Comparison Tests

Ceramapure PL90 vs Polyethylene with Fusion Bonded Epoxy Primer

ASTM B 117
Salt Fog
(Scribed Panel)
1 Year
No Effect when rated using ASTM D-714
105 days – Test Terminated
7.0 mm
Undercutting at scribe
ASTM G-95
Cathodic Disbondment
(Attached Cell Method)
Less than 2 mm disbondment 6.2 mm average disbondment
DISTILLED WATER IMMERSION
Awwa C-550 @ 150°F
Per AWWA C-550
Passed – 1 year
No effect
102 days – No Effect
20% SULFURIC ACID IMMERSION 5500 hours No Effect when rated using ASTM D-714 2400 hours – No Effect
CHEMICAL RESISTANCE TESTING
(Accidental discharge into Sewer)

  1. Strong Acids
  1. Strong Base
  1. Strong Solvents
  1. Strong Oxidizer
Pass – 50% Sulfuric
30% Hydrochloric

Pass – 50% Sodium Hydroxide

Pass – Gasoline, 111 Trichlorethylene, Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, Propylene Glycol, Toluene, Hi-Sol 15

Pass – 50% Hydrogen Peroxide

Pass 50% Sulfuric
10% Hydrochloric

Pass – 25% Sodium Hydroxide

Pass – Gasoline, Toluene(small swelling10%), Methanol (slight swelling 2%-8%).

Pass-50% Hydrogen Peroxide

DEFLECTION OF
LINED PIPE
Test for Flexible Lining (Measure of Resistance to handling & earth loading damage
Allows for 5% deflection
Safety factor greater than 2
Allows for 5% deflection Safety factor greater than 2
IMPACT RESISTANCE
ASTM G-14
(Measure of resistance to physical damage)
88 in/lbs 72 in/lbs
ABRASION RESISTANCE
EN 598 Section 7.8
Abrasion Resistance of Sewerage Piping
(Measure of wet abrasion in sewer)
Less than 3 mils loss after one million cycles.
Allowable loss is 23 mils after one hundred thousand cycles, safety factor greater than 100.
Information not available
TOXICITY CHARACTERISTIC
Environmental Protection Agency Test Method 1311
Pass Information not available
5% Sodium Chloride Solution (Salt Water) Immersion Unscribed Panel 2 Years No Effect when rated using ASTM D-714 Information not available
5% Sodium Chloride Solution (Salt Water) Immersion Panel Scribed to Metal 2 Years No Effect when rated using ASTM D-714 Information not available
Undercutting Resistance:
Alternate Wet/Dry Immersion (5% NaCl, flowing, aerated, 120°F, Wet 1 hour followed by Dry 1 hour-12 cycles daily
1 Year No undercutting at exposed edges. Information not available
Weathering Exposure
Coupons with cut edges exposed to ambient weathering conditions in Birmingham, AL
1 Year – Passed
No undercutting at exposed edges.
Information not available.

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