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PPI

Plumbing systems that combine copper with PP-R piping materials are appropriate as long as the flow rate within the copper components is not excessive, according to the Plastics Pipe Institute.

The trade association has announced the publication of a technical document related to the proper integration of copper tubing and components with Random Copolymerised Polypropylene (PP-R) piping materials for plumbing applications. more

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DBOX

Polypipe Terrain is to supply the water management system to one of London’s most recognisable commercial developments. more

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Specifying the right plastic pipes for the future of UK infrastructure

With plastic pipes and infrastructure having expected lifespans of 100 years, Derek Muckle says that now is the time for action on product specifications and skills training to ensure pipefitters have the right knowledge for years to come. more

1 Jun 2018 15:07 Guest Blog

PolyOne

ECCOH flame retardant, non-halogen materials from PolyOne help manufacturers meet CPR standards for fire safety.

PolyOne’s latest ECCOH non-halogen, flame-retardant polymers polymers are helping wire and cable manufacturers meet new European Union (EU) construction product regulations (CPR). more

Materials

Big Bear has manufactured the RoofaRack, a new box designed for builders. more

Materials

Olympic construction from Evonik uses Plexiglas in naturally lit entrance hall. more

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High-performance insulation material has huge potential for architects and designers. more

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VIP has enjoyed increased demand from French builders' merchants for its flexible pipe couplings. more

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Pipe couplings for hostile environments are available from Cambridgeshire's VIP Polymers. more

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Scottish Water asked Asset International to provide pipes for water storage in Rutherglen, and Weholite HDPE was up to the job. more

Environment

A large-scale engineering project undertaken to protect the city of Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from rising tides has used elastomeric seals from Trelleborg as part of the installation. more

Materials

The BASF-bomb shelter – a new home for combined divisions to aid coworking on customer’s projects. more

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Wall panels with a Covestro polyurethane core are improving the insulation properties of cheap prefabricated houses, ideal for displaced communities in war and disaster areas. more

Materials

Americk Packaging, part of the Saica Group, has built a new innovation centre at its facility in Wigan. more

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Sunderland AFC, Faulkners

Sunderland AFC are adding a community sports facility to the Stadium of Light on Wearside, with a PVC fabric roof over the six storey 'Beacon of Light’ created by J & J Carter. more

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UK-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says it is experiencing “brisk demand” for its range of newly formulated PVC compounds that comply with the recent changes in building standards regulations. more

Materials

A Lancashire-based injection mould and tool making specialist has developed and created a PVC-based commercial floor tile it claims is the fastest to fit and most durable on the market. more

Materials

A new underground station development at London’s Canary Wharf is showcasing the architectural capabilities of plastics to create an aesthetically pleasing as well as durable design. more

Materials

UK manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems, Polypipe, says there is no sign of orders weakening as a result of the recent referendum vote, as it posted positive half-year results. more

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