June 2017 Vol. 3

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Poly Pipe News Australia (PPN) is Australia’s Most Current and Comprehensive Source of News on Poly Pipes

McElroy Introduces New DL6 Fusion Datalogger for Butt Fusion Welding (Breaking News)

Asia Pacific Piping Systems Undertakes Record Four Poly Pipe Installation Projects In May 2017
APPS has undertaken an unprecedented four piping installation projects in May 2017 for its client working on Rio Tinto, Northern Minerals, and BHP sites across Western Australia

High Country Fusion Pty Ltd (McElroy Distributor) Offering a Large Range of McElroy Hire Fleet – Parts and Service

Bevy of Pipeline Companies Exhibiting at No-Dig Down Under 2017 (12-15th Sept. Gold Coast)

Field Extrusion of HDPE Pipe – Market Leading in Mobile HDPE Pipe Manufacturing and Deployment (Western Australia)

Alert – Burst Behaviour of HDPE versus CPVC [PDF]
Burst behavior of CPVC compared to HDPE thermoplastic polymer under a controlled internal pressure

Fusible PVC™ Pipe for Trenches Projects

NATA Accredited Australian Laboratory Specializing in HDPE Pipe Weld Testing (Fast and Reliable Results)
HDPE Pipe Butt Weld Testing to Standard ISO 13953; Electrofusion Peel Decohesion Test to ISO 13954

Fusion Solutions Ltd (NZ) Seeking Qualified HDPE Pipe Fusion Technician

Non-Destructive TOFD Examination of HDPE Butt Weld Fusion Joints [PDF]

For Sale – Complete Equipment for TOFD Examination of HDPE Butt Weld Fusion Joints 
Contact: [email protected]

Performance Based Assessment for Buried HDPE Pipeline Under Reverse Fault Displacement

KBSS Engineering Karratha WA Expands into HDPE Pipe Welding

PIPA adds Pipemakers who aims to be a recognised market leader in the Manufacture of PVC Pipe in Australia

ExcelPlas Pipe Testing is a Leader in the Field of Polyethylene (PE) and High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Testing
ExcelPlas is accredited with the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for butt weld tests, bend and tensile tests, peel decohesion tests on electro fusion sockets and failure mode determination

New UHMWPE Pipe for Tailing Offers Greater Than 4X the Abrasion Resistance of PE100

ExcelPlas Poly Pipe Weld Inspection Lists Top 7 Causes of Weld Failure:
• Lack of scraping
• Inaccurate scraping
• Contamination from dirt, water, oil or clays
• Lack of Paralell-ness of fusion faces
• Misalignment of surfaces
• Time, temperature and pressure deviations
• Not adhering to cool times

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