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Plastics piping systems for civil works for water

The main types of plastic material pipes used in civil works for transporting water depending on the application are as follows:

Buried or above ground conveyance of water or sewage under pressure. EN ISO 1452-1, -2, -3, -5

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Buried drainage and sewage without pressure. EN 1401-1

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Buried drainage and sewage without pressure (structured wall). EN 13476-1, -2, -3

Unplasticized poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-U)

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Polypropylene (PP)

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Conveyance of water or sewage under pressure. EN 12201-1, -2, -3, -5 / ISO 4427

Polyethylene (PE)

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Conveyance of water under pressure. ISO 16422

Unplasticized oriented poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-O)

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Buried or above ground supply of water, irrigation, sewage and drainage under pressure. EN 17176-2, -5 / CEN/TS 17176-3

Unplasticized oriented poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-O)

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