New MAB Basic HDPE Repair Guide for Repairing HDPE Pipeline in The Field

Press Release Summary:

  • Intended as a guide for engineers, users, contractors, code officials and others for use in the repair of HDPE pressure water piping systems
  • Includes repair using electrofusion, fusion and mechanical systems
  • Two reference charts delineate the alternatives that can be considered to fix various types of leaks

Original Press Release:

MAB-PPI HDPE Pipe Repair Guide Available

Irving, Texas – Oct. 31, 2019 – The MAB Basic HDPE Repair Options – MAB-4 – details the various methods and steps for repairing a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipeline in the field. Published by the Municipal Advisory Board (MAB) with assistance from the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), the document is available free of charge by clicking on this direct link: https://plasticpipe.org/pdf/mab-basic-hdpe-repair-options-mab4.pdf

MAB serves as an independent, non-commercial adviser to the Municipal & Industrial Division of the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc.

The MAB-4 Basic HDPE Repair Options is intended as a guide for engineers, users, contractors, code officials, and others for use in the repair of HDPE pressure water piping systems. It includes repairs using electrofusion, fusion and also mechanical systems. Two quick-reference charts delineate the alternatives that can be considered to fix various types of leaks.

About the Municipal Advisory Board:

The mission of the Municipal Advisory Board (MAB) is to improve the design, installation, and operation of municipal HDPE water piping systems through the creation of partnerships among utilities, researchers, designers, contractors, and the HDPE industry. MAB serves as an independent, non-commercial adviser to the Municipal & Industrial Division of the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc.

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Steve Cooper
516/623-7615

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