June 2017 Vol. 5

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

Supreme™ Electrofusion Fittings Now Offered by Viadux

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

Innotech Site Services seeking Site Supervisors with Butt Fusion Welding & Installation, Electrofusion Welding

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

PolyFit Fabrication selling McElroy T900 Butt Fusion Welding Machine

For Sale – McElroy T618 Butt Fusion Welding Machine

Vinidex Seeking Queensland Product Manager for Piping Products

Fusion Offering New PE100-RC Pipe (Resistant to Cracks) in Australia (New)

Murphy Pipe and Civil Constructions Pty Ltd Profile on Gateway ICN

Iplex Fusible™ PVC for Trenchless Projects

ExcelPlas Laboratories Expand HDPE Testing Offerings (Lab News)
ExcelPlas now performs more than 60 standard HDPE pipe tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, PIPA and ISO Standards and Specifications.
We have extensive experience with all types of HDPE pipes and fittings including electrofusion and saddle fittings.
ExcelPlas has recently invested more than a million dollars in new lab equipment.
As a National Accredited Testing Laboratory our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time.

GEM Industrial Service Butt Weld HDPE Pipe for Maribyrnong Sewer Replacement

Acu-Tech Piping Systems seeking Client Service Executive for New Projects

Vinidex Seeking Injection Mould Maintenance Technician

Upcoming Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology Piping Seminars

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

We have extensive experience in inspection of poly pipe welds for assuring welded joint quality.  Direct Poly Pipe Inspection ensures that operators are following the proven welding procedure; this reduces the occurrences of operational errors which lead to defects such as inclusions, lack of fusion (LoF), porosity and misalignment.
More information, contact [email protected]

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