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AWWA PIPE STANDARDS & MINIMUM SAFETY FACTOR

Uni-Bell strongly supports thermoplastic pipe standards that are clearly written and formatted to allow for straightforward comparisons. We encourage all members of the pipeline community to stay informed and to express their support for clear, consistent AWWA pipe standards and a minimum safety factor of 2.0 (maximum DF of 0.5).  

Ductile Iron Standard Changes

A series of articles from PVC Pipe News, including one on a new standard for ductile iron discussing changes in pipe wall thicknesses as well as thickness class and pressure class designations.  

PVC vs. Fiberglass for gravity sewers

Discussion on similarities between flexible PVC and fiberglass.  

Thermoplastics Design Guide

A Uni-Bell technical report on the design and selection of thermoplastic pressure pipe.  

 

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