Chemical Resistance

 

Chemical Resistance

 

  • Chemical and Corrosion Resistance
  • With chemical resistance second only to PTFE (Teflon), UHMWPE pipe offers superior life to other pipeline products in chemically aggressive or corrosive applications under most operating conditions
  • UHMWPE pipes can withstand 80% hydrochloric acid.
  • UHMWPE is highly resistant to corrosive chemicals, with exception of oxidizing acids.
  • UHMWPE pipes are inert to attack by a wide variety of strong acids, alkalis, salt solutions, alcohols, and many other chemicals. They are dependable in corrosive applications and impart no tastes or odors to materials carried in them.

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Immunity to Galvanic or Electrolytic Attack

 

  • UHMWPE pipes are immune to galvanic or electrolytic action. They can be used underground, underwater, in the presence of metals, and can be connected to metals.