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September 1, 2010

Polymer-Based Piping Systems in the CPI

If properly used, polymeric piping and components can be cost-effective alternatives to those made of traditional materials

Stephan Schüßler, Georg Fischer DEKA GmbH

Polymeric piping systems have been used in well-defined segments of the chemical process industries (CPI) for decades. They have proven their sustainability to manage almost any chemical load up to temperatures of 100°C in the moderate pressure region ( p < 10 bar) if the choice of the respective piping-system material has been made correctly. However,...

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