February 2016 Vol.1

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The World’s First Mobile (HDPE) Polyethylene Pipe Manufacturing Plant
http://polylinepipingsystems.com.au/

New Pipeline to Generate Hundreds of Jobs
http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/story/3695579/pipeline-to-generate-hundreds-of-jobs/?cs=1462

Murphy Pipe & Civil seeking Quality Inspector for Welded HDPE pipe
http://www.seek.com.au/job/30128714

Study and Evaluation of Advanced TOFD Method for Inspection of Polyethylene Pipes Butt Welding [PDF]
http://davidpublisher.org/Public/uploads/Contribute/568345d5a7e7e.pdf

Technical Presentation on Plastic Pipe Failure (Melbourne, 3rd February)
https://www.ahscavic.com.au/event-2040549

Couta Offering Free Training, WaterPex™ in Multilayer and PEX-b up to 63mm
http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=df98d4c3bb0d7435952f84100&id=e5b5299c5f&e=489abbad34

Large PEX installation 7 km in Total Length
http://www.modbs.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/15137/Rehau_supplies_the_pipework_for_7_km_district-heating_system.html

Rehau Introduce Municipex@ PEXa Piping
http://www.wolseleywaterworks.com/_product_pdf/pipe/rehau2.pdf

H2O Heating seeking Hydronic Heating installer
http://www.seek.com.au/job/30147052

Aquatherm Updates Cautionary Warnings for PP-R pipes
http://www.aquatherm.com.au/images/pdf/cautionary_note_mixed_pp-r_copper_hwrs.pdf

Registrations begin for Ozwater 2016
http://www.ozwater.org/sites/all/files/ozwater/Ozwater16_Registration_Brochure.pdf

Dodgy Plumbing Products to be Singled Out
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/295020/dodgy-plumbing-products-singled-out

Never Cook with Hot Water from PEX Pipes
http://www.techly.com.au/2015/10/20/never-cook-hot-water/

For Sale – Large Capacity Pipe Shredder for HDPE Recycling – Price $35K ono (situated in Melbourne)
Contact:  john@excelplas.com

Failure Analysis of PVC Pipe – Technical Bulletin [PDF]
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.582.1869&rep=rep1&type=pdf

ISCO Launches New PP-RCT Polypropylene Piping
http://www.isco-pipe.com/workspace/uploads/isco-pprct-brochure_1.pdf

New PP-RCT Piping for Demanding Hot Water Applications in Highrise Buildings [PDF]
https://www.hippocrates.hu/teppfa/docs/54_salles.pdf

Safety Alert – Inadequate surface preparation or inadvertent contamination of plastic pipe surfaces prior to saddle fusion welding led to a recent gas explosion 
http://www.ntsb.gov/safety/safety-alerts/Documents/SA_047.pdf

ASTM D2412 Load Deflection of Plastic Pipe Test – How to Guide
http://www.admet.com/astm-d2412-load-deflection-of-plastic-pipe-test-how-to-guide/

Don’t Compromise on PEX Piping
PEX pipe is being extensively however there has been instances of imported PEX pipe with lower quality.
To get your PEX Piping Tested for Conformance to the Code contact:
http://www.excelplas.com/

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