American Society of Civil Engineers


Manufacturing Processes and Prototype Test Results for PressureCast Steel Pipe


by Qizhong Sheng, Ph.D., M.ASCE, (Ameron International, 8627 Atlantic Ave, South Gate, CA 90280 E-mail: Qizhong_Sheng@ameorn.com) and Michael Murphy, P.E., M.ASCE, (Water Transmission Group, Ameron International, 10681 Foothill Blvd, Suite 450, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 913790 E-mail: MMurphy@ameron.com)
Section: Planning, pp. 1401-1409, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41069(360)132)

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Pipelines 2009: Infrastructure’s Hidden Assets
Abstract: PressureCast Steel Pipe utilizes a new (patent pending) manufacturing and design process that allows higher design stress levels in mortar- or concrete-lined steel cylinders while providing a pipe that is much more rugged and less expensive to install when compared to ordinary steel pipe. This paper presents the laboratory and full-scale material and manufacturing testing accomplished to verify the design performance of PressureCastTM Steel Pipe.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Steel pipes
Tests