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  • 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

  • ASTM F2019 - 11 standard practice for rehabilitation of existing pipelines and conduits by the pulled in place installation of Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Cured-in-Place Thermosetting Resin Pipe (CIPP)

    This practice is for use by designers and specifiers, regulatory agencies, owners and inspection organizations who are involved in the rehabilitation of conduits through the use of a resin-impregnated fabric tube, pulled in place through an existing conduit and subsequently inflated and cured. As for any standard practice, modifications may be required for specific job conditions. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sssshhhhhh…..Silence please! Wavin Plastics launches low noise push-fit system piping

    Daily flushing of internal drainage is unavoidable but silence is golden, especially in flats and apartments.  With the move towards high-rise flats and tall soil stacks, Wavin Plastics understands that noise can transmit to adjacent room space and is launching a new system that provides for a quieter life. OSMA SiTech - the new low noise push-fit soil system - now available from Wavin ...


  • 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, ...


  • New Double-See double containment vinyl piping system from Georg Fischer makes installation fast and easy

    GF Piping Systems has introduced Double-See in response to market demand for an improved pressure-rated double containment system for transporting hazardous liquids. The new system offers a simplified installation method, a patented closure coupling design that allows conformance to the ASME B31.3 test inspection requirements, and a unique-to-the-market 3D thermal expansion compensation feature. ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • Wavin Plastics on show in BBC drama

    Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading provider of water management solutions, has a supporting role in a new BBC drama. A range of the company’s products have been supplied to the set of True Dare Kiss, which started on BBC 1 last week. Wavin’s award winning sustainable urban drainage systems AquaCell and AquaCell Lite were both supplied as props, along with the company’s pervious paving system ...


  • Withdrawn Standard: ASTM F690-86(2003)e2 Standard Practice for Underground Installation of Thermoplastic Pressure Piping Irrigation Systems (Withdrawn 2012)

    This practice covers general and basic procedures related to the proper installation of thermoplastic, flexible, pressure piping, 36 in. nominal size and smaller, for underground irrigation systems. Because there is ...


    By ASTM International

  • Best Geocomposite Drainage and Plastic Drainage Systems

    Previously, drainage pipes were made of lead; bronze, galvanized iron and cast iron which was utilized for water supply or drainage. Yet, time has changed now and these materials have almost replaced plastic pipes due to different benefits they’ve as compared to the pipes made from other material. Mainly 2 sorts of plastic material pipes are there, which includes CPVC and PVC (chlorinated ...

  • Wavin Plastics Updates the Definitive Guide to Rainwater Systems

    OSMA Rainwater Systems from Wavin Plastics has updated the hugely popular ‘Rainwater Systems Selection and Installation Guide’ which provides advice and support for its customers on the correct selection of rainwater systems. This new guide offers a complete choice of six profile systems – RoundLine, SquareLine, DeepLine, SuperLine, Roofline and NEW StormLine. Wavin Plastics can assure the ...


  • Wavin Plastics Launches the Definitive Guide to Rainwater Systems

    OSMA Rainwater Systems from Wavin Plastics has launched a ‘Rainwater Systems Selection and Installation Guide’ providing advice and support for its customers on the correct selection of rainwater systems. Offering a complete choice of six profile systems, Wavin Plastics can assure the right size and type of gutter for every installation. The systems are all fast and easy to install, and have ...


  • Wavin Plastics launches new TwinWall fittings

    Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading provider of water management solutions, has launched a new range of fittings for its TwinWall Drainage System to help installers achieve improved performance. The new fittings, which offer enhanced socket design and have considerable benefits over the existing ones, are currently being rolled out to customers. TwinWall is a cost effective pipe alternative for ...


  • Wavin Plastics have Gotta Lotta Osma Gutter

    A high quality and reliable rainwater system is a vital part of any building’s drainage. Wavin’s OSMA range consists of seven rainwater gutter profiles to meet every aesthetic, performance and installation requirement for any type of building. The required rainwater capacity, appearance, durability and ease of installation are all important factors in ensuring the right product is used for the ...


  • Wavin Plastics star in popular channel four programme

    May 2007 - Pipes and fittings from Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading supplier of water management solutions, were included on last night’s Channel 4 programme, Grand Designs, after being selected by construction company, Talisman Manufacturing Ltd, for the Future House of London scheme in Dulwich. The Chippenham based company provided Talisman Manufacturing Ltd with sustainable materials including ...


  • Stop Massive Municipal Water Loss with GRP Pipes

    Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission (WRC). This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an estimated R7 billion in lost revenue.   Says Roger Rusch, CEO of Industrial Water Cooling ...

  • Germany to replace all lead water pipes

    Water containing lead not suitable for infants, toddlers, and pregnant mothers It has been known for years that lead is harmful to health, yet water pipes made of lead are still widespread in many older buildings.  The result can be increased lead concentrations in drinking water, in some cases above the limit value of 10 microgrammes lead/litre of drinking water (µg/L) in effect as of ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • GRP Slurry Pipes Resist Extreme Abrasion

    Abrasive wear within the slurry piping systems occurs when hard particles are forced against, or slide along, the pipeline wall, causing continuous shearing and cutting that lead to loss of wall thickness. In harsher conditions, steel slurry pipes also need to be turned over at least every two months because pipes abrade more on one side than the other. In more extreme cases, these effects cause ...

  • New All-Plastic Lug Style Butterfly Valve Extends Service Life

    In response to market needs for an all plastic lug style butterfly valve, GF Piping Systems has introduced the second generation 5-series Lug Style Butterfly Valves. The Type 578 valve offers excellent corrosion resistance with long service life and is available in manual, electric and pneumatic actuated versions. Constructed of a glass filled polypropylene (PP) outer housing with ...

  • Save thousands with a twice-yearly home MOT - Wavin Plastics

    Friday 23 November marks National Guttering Day and the end of National Maintenance Week – a week in which the importance of effective house maintenance is highlighted to homeowners across the UK. Denise O’Leary, spokesperson at Wavin Plastics – the UK’s leading provider of water management systems – explains why home maintenance is so important and offers residents sound advice on how to keep ...


  • Major premiere of the WLK 1000 plastic shredder with powerful hydraulic drive

    In time for FAKUMA 2015 in Friedrichshafen visitors can look forward to the plastic recycling highlight. WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH will be showcasing its new WLK 1000 single-shaft shredder featuring a hydraulic drive for the first time. The unit is suitable for shredding thermoplastics, such as PE, PP, PVC, PS, PU and PET, but also the most diverse duroplastic and elastomer types. Even large-volume ...


    By WEIMA

  • GF Piping Systems Presents Non-Corroding and Environmentally Friendly Solutions

    GF Piping Systems’ plastic piping provides better efficiency and lower weight compared to traditional piping materials. Thermoplastic plastic piping represents an environmental friendly solution thanks to a carbon footprint that is 5 times lower than metal. Applications such as Inert Gas Cleaning (Scrubbing), Advanced Water Treatment, Ballast Water Management, Laundries supply and drainage, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

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