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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

  • 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 ...

  • Borealis undertakes pioneering analysis of water footprint of plastics

    Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, has completed the plastics industry's first assessment of the Water Footprint of plastics materials. The findings will be discussed at the 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm. A Water Footprint measures the actual volume of fresh water that a business or manufacturing process of a product or service removes from the ...


    By Borealis AG

  • 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 ...


  • IWC's GRP Pipe System Will Turn Heads at Water Show Africa 2015

    IWC, African leaders in water cooling technology, will be showcasing their dynamic GRP Pipe System (“Glass Reinforced Polyester” Pipe System) at the Water Show Africa 2015, happening from 24 - 25 March 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. IWC’s ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • US Water & Wastewater Pipe Market Demand Worth $18.3B 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, following severe budgetary constraints in 2011 which caused many major state and municipal projects to be delayed. ...


  • Osma Trigon Barrier Pipe System, an innovative approach to safe drinking water transportation

    Wavin Plastics’ composite multi-layered OSMA Trigon barrier pipe system offers developers and water providers an effective solution to the problem of transporting drinking water across contaminated land. Trigon is specifically designed for areas of contaminated land unsuited to conventional plastic pipe products. These are typically urban brownfield sites where there are known contaminants in ...


  • World Water Pipe Industry Demand to Rise 6.8% Annually Through 2017

    World water pipe industry study presents historical demand data for the years 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by market, product, world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry participants. World demand to rise 6.8% annually through 2017 ...

  • GF Piping Systems` New Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer Provides Turn-Key, Accurate Chlorine Water Measurement

    GF Piping Systems has introduced the Signet 4630 Free-Chlorine Analyzer System to augment their growing line of measurement and control products for potable water.  Designed with amperometric sensing technology, the new analyzer incorporates a clear flow cell, flow regulator, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • To Preserve Precious Water Mines should be using GRP Pipes

    Conserving South Africa’s water is a top priority as a Water Affairs study shows that South Africans will be using more water by 2025 than is currently available. By 2030, it will be using 17% more, according to the 2030 Water Resources Group. To guarantee mine wastewater never contaminates South Africa’s water systems, mine operators should be using corrosive-resistant ...

  • CPV Hiline: The pre-insulated pipe system of choice for energy efficiency

    With advances in the energy efficiency of water heaters and boilers, it comes as no real surprise that more and more contractors are turning to energy efficient systems to convey hot water. CPV’s Hiline is one such system. A pre-insulated pipework system, Hiline provides a safe and efficient method of transporting media, whilst minimising heat loss or gain. The Hiline system is tailored ...


    By CPV Ltd

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