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Unread postAuthor: experament-u2 » Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:07 am

ok chaps
dose anyone know if a piece of 1" ploy pipe (riser) can hold a maximum pressure of 200 psi

heres what im talking about if people dont know.
http://www.perthirrigation.com.au/listP ... POLY+RISER

i have tried searching but nothing has come up and Google has failed me, please if anyone can help
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:26 pm

Yeah I have to agree poly pipe is a ghost online when it comes to ratings.

Though when my dad used to own a Mitre 10 and he stocked the stuff it did say on the pipe it was pressure rated but not to how much.

I would imagine it's for high pressure irrigation so I wouldn't be surprised.

I would think it would also tear like ABS and not schrapnel like PVC but 200psi seems to be pushing it, I'm not sure.
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Unread postAuthor: rna_duelers » Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:18 pm

16 bar my friend,but it also is available upto pressure rating of 22 bar,but the run of the mill stuff you can easily get is 16 bar.

I can double check with my uncle if you insist.
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