How to best replace steel bends with wear resistant HDPE

Image: Highlighting the challenge of fitting a 3D bend, this photo shows a modified guardrail to accommodate it. Contrastingly, the 1.5D bend behind seamlessly fits in the same position, offering optimal performance without altering the guardrail.    We recently received a customer query about how to get HDPE bends to match steel long radius dimensions.  …

Advanced Piping Systems’ precision HDPE spooling future-proofs iron ore mine

In 2022, Advanced Piping Systems supplied HDPE spooling and pipe to a A$100 million water management upgrade project at an iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.  Working in partnership with a leading national multidisciplinary industrial services provider and a leading national water and waste treatment provider, the project’s aim was to …

Making the connection: a guide to adaptations for HDPE pipe

With a range of HDPE pipe adaptations on the market, knowing which one to use and how to transition the fitting to other materials can be challenging. At Advanced Piping Systems, our pipe experts can recommend the best adaption solution for your project, no matter how big or small. According to Sales Engineer Matthew Gooden, …

What is Poly Pipe and how does it relate to HDPE?

High density polyethylene (HDPE) is a thermoplastic polymer produced from ethylene, and is the material used to make Poly Pipe, also known as PE. First developed in Europe and the United States in the early 1930s low density polyethylene was initially used as a coating for underwater cables during World War II, however the high …