Report details tests on PE pipe stress crack resistance

December 1997
Underground Construction;Dec97, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p66
Trade Publication
Reports on the results of a study sponsored by the Society of Plastics Industry Inc.'s Plastic Pipe Institute on stress crack resistance of polyethylene pipe. Possibility of using post-consumer resin in piping applications; Evaluation of the performance of non-pressure rated piping materials in applications involving stress.


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