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Poliplex PE100 Pipe

Polyethylene (PE) pipes have been produced in Australia since the mid 1950’s, whilst initially in smaller diameters for industrial and agricultural applications, PE pipe and fittings are now available in diameters up to 2000mm. Usage has grown rapidly over this period and polyethylene resins are evolving from the tradition PE100 from the growing demand for higher performance, longer-life PE pipes that will provide reliable service for 100 years or more.

Product Details

Standards and Approvals

POLlplex® is an integrated family of polyethylene pipes produced by Iplex, based on PE100 resin. POLIplex® pipes are manufactured to AS/NZS 4130 from resin compounds complying with AS/NZS 4131 and are StandardsMark licensed to AS/NZS 4130 by third-party certifier SAI Global.

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Colour and Markings

Iplex POLIplex® pipes are colour coded as per AS/NZS 4130 to easily distinguish between the different types of pipes applications. POLIplex® pipes can be manufactured all black, with stripes or coex.

POLIplex® PE100 pipe colour identification

Product Application
POLIplex® PE100 Black  
POLIplex® PE100 Blueline Drinking water
POLIplex® PE100 Purple Stripe Recycled water
POLIplex® PE100 Cream Stripe Sewerage
POLIplex® PE100 THERMAPIPE® White Reduces absorption of heat
POLIplex® PE100 Yellow Stripe Gas
Economy Rural Greenline Rural
Environmental Credentials

Iplex Pipelines has published verified Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) on our range of Polyethylene pipes. EPD’s are third party certified documents based on ISO 14025 and EN 15804 Standards that communicate transparent and comparable information about the life-cycle environmental impact of a product or service. Specifically, product declarations include information on the environmental impact of raw material acquisition, energy use and efficiency, composition of materials and chemical substances, emissions to air, soil and water and waste generation.

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POLIplex® Pipe Range and Dimensions

POLIplex® PE100 pipes are available from DN16 – DN2000

Rural Polyethylene Pipe Range and Dimensions

Iplex Greenline rural polyethylene pipe is rated to 800 kPa for use in rural applications. A range of rural compression fittings are available from ¾ inch to 2 inch.

Greenline economy rural pipe dimensions

Nominal ID in (mm) (inches) ID Ave (mm) Wall Ave (mm) OD Ave (mm)
20 (3/4”) 19.0 1.6 22.2
25 (1 ) 25.3 1.7 28.7
32 (1 ¼”) 31.6 2.0 35.6
40 (1 ½”) 38.0 2.4 42.8
50 (2”) 50.9 3.2 57.3

Manufactured with a highly reflective white material on the external skin, THERMAPIPE® reduces the absorption of heat.

POLIplex® Joining Systems

POLlplex® polyethylene pipes may be joined economically using thermal butt-welding or electrofusion equipment: alternately diameters up to DN 110 are commonly joined using lplex compression couplings complying with AS/NZS 4129. These fittings make joints quick and easy, which can be undone and reused when altering the system layout.