A major functional requirement of pipeline systems when constructed with flexible pipes are structural integrity, flow capacity and tightness
This paper reports about the relative place of design versus installation and material capabilities of pipes. It presents a design philosophy including all aspects of pipeline design and installation
This study published by the Utah State University (USU) buried structures laboratory takes a comprehensive look at PVC pipe excavations, testing and life cycle analysis. The key findings? A combination of pipe examination and testing data in conjunction with previous pipe break studies support PVC's longevity in excess of 100 years.