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Irontite Ductile Pipe

Since its introduction to Australia in the 1950’s ductile iron pipe has been recognised as an industry standard for water and wastewater systems. Over 60 years of field experience has proven its strength, durability and reliability. The Ironite® ductile pipe range is manufactured by Jindal SAW Limited, a leading manufacture of ductile iron pipelines with over 30 years of experience and a history of continuous reinvestment into research and development, staying at the forefront of new technology and design.

Material Properties

Mechanical Properties
Property Value & Unit
Density (Specific Gravity) 7.1
Ultimate tensile strength 420MPa
Yield Strain 10%
Tensile Modulus 170MPa
Hardness Brinell 230
Poisson’s Ratio 0.3
Design Stress 140MPa
Ring bending modulus (3 mins) 165MPa
Ring bending modulus (50 yrs) 165MPa

 

Thermal Properties
Property Value & Unit
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 12.5 x 10³/°C
Flammability Non-Flammable
Allowable Operating Temperature 50°C

 

Allowable Pressure Ratings

Allowable pressure rating table for fitting used within a PN20 or PN35 pipeline with integral joints

DN Allowable Operating pressure -MPa Allowable Maximum operatiing Pressure - MPa Allowable Site Test Pressure - MPa
100 - 750 3.5 4.2 4.38
100 - 750 2.0 2.4 2.50

 

Allowable pressure rating table for fitting used within a PN35 pipeline with flange joints

Flange to AS4087 DN Allowable Operating pressure -MPa Allowable Max Operatiing Pressure - MPa Allowable Site Test Pressure - MPa
PN16 100 - 750 1.6 1.92 2.0
PN35 100 - 750 3.5 4.2 4.38