What is HDPE PE100 ?

HDPE pe100

According to international standard for PE water pipes ISO 4427, an HDPE material can be certified as PE100, only if it passes 10000 hours Long Term Hydrostatic Strength (LTHS) test extrapolated to 50 years to show that it has a Minimum Required Strength (MRS) of over 10 MPa for a lifetime of minimum 50 years. The test procedure and methodology are well defined in the standards ISO TR 9080 and ISO12162.