Poly Pipe Weld Testing of Butt and Electrofusion welded pipes.

LMATS regularly performs  NATA accredited Poly Pipe Weld testing to ISO 13953 and ISO 13954.

  • ISO 13953 – Polyethylene (PE) pipes and fittings, Determination of the tensile strength and failure mode of test pieces from a butt-fused joint
  • ISO 13954 – Plastics pipes and fittings — Peel decohesion test for polyethene (PE) electrofusion assemblies of nominal outside diameter greater than or equal to 90 mm of plastic pipes and fittings.

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LMATS Poly Pipe Weld testing services

  • Poly Pipe Butt Weld Tensile Testing
  • Poly Pipe Electrofusion Decohesion and Debonding
  • Poly Pipe Electrofusion Weld Tensile Peel
  • Using our latest computer-controlled waterjet cutting machine the test samples are quickly and accurately produced thus giving our customers a very fast turnaround in their reports
  • The LMATS Waterjet cutting machine:-
    - Has a fine  hair-thin pure waterjet, ideal for cutting soft materials,
    - And also having the strength to cut through the hardest of materials,
    - while maintaining the accuracy and quality of the cut with the infinite control of pressure up to 60,000 psi [4,150 bar].


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Why Use LMATS

The LMATS advantage of using Waterjet cutting technology:-

  • Fast turnaround of results Next day reporting available! 
  • Poly Pipe wall thickness is not a problem, whether it is 3mm or 80mm LMATS limits testing to 150mm. The waterjet cutting technology enables LMATS to have a fast turnaround time
  • The Waterjet cutting machine has a capacity of cutting up to 250mm thick
  • No heat-affected zone (HAZ) in the plastic Poly Pipe sample
  • Highly accurate and repeatability cutting 
  • The LMATS Waterjet Cutting machine has an Accuracy / Repeatability of 0.0025"[0.064 mm] and Linear Straightness of ±0.005 in/3 ft [±0.13 mm/m].
  • No distortion used cold cutting technology, thus eliminating changes in mechanical properties of the specimen due to thermal effects
  • Large cutting deck (1,300 mm x 1,300 mm) to accommodate the largest Poly Pipe Weld test sample.

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Want to know more about LMATS Waterjet Cutting  for Poly Pipe Weld Testing and how it can assist you simply call us or contact us through our form