Pipe, HDPE

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has approved the longitudinal installation of large diameter, corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe for storm water drainage systems.

Plastic pipe fittings from McElroy, IPEX Inc., Footage Tools, Ritmo America and Q-TEK.

PolyPipe Inc. recently became the first and only polyethylene pipe manufacturer in the United States to receive the Quality System Certification (QSC) issued by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

The latest product release from Steve Vick International is a toolkit designed for the garden-to-meter insertion of a new 17.5mm (0.68 inch) SDR 9.7 PE service pipe introduced by Radius Systems.

In June 2008, a 16-inch-diameter cast iron water main ruptured in Daytona Beach, FL. The main, one of three that service nearby barrier islands and beaches, was 61 years old.

PolyPipe Inc. has introduced a new video featuring the technological advancements made in the manufacturing process of their polyethylene pipe.

ISCO's Snap-Tite, a no-dig culvert lining solution, and the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Odessa District recently held a demonstration at the Stanton TXDOT maintenance office located a quarter mile north of IH 20 on SH 137 in Martin County, Texas, showcasing how to install a Snap-Tite® liner into an aging and deteriorated culvert.

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc., (PPI) announced Dec. 7 that it has an open position and is seeking a qualified professional engineer for its Fuel Gas (FGD) and Building and Construction (BCD) divisions.

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The McElroy PolyHorse can reduce labor expenses, provide a less hazardous working environment and enhance productivity up to 150 percent in some instances. The productivity tool can be used with 3-inch IPS through 20-inch OD (90 mm to 500 mm) polyethylene pipe.

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) has completed its analysis on the potential effects of disinfectants on potable water supply polyethylene (PE) pipe. The findings are available at http://www.janalab.com/pdf/disinfection.pdf.

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