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Stress Testing for HDPE Pipe Materials

Industry Experts Call for Stress Testing for HDPE Pipe Materials

ACPA-Website-Thumbnail-Design-Stress-Testing-for-HDPE-Pipe-Materials-1Last fall, as a service to our members, the American Concrete Pipe Association made available copies of the Fall 1996 issue of Uni-Bell PVC Pipe News. This issue contained important information and observations concerning cracking and buckling problems involved with some corrugated HDPE pipes. One of the most publicized installations involved a deep-fill project in Pennsylvania. This bulletin contains additional “food for thought” as well as numerous examples an attachments.