29 01, 2019

POP004 Polyethylene Pipe and Fitting Compounds update

PIPA has published POP004 Issue 15 with updated information pertaining to AS/NZS 4020 certification of resins, where that data has been provided. This revision also clarifies that it is the responsibility of the resin processor (i.e. the pipe or fitting manufacturer) to confirm the currency of a particular resin's AS/NZS 4020 certification.

24 01, 2019

Rollepaal on board as Ozpipe XIX main corporate sponsor

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association and PIPA is very pleased to announce that Rollepaal have committed to support the Ozpipe XIX plastics pipe and fittings technical conference in Sydney, between 7th and 8th November 2019. For more than 50 years Rollepaal has been at the forefront of plastics machinery development and a generous patron of [...]

16 01, 2019

Ozpipe XIX – International presenters

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association has advised PIPA the first round of international speakers invited to present at Ozpipe XIX in Sydney, 7 and 8 November 2019, have confirmed their attendance. Speakers confirmed to date are from the UK, USA, UAE, Belgium, China, Austria and Norway. A call for Australasian papers will be made in [...]

11 01, 2019

Sandwich Construction PVC-U Technical Note TN019 published

PIPA has published a new Technical Note TN019 dealing with Sandwich Construction (SC) PVC-U Non-Pressure Pipe. SC PVC-U pipe has been successfully used in Australia for more than two decades in non-pressure DWV, stormwater and electrical conduit applications. The Technical Note provides information regarding the forms in which SC PVC-U pipes are produced, the manufacturing [...]

9 01, 2019

Revised POP001 listed

PIPA has revised POP001 to clarify the need for welders to use mechanical peeling tools to remove the oxidised surface, when preparing PE pipe for electrofusion welding.