INVESTIGATION OF PLASTIC PIPE FOR USE BY THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS

This report presents the findings of a study of commercially available plastic pipe used for water distribution, plumbing, drain-waste-vent (DWV), and sewage systems. The study included a survey of military and civilian users of plastic pipe to determine acceptance, a review of model building codes and standards, and a testing program involving the making of joints under different conditions, chemical and mechanical cleaning of DWV piping, and water hammer tests of plastic pipe plumbing. /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory

    P.O. Box 4005
    Champaign, IL  USA  61820
  • Authors:
    • Smith, A
  • Publication Date: 1977-7

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 43 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00165505
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CERL-TR-M-219 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1978 12:00AM