Technical documents

Performance in service

Water Main Breaks Rates in the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study

S. Folkman, Utah State University, Buried Structures Laboratory, April 2012

Large Diameter PVC Pipe - Canadian Experience

G. Lefort, Plastics Pipes XIV, Budapest, September 2008

Combined loading of buried thermoplastics pressure pipes

F. Alferink, M.Wolters, L-E. Jansen, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

Long term performance prediction of existing PVC water distribution systems

J. Breen, A. Boersma, P. Slaats & J. Vreburg, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

Predicting the residual life of PVC sewer pipes

A. Whittle & J. Tennakoon, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

The Durability of a Low-Pressure Gas Distribution System of Ductile PVC

T. Meijering, M. Wolters & R. Hermkens, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

70 years experience with PVC pipes

T. Hülsmann and R. E. Nowack, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

Long Term Performance of PVC Pressure Pipes in a Large Rural Water Supply Scheme

M. W. Stahmer and A.J. Whittle, Plastics Pipes XI, Munich, September 2001, pp.187-196

In-service durability of uPVC water mains

S.J. Lancashire, Plastics Pipes VI 1985, pp.15.1 - 15.7

PVC pipe performance in water mains and sewers

P.C. Kirby, Proc. Int. Conf. Underground Plastics Pipe, ASCE, New Orleans, March 30 - April 1 1981, pp. 161-174

Durability

Lifetime Expectancy of PVC Pipelines for Sewer Systems

H. Meerman, Plastics Pipes XIV, Budapest, September 2008

PVC Pipes in Gas Distribution: Still Going Strong!

R. Hermknes, M. Wolters, J. Weller and R. Visser, Plastics Pipes XIV, Budapest, September 2008

Quality of PVC Sewage Pipes in the Netherlands - Management Summary

J. Breen, TNO Report MT-RAP-2008-01066/mso|2, TNO Science and Industry, April 2008

Expected Lifetime of Existing Water Distribution Systems - Management Summary

J. Breen, TNO Report MT-RAP-06-18692/mso, TNO Science and Industry, May 2006

Old PVC-U water pressure pipes: An investigation into the design and durability

F. Alferink, L-E. Janson and L. Holloway, PVC '96, Brighton, 1996, pp. 87-96

Long-term Behaviour of Buried PVC Sewer Pipes

L-E. Janson, Plastics Pipes IX, September 1995, pp. 31-39

Old PVC Gravity Sewer Pipes: Long Term Performance

F. Alferink, E. Guldbaek and J. Grootoonk, Plastics Pipes IX, 1995, pp. 40-51

The Long Term Behaviour of Buried uPVC Sewer Pipe

D. Walton and W.J. Elzink, Plastics Pipes VII, September 1988, pp. 26/1 - 26/11

Physical Ageing of Buried PVC Sewer Pipes As Affecting Their Long Term Behaviour

L-E. Janson, Plastics Pipes VII, September 1988, pp. 28/1-28/10

Mechanical properties

Prediction of ductile failure in U-PVC pipes

G. Castiglioni, D. Verzanni & A. Pavar, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

Resistance of PVC-U and PVC-M to cyclic fatigue

A. Whittle & A. Teo, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

Chemical resistance

Resistance of PVC pipes against disinfectants

J. Fumire, Plastics Pipes XIV, Budapest, 2008

PVC-O

A study assessing the performance of O-PVC in pressure pipes

C. Michel, Shin-Etsu PVC b.v., Johannes Akkerman, Wavin T&I, Plastics Pipes XVI, Barcelona 2012

Pipeline rehabilitation with expanded and reoriented PVC

D.W. Woods, S.Ferry & T. Marti, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

C-PVC

Recent developments in PVC-C compound technology

J. Schroeder, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

PVC-modified

PVC pipes for life – modern developments

M. Osry, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

PVC and fire resistance performance

Causes and Process of Fire – Rigid PVC-U Cable Management Systems

BAEMA

Fittings

Hydraulically actuated fittings for higher pressure

M. Welburn, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004

Sustainability

Performance and Sustainability Advantages of PVC Sewer Pipes in Australia

A. Whittle, N. Jones and M. Heathcote, Plastics Pipes XVI, Barcelona, September 2012

The performance and sustainability of PVC-U pipelines

H. Meerman, Curso de Tuberías Avila (Univ.Salamanca), November 2009

Estimate of energy consumption and CO2 emission associated with the production, use and final disposal of PVC, HDPE, PP, ductile iron and concrete pipes

J. M. Baldasano Recio, P. Guerrero, M.Goncalves Ageitos & R. Parra Narváez, Report PVC-TUB 200512-2, Univ. Catalunya, December 2005

Low cost piping: A challenge for the first and third world

E. Spindler, Plastics Pipes XII, Milan 2004