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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

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The Swedish pipe specialist Trelleborg has introduced a mechanical seal and a liner end seal for high-pressure water pipes. more

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Hull pipe firm Plasticon has gone under after incurring losses since 2016. 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

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Pipes conferences from China to South Africa have attracted a strong showing of stakeholders in pipes. more

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A campaign to encourage civil sewearage engineers to opt for plastic pipes is backed by the BPF Pipes Group. more

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A sewer system in the new town of Sherford, near Plymouth, has taken accredited ecological HDPE piping for its foul water retention. more

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BPF Pipes

The strong technical guidance heritage of the BPF Pipes group has been built on with the addition of the best more

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Reclamation experts Axion Consulting have successfully turned retail gift cards into new PVC applications. more

Materials

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Asset pipes

Clayey soil presented a problem for maintaining level pipework at a build by West Norfolk council and Lovells builders, solved by Weholite HDPE. more

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A year after building a new pipes factory in Richards Bay, Sizabantu Pipes, which makes Molecor PVC-O pipes under license, is adding a second production line. more

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The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at Catcliffe, Sheffield, has welcomed Polypipe as its hundredth member. more

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Sica Italia

Italian pipe equipment supplier Sica has devised a new range of processing machinery that it says can achieve very high cutting rates. more

Machinery

A Bedfordshire pipe manufacturer has planned capital reinvestment dedicated to Davis-Standard extruders. more

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British Plastics Federation Pipes Group

Derek Muckle of Radius Systems will be President of the British Plastic Federation Pipes Group for two years. more

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battenfeld-cincinnati has reported the sale of a 2.5m HDPE pipe line during K 2016. more

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Manufacturer of plastic pipes, Asset International, has installed a new KUKA robot system designed to relieve workers of strenuous milling tasks. more

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A public archive of more than 250 papers from the last 45 years of International Plastic Pipes Conferences has been made accessible by trade association, PVC4Pipes. more

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An innovative way of ranking the long-term behavioural properties of plastics has become ISO 18488 standard. more

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