PIPELINE INDUSTRY'S PRACTICES USING PLASTIC PIPE IN GAS PIPELINE FACILITIES AND THE RESULTING SAFETY FACTORS

The report summarizes the results of a literature and questionnaire response evaluation related to the performance of plastic pipe in gas, water, and sewer systems; emphasis is on gas distribution. The areas covered indicate use, criteria for selection, quality control, physical properties, construction practices, and maintenance and operating practices. A complete listing of references and a summary of individual state regulatory commission's requirements are also included.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Extrusion Control Technology, Santa Barbara, Calif. Final Technical Report.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Toups Corporation

    Santa Ana, CA  USA 

    Department of Transportation

    Office of Pipeline Safety, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    Extrusion Control Technology

    Santa Barbara, CA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Pierce, J W
    • Steffora, M B
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 436 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093613
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/OPS-75/07
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-40164
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 4 1976 12:00AM