24 10, 2018

Review of PMBWELD Units of Competency

PIPA members and affiliates with an interest in the PMBWELD Units of Competency are reminded that the closing date for the submission of feedback to the Australian Industry Skills Committee via IBSA Manufacturing, is Friday 26th October. The units covered by PMBWELD are: PMBWELD301 Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines PMBWELD302 Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines PMBWELD303 [...]

17 10, 2018

PIPA lists TEPPFA’s “100 Year Service Life of Polypropylene and Polyethylene Gravity Sewer Pipes” technical report

This 3-year peer reviewed TEPPFA study, added to the Technical Information page, has demonstrated that provided basic conditions are met a 100-year lifetime for non-pressure sewage pipes manufactured from PE and PP can be expected.

16 10, 2018

New PIPA website

Welcome to the new PIPA website, launched 15 October 2018. Over the past few months we have worked toward a refreshed format that is easy to navigate and fully up to date. Please take a few minutes to review the content and the products and services provided by PIPA members. We welcome your feedback via [...]

15 10, 2018

POP004 updated

PIPA Guideline POP004, Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings Compounds Issue 14 has been updated to include to additional materials, namely: Borealis PE100 resin grade HE3490-DS-H Polypacific Polycomp 6030 UVH 6350 Bright Orange PE100 striping compound