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Long-Term Behaviour and Curves That Defy Aging…

The long-term behaviour of PVC-pipes is more long-term than originally thought. Testing PVC pipes by assessing the burst pressure curve of each composition material is a rigorous process carried out by an accredited organization. Participants at the recent ‘Pipes VII’ conference organised by the Southern African Plastics Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) in Johannesburg were informed that this increased life expectancy will provide enhanced value and benefits for operators of sewer and water networks. More...