PP-R PIPE PROVIDES GREAT VALUE ON DIRECT BURY APPLICATION AT DISTRICT ENERGY PLANT

Aquatherm Blue Pipe® was an ideal solution thanks to its corrosion resistance and its light weight compared to steel.

  • project overview

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    project

    Detroit Thermal, Steam/Condensate, Direct Buried

    products used

    Aquatherm Blue Pipe®

    location / date

    Detroit Winter and Spring 2014

    Aquatherm Advantages
    • Aquatherm pipe provided labor savings thanks to heat fusion and its lighter weight compared to steel.
    • For some direct-buried sections of the project Aquatherm pipe didn’t require insulation, where steel pipe would have.
    • Ownership liked the cleaner nature of PP-R and the reduced risk of theft that Aquatherm pipe offer.
  • project overview

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    project

    Detroit Thermal, Steam/Condensate, Direct Buried

    products used

    Aquatherm Blue Pipe®

    location / date

    Detroit Winter and Spring 2014

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    Aquatherm Advantages
    • Aquatherm pipe provided labor savings thanks to heat fusion and its lighter weight compared to steel.
    • For some direct-buried sections of the project Aquatherm pipe didn’t require insulation, where steel pipe would have.
    • Ownership liked the cleaner nature of PP-R and the reduced risk of theft that Aquatherm pipe offer.
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The Challenge

With several thousand feet of mostly direct-buried pipe needed, the engineering team sought a pipe system that would hold up to the corrosive condensate.

The Solution

Aquatherm Blue Pipe® was an ideal solution thanks to its corrosion resistance and its light weight compared to steel.

“The installation of Aquatherm went very smoothly. I liked working with the product. The learning curve on this product was a very short learning curve. It’s very easy to work with.”

-Pete Ivory, Foreman, Progressive Mechanical, Detroit

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