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SLA® Barrier Pipe

Pipe which protects potable water and the environment

egeplast was the first company to market barrier pipe in Europe and has more than 30 years’ experience in the development of barrier pipe systems and related fittings. Designed to prevent the permeation of pollutants into the water supply, the egeplast SLA® Barrier Pipe system is used by many of the UK’s largest water companies.

Product Benefits & Structure

  • Easy, quick and cost effective installation
  • A polyethylene drinking water pipe with global approval for use in contaminated soil
  • Can be joined using a unique fusion welding system developed by egeplast for trenchless installations
  • Joint integrity maintained through use of aluminium foil and protective E10 tape
  • Available in lengths of up to 12 metres and a range of sizes up to 630mm diameter
  • Coil lengths up to 150m available for small diameter sizes (i.e. 25mm, 32mm & 63m)
  • Meets BS EN 12201
  • Pipe integrity can be checked post installation
  • Range of fabricated fittings available
  • 30 year track record

Installation

permeation protection even of trenchless installed pipes

Permeation protection; even of trenchless installed pipes

Laying of pipe bundles with wastewater and potable water in one single route

integrity test after trenchless installation as well as the possibility of permanent detection

Integrity test after trenchless installation as well as the possibility of permanent detection

black-box installations such as horizontal directional drilling, burstlining, relining and soil displacement

Black-box installations such as horizontal directional drilling, burstlining, relining and soil displacement

Open trench installation without sandbed, ploughing and milling | open trench installation in sandbed

Note: These methods of installation may differ from country to country.

System Technology

T-pieces

reducers

seamless bends

tapped fittings

flange connections

electrofusion fittings

At a glance

ApplicationHouse connection pipes | supply and sewage pipes | transport pipes | industrial piping systems | coolant systems
Target groupsUtility and disposal companies | industrial companies | construction companies
DimensionOD 25 – 630 mm (other sizes available on request)
MediumPotable water | gas | wastewater | industrial media
MaterialCore pipe, calibrated and signed, of PE 100
Protective layer of modified Polyethylene PE
plus
SDRSDR 17.6 – SDR 7.4 (others on request)
Connection technologyButt welding | electrofusion | mechanical joints
Approvals / StandardsDIN 8074/75; BS EN 12201; EN 1555; DVGW GW 335-A2; PAS 1075; KIWA BRL-K17101
Product limitationsPressure up to PN 16 for water

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Additional Resources

SLA® Barrier Pipe System Product Brochure

Case Study: Northumbrian Water

Case Study: Welsh Water

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International Project: Braubach, Germany

International Project: Antwerp, Belgium

International Project: Kopenhagen, Denmark

Insight: Brownfield Development

SLA® Barrier Pipe System Product Video