STP1528

    Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Past, Present, and Future

    Walsh Thomas

    Pages: 394

    Published: 2011

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    Historical Reviews—an overview of the PVC piping industry and polyethylene corrugated pipe industry in North America; development of ASTM’s Standard Specification D3350 Polyethylene Plastics Pipe and Fittings Materials and its influence on polyethylene piping compounds, and much more.

    Design—service life analysis for corrugated high density polyethylene piping for drainage applications; designing storm water chambers to meet AASHTO specifications; design and performance of plastic drainage pipes, and more.

    Testing and Failure Analysis—stress cracking test method for corrugated high density polyethylene piping; qualification test method for high density polyethylene butt fusion joining; tensile testing of restrained joint PVC pipes; and failure analysis of plastic pipe and other hydraulic structures.

    New Materials and Applications—discussions on Polyamide 11and Polyamide 12; and use of plastic tubing to replace cast iron piping in steam heating applications.

    Installation—plastic pipes for trenchless applications; trenchless case history; calibration case study of installation loads on fusible PVC piping in directional drilling; and axial response of HDPE pipes in directional drilling installations.


    Table of Contents

    North America's Cinderella Pipe Story: A Look at PVC Pipes' Climb to the Top
    Walker B.

    A Brief History of the Development and Growth of the Corrugated Polyethylene Pipe Industry in North America
    Goddard J.

    The Hydrostatic Stress Board of Plastics Pipe Institute: The First 50 Years
    Mruk S.

    Long-Term Hydrostatic Strength and Design of Thermoplastic Piping Compounds
    Boros S.

    NSF 14: Shaping the Future of the Plastic Piping Industry
    Ciechanowski A.

    ASTM D 3350: A Historical and Current Perspective on a Standard Specification for Identification of Polyethylene Plastics Pipe and Fittings Materials
    Jee W.

    A Service Life Assessment of Corrugated HDPE Drainage Pipe
    Pluimer M.

    Designing Stormwater Chambers to Meet AASHTO Specifications
    Mailhot D., McGrath T.

    Design and Performance of Plastic Drainage Pipes in Environmental Containment Facilities
    Brachman R.

    Design Development of Large Thermoplastic Chambers for Stormwater Retention
    Bass B., Lim K., Mailhot D., McGrath T.

    Technical Considerations When Fabricating PVC Pressure Fittings
    Fisher C., Franzen T., Rahman S.

    Deflection Lag, Load Lag, and Time Lag of Buried Flexible Pipe
    Howard A.

    Stress Crack Protocol for Finished Product Testing of Corrugated High Density Polyethylene Pipe
    Kurdziel J.

    Guided Side-Bend: An Alternative Qualification Method for Butt Fusion Joining of Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings
    Burwell D., Craig J., McGriff S., Sandstrum S., Svetlik H.

    Tensile Testing of a Push-On Restrained Joint PVC Pipe
    Fisher C., Quesada G.

    Building Knowledge from Failure Analysis of Plastic Pipe and Other Hydraulic Structures
    Bellemare S., Sharff P., Witmer L.

    Challenges in Investigating Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride Pipe Failures
    Duvall D., Edwards D., Hagan F., Hanks M., Hayes M.

    Environmental Stress Cracking of Commercial CPVC Pipes
    Hauser R.

    How to Crawl Through a Pipe—Terminology
    Howard A.

    Yesterday, Today, and Now: Polyamide-11 Gas Piping at 200 psig under the New Rules
    Volgstadt F.

    Polyamide 12 Natural Gas Distribution Systems Operating at Pressures Greater Than 125 Psig
    Wolf R.

    Plastic Tubing Prospect to Replace Cast Iron Conduit in Steam Heating Systems
    Zhadanovsky I.

    Specifying Plastic Pipes for Trenchless Applications
    Petroff L.

    Trenchless Case History—University of Denver's Use of High-Performance Restrained-Joint Water Distribution Pipe
    Gross S., Tippets B.

    Unique Calibration Case Study for Predictive Model of Installation Loads for Directional Drilled Fusible PVC Pipe
    Ariaratnam S., Botteicher R.

    Axial Response of HDPE Pipes as a Result of Installation by Directional Drilling
    Brachman R., Chehab A., Cholewa J., Moore I.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: F17

    Paper ID: STP1528-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1528-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8892-1

    ISBN-PRINT: 978-0-8031-7514-3

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