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What makes polymer concrete an ideal choice for jacking pipes?
What makes polymer concrete an ideal choice for jacking pipes?
03 March 2020

The benefits of trenchless pipeline installation over open-cut methods have been widely recognised, but how sure are we about the end product that's supposed to perform the rest of the job for many decades to come?

In recent years, polymer concrete pipes have become widely adopted in the industry, largely due to its clear advantages over traditional concrete and vitrified clay pipes. Let’s look at some of these factors:

High Strength

  • First of all, polymer concrete pipes have high compressive strength that can withstand large jacking forces and external ground pressure.

Highly Corrosion-Resistant

  • Being highly r...
JK&T is now the official distributor for TPP pipes
JK&T is now the official distributor for TPP pipes
20 May 2019

In Singapore, sewerage diversion jobs are on the rise with ongoing large-scale construction projects such as the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) project and the North South Corridor (NSC) project. This has significantly increased the demand for polymer concrete pipes.

In our search for highly durable and cost-efficient pipes for local clients and contractors, the team at JK&T visited TPP Manufacturing Sdn Bhd in May 2019. Based in Batu Pahat, Malaysia, the company specialises in manufacturing polymer pipes used mainly for transportation of water and sewerage.

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