December 2012, Vol. 239 No. 12


The Nature Of Polyethylene Pipe Failure

Polyethylene (PE) pipes and fittings are used extensively in distributing natural gas and water safely, reliably and economically, and enjoy an excellent performance track record. PE offers the pipe industry: • Economical, high volume manufacture – extrusion, injection moulding; • Design flexibility – easily shaped; • Integrated design – multifunction, ready assembled components – couplers and fittings; • Low material cost; • Light-weight design – ease of transport and handling; • Flexibility – ease of transport and handling, use in conjunction with trenchless technologies and resistance to seismic activity;

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