TITLE

Pipe Bursting Various Types Of Pipes

AUTHOR(S)
Timberlake, Matt
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Jun2011, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on pipe bursting, which is a technology used in replacing underground utility lines. It states that before considering it, one should identify the type of material of the pipeline to be replaced. It mentions that the technology must fracture the existing pipeline and so pipes are commonly classified as fracturable or nonfracturable. It highlights that the most common type of pipe which is installed using this technology is high density polyethelene (HDPE).
ACCESSION #
62717856

 

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