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  United States 

    Department of Transportation

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

    Extrusion Control Technology

    Santa Barbara, CA  United States 
  • 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