STP Published: 2011

Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Past, Present, and Future

Editor(s): Thomas S. Walsh

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

Bob Walker

James B. Goddard

Stanley A. Mruk

Stephen Boros

Ata Ciechanowski

White G. Jee

Michael Pluimer

Timothy J. McGrath, David Mailhot

R. W. I. Brachman

Brent J. Bass, Timothy J. McGrath, David Mailhot, Keng-Wit Lim

Tom Franzen, Craig Fisher, Shah Rahman

Amster Howard

John M. Kurdziel

Steve Sandstrum, Dudley Burwell, Steve McGriff, Jim Craig, Harvey Svetlik

Craig Fisher, Guido Quesada

Phillip A. Sharff, Simon C. Bellemare, Lisa M. Witmer

Michael D. Hayes, Michael L. Hanks, Frank E. Hagan, Dale Edwards, Don Duvall

Ray L. Hauser

Amster Howard

Frank Volgstadt

Richard Wolf

Igor Zhadanovsky

Larry J. Petroff

Steven B. Gross, Brenden Tippets

Richard (Bo) Botteicher, Samuel T. Ariaratnam

Ian D. Moore, Richard W. I. Brachman, John A. Cholewa, Abdul G. Chehab

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Developed by Committee: F17
Pages: 407
DOI: 10.1520/STP1528-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8892-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7514-3