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Advanced strong non-restrained pipe and joint area Glass Reinforced Plastic flexible corrosion resistant pipe system intended mainly for underground use. It consists of thermosetting chemical resistant poly-ester resin, Fiberglass Reinforcements and fine Silica and aggregates to BS 5480 / AWWA C-950.

Large diameter pipes are available in nominal diameters ranging from 300 to 2600 mm.

Available standard pressure classes are PN1, 3, 6, 10, 12 and 16 and stiffness class of 2500, 5000 and 10000 N/m2.


The pipe consists of a resin-rich reinforced liner, structural wall and a resin-rich exterior layer. <<C>> glass is used at the internal and external pipe surfaces.


Standards Main Applications
ASTM D-3262 (Fiberglass) Standard Specification for (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Resin) Sewer Pipe
Thermosetting - ASTM D-3517 (Fiberglass) Standard Specification for (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pressure Pipe
ASTM D 3754 Standard Specification for Fiberglass (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting Resin) Sewer & Industrial Pressure Pipe
AWWA C-950 Fiberglass Pressure Pipe
AWWA M-45 Fiberglass Pipe Design Manual
BS 5480 British Standard Specification for Glass Reinforced Plastics G I Pipes, joints and Fittings for use for water supply or Sewerage.

Advanced Pipes & Cast Co. W.L.L (APACC) has got the Kite Mark Certification from M/s. BSI, where the above standard has been qualified in the presence of the BSI personnel.


  • Manufactured with corrosion resistant composite material.
  • Double bell coupling joints manufactured with corrosion resistant glass giber and sealed with elastomeric gaskets.
  • Light weight. 1/4 the weight of ductile iron and 1/10 of concrete pipe.
  • Manufactured in long sections up to 12m.
  • Extremely smoonth bore.
  • Pipe specifications meet or exceed worldwide standards.
  • High Technology pipe manufacturing system.
  • Long, effective service life.
  • No need for expensive cathodic protection.
  • No need for costly pipe coating, wrapping, lining, painting, or use of polyethylene wraps.
  • Hydraulic characteristics essentially remain unchanged over time.
  • Ease of jointing helps reduce installation time.
  • Tight, efficient joints designed to eliminate infiltration and exfiltration.
  • Costly joint diapers are not required.
  • Allow for flexible alignment, accommodating changes in line direction with fewer fittings.
  • East to install. No need for expensive handling equipment.
  • Low delivery cost.
  • Fewer joints reduce installation time.
  • Low friction loss means less pumping energy needed.
  • Minimum slime build up can help lower cleaning costs.
  • Assures high quality products specifications. Easy for engineers to specify Advanced strong pipe with confidence.
  • Helps ensure consistent product quality worldwide.