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#32 Dan Landy, Alan Ambler PE and Peter Dyke sit around a table and talk common HDPE questions. If you are in the industry and you want to develop your standard responses to common municipal questions, this HDPE podcast is perfect for you.

Episode #32

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Who We Are

The Alliance for PE Pipe is devoted to sharing the features and benefits of smooth walled pressure pipe to benefit the municipal water and wastewater industry. The Alliance conducts roadshow events and seminars, publishes articles and assists engineers and municipalities as they plan HDPE projects.

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Why HDPE Pipe?

HDPE Pipe is leak-free, tough, flexible, fully-restrained, and cost competitive. Plus, it’s great for trenchless applications. Any one of these attributes makes it a winner, but combined, these features make HDPE pipe THE responsible infrastructure choice of the future.

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Butt fusion is a common joining method used in the world of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipes The pipe ends are cleaned, faced off, heated and then pushed together according to a standard. The result is a leak-free joint that is as strong or stronger than the pipe wall. Thus, HDPE pipe solves for the typical failure mechanisms of legacy materials. It does not leak, it does not pit or corrode, it does not separate when the ground moves and it lasts > 100 years.
Resource: ASTM F2620, McElroy Manufacturing

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The Alliance for PE Pipe is establishing an PE Professionals Program to formally assemble all of the proven resources and knowledge of expert volunteers within the industry to train and certify individuals to expand the Alliance’s goal of developing the municipal water market. These individuals will work through a dedicated educational program to learn all facets of the HDPE market and prove their knowledge to a board of HDPE experts to earn a certification in the Qualified PE Professionals Program.

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