Bionax® PVCO Pipe (CIOD)

Bionax has almost double the strength of conventional PVC and three times the impact absorption capability.

  • Larger internal diameters increase flow rates and reduce pumping costs
  • Higher cyclic fatigue resistance for forcemain applications
  • Reduced surge pressure

 

When IPEX first introduced Bionax® PVCO pressure pipe in North America in 2008, it set a new standard for municipal water distribution and made everything else seem antiquated. Since then, thousands of metres of Bionax® have been laid in hundreds of installations and it is specified as a material of choice in jurisdictions from coast to coast.

Now, with the introduction of larger diameters, municipal water transmission projects can benefit from the same properties that put Bionax® water distribution lines and sewage force mains in a class by themselves.

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PRODUCT DETAILS

Bionax® PVCO Pipe (CIOD)

Material PVCO

Size Range 4" – 30" (100mm – 750mm)

Pressure Ratings
73oF / 23oC for 165 psi
73oF / 23oC for 235 psi
73oF / 23oC for 305 psi

 

CSA B137.3.1 certified CIOD

AWWA C909

FM approved

NSF Std. 14 certified

NSF Std. 61 certified

 

BNQ NQ 3660-950*

Municipal Transmission Mains

Municipal Distribution Mains

Sewer Forcemains

Short Form Specification

This specification provides the requirements for molecularly oriented polyvinyl chloride (PVCO) pipe for potable-water systems and other pressure-pipe applications.

MATERIALS
• PVCO pipe shall be manufactured from rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compound meeting the requirements of ASTM D1784 cell class 12454B.
• Gaskets shall meet ASTM F477 for high-head applications.

HYDROSTATIC DESIGN BASIS
• Starting-stock PVC pipe shall have a hydrostatic design basis (HDB) of 4,000 psi.
• Finished PVCO pipe shall have an HDB of 7,100 psi.

PIPE
• Pipe shall be biaxially oriented (molecularly oriented in hoop and axial directions).
• Pipe shall be produced with cast-iron-pipe outside diameters (CIOD) in all sizes.
• Pipe shall be joined by integral-bell gasketed joints conforming to ASTM D3139.
• Pipe spigot ends shall be chamfered by the manufacturer.
• Pipe ends shall be capped at the production facility prior to storage and shipping.
• Pipe shall be color-coded blue.

CIOD CERTIFICATIONS
• PVC compound shall be CSA-certified to ASTM D1784 cell-class 12454B. 
• PVCO pipe shall be CSA-certified to CSA Standard B137.3.1 and third-party certified through NSF Standard 14 to AWWA Standard C909 and ASTM F1483.
• PVCO pipe joints shall be third-party certified to ASTM D3139.

STANDARDS
PVCO pipe shall conform to the following standards:
• ANSI/NSF Standard 14: Plastic Piping System Components and Related Materials
• ANSI/NSF Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects
• ASTM D1784: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Compounds
• ASTM D3139: Joints for Plastic Pressure Pipes Using Flexible Elastomeric Seals
• ASTM F1483: Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe
• ASTM F477: Elastomeric Seals (Gaskets) for Joining Plastic Pipe
• AWWA C909-09: Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe, 4 inch through 24 inch (100 mm through 600 mm)
• CSA B137.3.1: Molecularly oriented polyvinyl chloride (PVCO) pipe for pressure applications

SPECIFICATIONS

Scope

This specification provides the requirements for molecularly oriented polyvinyl chloride (PVCO) pipe for potable-water systems and other pressure-pipe applications.

Materials

  • PVCO pipe shall be manufactured from rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compound meeting the requirements of ASTM D1784 cell class 12454B.
  • Gaskets shall meet ASTM F477 for high-head applications.

Hydrostatic Design Basis

  • Starting-stock PVC pipe shall have a hydrostatic design basis (HDB) of 4000 psi.
  • Finished PVCO pipe shall have an HDB of 7100 psi.

Pipe

  • Pipe shall be biaxially oriented (molecularly oriented in hoop and axial directions).
  • Pipe shall be produced with cast-iron-pipe outside diameters (CIOD) in all sizes.
  • Pipe shall be joined by integral-bell gasketed joints conforming to ASTM D3139.
  • Pipe spigot ends shall be chamfered by the manufacturer.
  • Pipe ends shall be capped at the production facility prior to storage and shipping.
  • Pipe shall be color-coloured blue.

CIOD Certifications

  • PVC compound shall be CSA-certified to ASTM D1784 cell-class 12454B.
  • PVCO pipe shall be CSA-certified to CSA Standard B137.3.1 and third-party certified to NSF Standard 14 and AWWA Standard C909.
  • PVCO pipe joints shall be third-party certified to ASTM D3139.

Standards

PVCO pipe shall conform to the following standards: • ANSI/NSF Standard 14: Plastic Piping System Components and Related Materials

  • ANSI/NSF Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects
  • ASTM D1784: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Compounds
  • ASTM D3139: Joints for Plastic Pressure Pipes Using Flexible Elastomeric Seals
  • ASTM F477: Elastomeric Seals (Gaskets) for Joining Plastic Pipe
  • AWWA C909-09: Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe, 4 Inch Through 24 Inch (100 mm Through 600 mm)
  • CSA B137.3.1: Molecularly oriented polyvinyl chloride (PVCO) pipe for pressure applications

 

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