Tag: HDPE

PPI Offers Course on Selecting and Specifying HDPE Conduit for Power and Communications Applications

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), announced a new Continuing Education Unit-style course about design, installation and specification of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit and duct. “Selecting & Specifying HDPE Conduit for Power and Communications Applications” can be downloaded free from the PPI website.

Tensar HDPE Geogrid Systems

Soil reinforcement made from steel or various polymeric materials are conventionally used in many construction projects around the country, but when it comes to...

Moncton moves to underground stormwater detention system

A geotextile fabric was installed over the entire excavated surface to form an envelope around the system. Fill was crushed stone. New Brunswick’s largest city...

PPI releases specs for designing HDPE conduit

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) published an updated model specification for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit.

Record HDPE HDD installation saves sewer line

The longest horizontal directional drilled (HDD) installation of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe in the United States and Canada was recognized as Project of the...

Major interchange revamp relieves congestion

To alleviate traffic congestion at one of the busiest intersections in Maricopa County, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) decided to build a new...

Performance of pipe with recycled HDPE resin

Researchers at Villanova University recently completed a study of the performance of corrugated, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe containing recycled HDPE resin in commuter rail...

ASTM standard for HDPE conduit updated

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) commented on the updating of ASTM F2160 standard saying that, among other changes, the scope of the standard has now been expanded to include more SDR sizes and applications of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit.

Study: HDPE pipe with recycled resin maintains structural integrity

Researchers at Villanova University recently completed a study of the performance of corrugated, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe containing recycled HDPE resin in commuter rail installations, finding its performance to be indistinguishable from pipe made from virgin material.
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