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BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

BASF

The additives play a crucial role in stabilising the production process and extending the service lifespan of underwater cable sheathing. Read more

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PMR: Global sales of plastic pipes surpassed $30bn in 2018

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A new market study on the plastic pipes market that includes the global industry analysis for 2014-2018 and forecast for 2019-2029 considers plastic pipes in the construction industry and offers thorough analysis of the plastic pipes market Read more

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TEPPFA: Plastic pipes brings efficiency gains

TEPPFA

Surface heating and cooling using plastic pipes is helping facilitate a greater uptake of renewable heat sources and proving highly energy-efficient in our increasingly energy-aware climate. Read more

industry

Under the theme ‘In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems’, PVC4Cables will host its second bi-annual conference in Berlin, Germany, on 7 November 2019. Read more

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PPI hosts free electrofusion guides for HDPE pipe

Plastic Pipes Institute

Two guides detailing the steps for electrofusing joints and couplings for a HDPE pipelines are available for free at the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc.’s (PPI) website. Read more

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Expanded Polystyrene’s (EPS) natural make-up of approximately 98 per cent air makes it highly buoyant and ideal for the construction of floating mooring and docks. Read more

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New standard for stormwater boxes to stimulate demand

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CEN has published a new set of standards for stormwater boxes that simplify the market situation in Europe with a myriad of local standards, quality marks and approvals. Read more

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Geocell increases drainage areas

Geoplast

As water management and flooding resilience are more demanding, Italy-based construction and infrastructure solutions manufacturer Geoplast recognises the need for a solution that is able to easily and efficiently increase drainage areas. Read more

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Round Value Package Premium – technology designed for VCV lines to improve cable core roundness and simultaneously increase the curing capacity of the line

Maillefer

Southwire Company LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-voltage underground cable systems, aims to boost cable production and quality with the Maillefer Round Premium Package. Read more

machinery

Milestone reached for recycled plastic kerbs

Durakerb

A company specialising in transforming waste plastic into construction materials has announced the installation of its 400,000th kerb in the UK. Read more

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China’s Plastic Pipe Industry Conference signals further growth

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The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered during the sixth China International Plastic Pipe Conference will point towards further growth Read more

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Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes Read more

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Cross-section of a Boldur utility pole

BASF

BASF’s Boldur utility poles can now help disaster-prone countries strengthen their power grids and recover rapidly after natural disasters. Read more

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PVC-O piping systems

TEPPFA

The first European EN standard for oriented unplasticised PVC-O pipes has been released after a four-year development process initiated by TEPPFA. Read more

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TEPPFA takes a closer look at the designs of plastic pipes.

TEPPFA

TEPPFA takes a closer look at the designs of plastic pipes in infrastructure and engineering applications Read more

industry

Baerlocher expands Malaysian manufacturing hub

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Global additives manufacturer Baerlocher continues to invest in its Malaysian subsidiary, expanding its Seremban site with an additional production line for metal stearates, a new warehouse and an office facility. Read more

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PPI names annual projects and members award winners

PPI Inc.

With an unprecedented number of attendees, the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) honoured industry projects and members during its annual meeting in Naples, Florida. Read more

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Incheon Airport’s Terminal 2

BASF

BASF’s plastic additives package is helping to protect the roof at Incheon Airport’s Terminal 2 with TPO sheets produced by Wonpoong Corporation, South Korea. Read more

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StormTech Design Tool 2.0

Advanced Drainage Systems

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS), a leading manufacturer of water management products and solutions for non-residential, residential, infrastructure and agricultural applications, has released an enhanced ADS Design Tool 2.0 Read more

industry

Buses from Groningen line up for hydrogen gas delivered safely by a plastic pipeline

TEPPFA

Scientists in the Netherlands believe that Europe could switch to a hydrogen economy by utilising existing plastic pipe networks. Read more

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  • BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

    BASF

    BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

    Kunststoffadditive von BASF stabilisieren den Produktionsprozess und verlängern die Lebensdauer der Unterwasserkabelummantelung.

  • PMR: Global sales of plastic pipes surpassed $30bn in 2018

    via Shutterstock

    PMR: Global sales of plastic pipes surpassed $30bn in 2018

  • TEPPFA: Plastic pipes brings efficiency gains

    TEPPFA

    TEPPFA: Plastic pipes brings efficiency gains

  • PVC4Cables hosting second conference in Berlin

  • PPI hosts free electrofusion guides for HDPE pipe

    Plastic Pipes Institute

    PPI hosts free electrofusion guides for HDPE pipe

  • EPS becoming the material of choice for marine applications

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