Alkathene LDPE Pressure Pipe
ALKATHENE™ is manufactured from a “new generation” low density polyethylene material, improving the pipes performance characteristics. It’s robust wall section and flexibility make it a reliable choice for on farm day to day water reticulation needs. Other benefits include:
- Higher pressure rating than traditional LDPE
- Robust wall section
- Resistant to bloat remedies
- Good flexibility
- Resistance to weathering
*DN20 Alkathene Pipe is compatible with DN25 (25mm OD) Plasson Line 7 or Plasson Series 1 mechanical fittings
**DN25 Alkathene Pipe is compatible with DN32 (32mm OD) Plasson Line 7 or Plasson Series 1 mechanical fittings
High Pressure Rating
Higher pressure rating than traditional LDPE manufactured to NZS 7601. ALKATHENE™ can be used in a wider range of applications.
Bloat Treatment Systems
Resistant to bloat remedies, tested in accordance with ASTMD 1693 “Environmental Stress Crack Resistance”. ALKATHENE™ is suitable for use with in-line bloat remedy dispensing systems.
Fully approved by Hansen Products (NZ) Ltd. for use with Hansen Polyethylene Pipe Fittings.
Tough and Flexible
Robust wall section makes ALKATHENE™ resistant to kinking and able “to take the knocks”.
Handling and Installation
Good flexibility due to the “new generation” LDPE material makes ALKATHENE™ easy to uncoil and fast to install.
The outside diameter of ALKATHENE™ is conformant to NZS 7601. ALKATHENE ™ is manufactured from precompounded LDPE, ensuring consistent carbon black dispersion to maximise ALKATHENE’s ability to withstand UV degradation.