Study finds ductile Iron pipe, joints outperforms others in earthquakes

August 2010
Underground Construction;Aug2010, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the study conducted by Michael Tucker, senior sales engineer with American Cast Iron Pipe, that ductile iron pipe and joints performed the best and sustain only minimal structural damage.


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