Durapipe invests in investigation on plastic pipework materials

  • 27 Jul 2017

Durapipe UK is investing over £50,000 in new chemical analysis technology to continue investigating plastic pipework materials.

Most of Durapipe’s investment is in a new Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy machine for the manufacturer’s in-house laboratory, enabling the company to continue investigating chemical attacks on pipework with a fast turnaround of results.

The technology detects chemicals present on any pipe sample and detects chemicals that are incompatible with the pipe material. The new machine allows the Durapipe chemist to more accurately test the impact of any given chemical on various pipework materials. Therefore, the company chemist can provide reliable advice on the sustainability of different pipework systems.

Additionally, Durapipe has invested in a new fume cupboard for the laboratory to allow the company chemist to safely handle any chemical substances.

Durapipe’s Company Chemist, Anil Kumar comments: “The latest investment in technology means we can now identify causes of chemical attack more quickly, with more detailed analysis allowing us to not only more accurately pinpoint causes of failure, but also advise on the most appropriate system for different chemical applications.”

Durapipe UK
Swaffield Park
Hyssop Close
Hawks Green
Cannock
Staffordshire
WS11 7FU

[email protected]

Visit Durapipe UK's website

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Vandersanden

Vandersanden bricks are top class at University of London

Vandersanden bricks are a key ingredient in the success of the new home of the City, University of London’s Law School, designed by WilkinsonEyre.  

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

Hush Acoustics

Hush: How to improve sound insulation in historic building conversions

If you are considering converting an historic building, it is vitally important to consider the common issues that Hush Acoustics outlines here…

Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Insulation, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation

Kingspan

Kingspan Provides Tapered Roof Solution At Innovative Cambridge Offices

Situated at the heart of the prestigious North Cambridge Research and Design Cluster, the Maurice Wilkes Building offers five floors of Grade ‘A’ office space topped with Kingspan Thermataper TT47.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Insulation, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs

Vandersanden

Vandersanden chosen for award-winning Baptist Church

Hand-formed Crème bricks from high quality manufacturer, Vandersanden, are core to the design vision behind Westbourne Park Baptist Church.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls