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Lined with Corrosion Resistant Plastic

United States Standards

ASME: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • ASME RTP-1 Reinforced Thermoset Plastic Corrosion Resistant Equipment, Mandatory Appendix M-12 Dual Laminate Vessels
  • ASME Section X Fiber-Reinforced Pressure Vessels
  • ASME B31.3 Process Piping

AWS: American Welding Society

  • AWS B2.4 Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification of Thermoplastics
  • AWS G1.10 Guide for the Evaluation of hot Gas, Hot Gas Extrusion, and Heated Tool Thermoplastic Welds

ASTM: American Society for Testing and Materials

  • ASTM C1147 Standard Practice for Determining the Short Term Tensile Weld Strength of Chemical-Resistant Thermoplastics
  • ASTM D638-03 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
  • ASTM D1781 Standard Test Method for Climbing Drum Peel
  • ASTM D3299 Standard Specification for Filament-Wound Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermoset Resin Corrosion-Resistant Tanks
  • ASTM D3846 Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Strength of Reinforced Plastics
  • ASTM D4097 Standard Specification for Contact-Molded Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermoset Resin Corrosion-Resistant Tanks

ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers

  • ASCE/SEI 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings & Other Structures

API: American Petroleum Institute

  • API 12P Specification for Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Tanks

U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Standards Services

  • PS 15-69 Custom Contact-Molded Reinforced Thermoset Resin Chemical-Resistant Process Equipment

 

European Standards

EN: European Standard

  • EN 12814-2 Testing of welded joints of thermoplastics semi-finished products
  • EN 13121-3 European Standard for GRP tanks and vessels for use above ground. Design and workmanship (previously BS 4994)

ISO: International Organization for Standardization

  • ISO 527-1 Plastics – Determination of Tensile Properties – General Principles
  • ISO 527-2 Plastics – Determination of Tensile Properties – Test conditions for moulding and extrusion plastics
  • ISO 15014 Plastics -- Extruded sheets of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) -- Requirements and test methods

DVS: German Welding Society

  • DVS 2207-3 Welding thermoplastics - Hot-gas welding of thermoplastics sheets and pipes
  • DVS 2207-4 Extrusion welding of pipes, piping parts, and panels
  • DVS 2207-15 Welding thermoplastics – Heated tool welding of pipes, piping parts and panels made of PVDF

DIN: German Institute of Standardization

  • DIN 53769, Part 1 Testing of glass fibre reinforced pipe
  • DIN 16964 Wound glass fibre reinforced polyester resin [UP-GF] pipes: general requirements /test method
  • DIN 16965-2 Pipes of glass fibre reinforced polyester resins; wound; type B; dimensions
  • DIN 16966-1 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joint assemblies; fittings; general quality requirements and testing
  • DIN 16966-2 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joints; Elbows, Dimensions
  • DIN 16966-4 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings an joints; Tees, Nozzles, Dimensions
  • DIN 16966-5 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joints; Reducers, Dimensions
  • DIN 16966-6 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joint assemblies; collars, flanges, joint rings, dimensions
  • DIN 16966-7 Pipe joints and their elements of glass fibre reinforced polyester resins - Part 7: Bushings, flanges, flanged and butt joints; general quality requirements and test methods
  • DIN 16966-8 Glass fibre reinforced polyester resin (UP-GF) pipe fittings and joints; Laminated joints; Dimension

John Kidd Awards

  • 2018 John Kidd Award Winner

    2018 John Kidd Award Winner

    We are proud to announce that Hardin Wells takes top honors with this year’s award. His career in composites spans more than 32 years. Amazingly, all of that has been with a single firm. Not many of us can make that same claim. Hardin has long been r...

The John Kidd award is presented annually to the individual whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence and integrity in the field of Dual Laminates. The individual can be a fabricator, material supplier, inventor, consultant, end user, welder, or anyone else who has been instrumental in the development fabrication, or promotion of Dual Laminates.

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