Comparative Flammability Demonstration in Drainage Pipes

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Have you ever wondered the comparative flammability of different drainage pipes?   Polypropylene pipe, reinforced concrete pipe and high density polyethylene pipe. We look which drainage pipe will be crowned champion with this unedited test conducted in October, 2015! Dry hay is ignited in three 18/18 in pipes and allowed to burn safely. What happens next? Which pipe… Read more »

Structural Design of Buried Pipelines: The American Concrete Pipe Association are direct about being indirect!

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In their 2014 Spring newsletter, the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) decided there was the need to publish an abrupt and insightful article rejecting claims that the direct design method provided by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) should be used to design reinforced concrete pipes. This position may have been… Read more »