Yes, provided the pipe is adequately supported along its entire length and at each socket joint.
The yellow inner liner allows for ease of visual inspection during installation and commissioning.
Based on the performance requirements of the standard and general national and international knowledge of Polypropylene as a pipeline material, BlackMAX® is expected to exceed 100 years before major rehabilitation, provided the design, installation, testing and commissioning are in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations, WSA 02 Sewerage code or agency requirements.
BlackMAX® pipes have a relatively high pipe stiffness of not less than 8000N/m.m, classified, as SN8 and are suitable for cover heights of 2 to 10 metres. . A full structural analysis to AS/NZS 2566.1 should be completed to confirm suitability.
Yes, BlackMAX® is adequate for AUSTROADS highway loadings. 600mm of cover is required as a minimum under sealed roads and 750mm of cover under unsealed roads. However this can vary with the regulatory authority and a full structural analysis to AS/NZS 2566.1 should be completed to confirm suitability..
BlackMAX® pipes are manufactured in diameters, DN225, DN300, DN375, DN450, DN525 and DN600.
Both BlackMAX® pipes and fittings are manufactured with a spigot and socket rubber ring jointing system.
No. The inner wall is a smooth liner, providing excellent hydraulic performance
BlackMAX® pipes can be directly cast into concrete maintenance holes, pits or other concrete structures. Refer to the installation guidelines for further information.
Yes, provided appropriate methods are used. For complete information, refer to PIPA Guideline, POP205.
Yes. BlackMAX® conforms to AS/NZS 5065 ‘Polyethylene and polypropylene pipes and fittings for drainage and sewerage applications. SAI Global also certifies both products to the Australian and New Zealand standard.
Yes, Product appraisal 03/05. BlackMAX® is regarded as fit for purpose and rated ‘A’ with a life expectancy in excess of 100 years!
A full range of standard fittings, including bends, tees, junctions, closed ends, couplings, plugs, reducers, saddles and adaptors are available providing a complete pipeline system