a back flowing sewer can cause considerable property damage and pose health hazards. You can avoid those promlems by way of plugging. Buy an inflatable sewer plug (test plug) that matches the size of your main sewer pipe. You can check our products easily. Our ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Chinese Drywall Odor Investigation and Testing

    Chinese drywall installed in new home construction in Florida and other Gulf states has been reported to emit a mixture of sulfur compounds resulting in foul odors and corrosion of copper wiring, coils, and piping. While the issues with Chinese drywall have only recently hit the national headlines, Eurofins Air Toxics Inc. has been working closely with investigators over the past year to identify ...


    By Eurofins Air Toxics Inc

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