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1

Who is JDP's preferred manufacturer for this product?

Radius Systems

2

What range of pipe diameter do we stock for our customers?

20mm through to 63mm diameter

3

What length of coil do we stock for each diameter for our customers?

25mtr, 50mtr, 100mtr and 150mtr

4

Radius call their pipe 'SC80', how is this usually known in the industry?

PE80 or MDPE

5

What does the acronym 'MDPE' stand for?

Medium Density Polyethylene

6

What other name is this product commonly known as?

Alkathene

7

What associated jointing materials are commonly used for this product?

Plasson or similar compression water fittings

8

Can this product be installed in an above ground situation?

Yes, as it is not susceptible to corrosion. However, it is normally installed below ground.

9

What is the recommended depth to install this product in the UK?

750mm to the top of the pipe.

10

What associated product is used to insulate MDPE pipe when above the ground?

Foam pipe insulation

11

What diameter is commonly used for a domestic dwelling

25mm

12

What is the recommended backfill material to surround this product?

Sand or other soft material and definitely, not rubble.

13

What is the recommended distance to the nearest gas pipe of this product?

350mm away from any other services including gas or telecoms.

14

How far from the property are you allowed to make changes, to the domestic water pipe install?

To the main stopcock installed at the boundry box whereupon the local water authority then take ownership.