Product spotlight – water pipes

Posted: 13 May 2021

WATER PIPES

product spotlight

Ideal for new infrastructures and for the replacement or rehabilitation of existing pipelines, PE Pipeline Specialist’s pipe range covers several industries as we provide options for the transportation and distribution of gas, water and wastewater. In addition, our PE pipes are the ideal solution for the protection of cables in the power and renewable energy sectors.

We have been a provider of water supply options for many years, with expert technical knowledge and products at our disposal. With many choices to fit your specifications, our list of products includes water pipes, which we will focus on in this product spotlight.

Our water pipe range has proven to be of vital importance around the UK. This blog will cover the water pipes that we stock, and the many benefits they each provide.

WATER PIPE RANGE

To begin with, there are three different types of water pipe that we offer:

SC80 WATER SERVICE PIPE

The SC80 (PE80) service pipes are shell coated, and available up to 63mm, with pressure ratings going up to 12.5 bar.

These solid wall polyethylene pipes are manufactured using a specialist co-extrusion technique. They are produced as a single layer pipe wall construction with a black inner and a light blue outer, indicating the pipe’s material and application.

  • Polyethylene for potable longevity
  • 100 years service life
  • 12.5 bar pressure rating
  • Available up to 63mm
SC80 water pipe
SC100 water pipe

SC100 MAINS PIPE

The SC100 pipes are shell coated, with pressure ratings going up to 16 bar.

These solid wall polyethylene pipes are manufactured from high performance PE100 materials using a specialist co-extrusion technique. The pipes are produced as a single layer pipe wall construction with a black inner and a dark blue outer, indicating the pipe’s material and application.

  • Polyethylene for potable longevity
  • 100 years service life
  • 16 bar pressure rating
  • Available up to 250mm

PURITON BARRIER PIPE

Puriton Barrier pipes are used in contaminated ground for the protection of drinking water from toxins within the surrounding soil.

A multi-layer composite structure pipe, the Puriton Barrier pipe combines the special characteristics of polyethylene with the excellent barrier properties of aluminium. They provide a lightweight, flexible and corrosion resistant option for pipes, giving users confidence in a safe and durable system that protects your drinking water.

  • Polyethylene for potable longevity
  • 100 years service life
  • Available up to 63mm
  • 50m / 100m coils or 6m sticks
Puriton barrier pipe

SHAPES AND SIZES

For these water pipes, we stock sizes from 20 to 250mm, but if necessary, we can obtain sizes up to 1200mm. In coils, our water pipes are available from 20 to 180mm, while sticks are available from 63mm and upwards. From the Puriton range, pipes are available from 25 to 180mm in both sticks and coils. Our water pipes are manufactured by Radius Systems. They meet all relevant specifications, and are available in a wide range of standard dimension ratio (SDR) ratings, so that they can tackle various forms of pressure. All types of pipe are suitable for open cut and no-dig installation, and are supplied with end closures to protect the pipe from dust or rodents.

With over 20 years of experience and knowledge, PE Pipeline Specialists wants to ensure that our customers are supplied with the best package possible at a price they can afford. Combined with our friendly and reliable service, we are your ideal choice for water supply products. Learn more about our products by connecting with us on LinkedIn.

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