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The Plastics Industry Pipe Association of Australia – PIPA

The Plastics Industry Pipe Association of Australia – PIPA is the peak industry body representing the interests of Australia’s plastics pipes, fittings and raw material suppliers.

PIPA promotes the correct use and installation of safe and environmentally responsible plastics pipe systems.

PIPA technical committees develop a wide range of technical notes and guidelines that are referenced by industry bodies, government agencies, codes of practice and Australian Standards.


The expertise and services of PIPA members.

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PIPA has published a wide variety of technical documents.

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PIPA members provide a range of poly welding training services.

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Latest News

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 [...]

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.

Revised POP016 and POP004A listed

PIPA has revised and republished two guidelines, POP004A and POP016. POP004A "Supplementary list - Materials Specific to Electrofusion and Moulded Fittings" has been updated (Issue 1.9) with the latest AS/NZS 4020 certification of Ineos' injection [...]