New team member joins our PT Division

Posted by Catherine Ingleby on 21-Nov-2017 10:01:00

Pressure testing of polyethylene pipes to the latest IGN standard can be challenging especially for those not versed in logarithmic calculations.

The complexity of the test is complicated even further by the latest revision focusing on air content. Too much air in the pipe may be masking a leak, creating unsafe working conditions and working against a full understanding of the effectiveness of the longevity of the pipe in situ in its business as usual state.

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Tony's view of the market

Posted by Chelsea Monkhouse - Panton Mcleod on 20-Apr-2017 11:41:15

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Panton McLeod work closely with several specialist partners across different business streams, when it comes to pressure testing Ant Hire based in Leeds are the partner of choice, they provide specialist equipment and offsite technical support, and are considered by many as the experts in their field.

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Positive Failures

Posted by Chelsea Monkhouse - Panton Mcleod on 20-Apr-2017 11:35:44

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Some days at work are so fulfilling, for example after the award of a new framework contract, one that has resulted from years of planning, good service and dedication, others are not so good, especially when your hard work doesn’t result in the targeted outcome.

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Are you compliant with IGN Standards?

Posted by Chelsea Monkhouse - Panton Mcleod on 20-Apr-2017 10:24:43

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In one form or another, and across many industries, hundreds of pressure tests are completed globally each day. In 2000, BS EN 805 was published and for the first-time specific criteria for assessing the acceptability of different pipeline systems was introduced. It was decided to adopt one procedure to test all new PE and PVC water and sewerage pressure pipelines laid in the U.K. and another method for ductile iron, steel and GRP.

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Topics: Pressure Testing