plastic piping News

  • China Plastic Pipe Industry Report, 2012-2015

    As the world’s largest producer and consumer of plastic pipe, China’s output of plastic pipe reached 10 million tons in 2011 (a year-on-year increase of 19.0%), and about 11.67 million tons in 2012. In today’s China plastic pipe industry, PVC pipe still holds a dominant position, with output accounting for approximately 55% of the total. However, with the increasingly serious ...

  • Plastic Pipe Leads Oil and Gas Pipe Industry 2017

    World demand to rise 5+% annually through 2017 Worldwide demand for oil and gas pipe is expected to increase over five percent per year, approaching 55 million metric tons in 2017 as higher oil prices and rising demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Growth in oil and gas pipe demand is expected to be especially strong in developing ...

  • Band Saw 24: Electric workshop band saw machines, for plastic pipes

    Electric workshop band saw machines, for plastic pipes up to Ø 24” DIPS and plastic sheets (through a special kit on request). Band Saw 24 is designed to make angular cut, featuring a wide range of angles (from - 30° to + 67,5°). It is the ideal equipment to match Alfa Profittings fabrication machines. Preparation and cutting operations are extremely easy and safe to perform, due to the fact that ...


    By Ritmo America LLC

  • Future Pipe Industries Group Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of Specialty Plastics, Inc.

    Future Pipe Industries Group (FPIG), as part of the execution of its global growth strategy, has signed an agreement with ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS), to acquire 100% of the fibreglass reinforced pipe business, Specialty Plastics, Inc. (SPI) SPI, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, is a leading supplier of fibreglass pipes and systems for offshore platforms and marine vessels. The takeover is a ...

  • 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

  • Plastic processing Industrial Machines

    If You are interested in cable-wire and plastic processing industry machines, Demir Makina produces;If your business  related to plastic extruder machines,we will be proud to  work with you. - Cable-wire machines - Pipe machines - Hose machines - PVC seals, gasket machines - PVC ...


    By Demir Makina

  • Plastic identification codes for recycling

    All over the world, many types of plastic is commonly used. Plastic has been given a numbering category or identification code for the different types so it can be sorted accordingly. Each type of plastic melts at a different temperature and displays different properties. The identification system divides plastic into seven distinct types and uses a number code generally found on the bottom of ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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 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 D3139 - 98(2011) standard specification for joints for plastic pressure pipes using flexible elastomeric seals

    This specification covers the two types of joints, mechanical joint and push-on-joint, required for plastic pipe pressure systems with a wall thickness equal to or greater than that of SDR 64 intended for use in supply and distribution lines for water using flexible elastomeric seals. The joint ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D2239 - 12 Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SIDR-PR) Based on Controlled Inside Diameter

    This specification covers polyethylene (PE) pipe made in standard thermoplastic pipe dimension ratios and pressure rated for water. Polyethylene plastics used to make pipe meeting the requirements of this specification are categorized in two criteria: short-term strength tests and long-term strength tests. The plastics are defined by four hydrostatic design stresses ...


    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 ...


  • Pipe material for earthquake zones

    In a study of the effects of earthquakes on water and sewer pipe, ductile iron pipe with restrained joints proved superior to other pipe materials. An article published in the Journal of the American Water Works Association describes how the high-strength, flexible pipe with flexible joints withstands earthquakes better than cement or plastic pipes. "Pipelines that deliver clean water and ...

  • Wavin Plastics Satisfies the Thirst for Motocross

    Motocross Of Nations 2006, the crème de la crème of this year’s Motocross racing calendar, 23-24 September, is to be supported by Wavin Plastics. The 2006 site at Matterley basin near Winchester will be supplied with all the Wavin Osma piping and water storage facilities required to provide optimum conditions for riders from all over the world to compete in this prestigious event. The ...


  • Strategic Analysis of the Plastics in Water Infrastructure

    This study analyses the plastics market for water infrastructure by covering two core segments: pipes used for distribution of drinking/potable water and storage tanks used for rainwater harvesting and potable water storage (underground and above ground).The key drivers and restraints related to each of these segments as well as the total market have been detailed in this study. Unit shipments ...


  • 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 ...


  • Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department`s OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited plastic pipe manufacturer Endot Industries Inc. for 18 health and safety violations found at the company's facility on 60 Green Pond Road in Rockaway. OSHA's inspection began in July based on a referral and as part of the agency's Site-Specific Targeting Program, which directs enforcement resources to ...

  • Ninety miles of leaky pipes replaced

    Thames Water's GBP75million investment to replace Victorian water mains in South-east London hit a major milestone this week, with 90 miles of leaky cast-iron pipes now replaced. Engineers have been busy in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham replacing up to 1,000 metres of pipe each week, with new plastic pipes more resilient against bursts and leaks. The project, which started in 2005 and ...

  • 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 ...

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