INEOS Styrolution’s Novodur® 530 is material of choice for in-building ABS piping application
INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today its high impact Novodur® 530 to be an excellent solution for in-building piping application. Being an ABS extrusion grade, this material combines a well-balanced mix of properties needed to fulfill the demanding hydrostatic pressure testing requirements under ISO 9080:2012 for in-building ABS piping application.
Novodur 530 combines high impact strength, high modulus and good thermoforming stability, offering pipe manufacturers a friendly processing window. In addition, its high hydrostatic strength (ISO 9080:2012) guarantees long term performance (up to 50 years) for the in-building piping application.
“There are many requirements for an in-building ABS piping application for the construction industry. In order to be certified against ISO 9080:2012, the material must be able to withstand 9,000 hours of long term hydrostatic pressure testing,” says Eric Xu, Asia Pacific Lead, Construction, INEOS Styrolution. “INEOS Styrolution’s Novodur 530 is certified to withstand even 10,000 hours of long term hydrostatic pressure testing and is recognised by the industry as one of the best materials for this application.”
 ISO 9080:2012 specifies a method for predicting the long-term hydrostatic strength of thermoplastics materials by statistical extrapolation. This method is applicable to all types of thermoplastics pipe at applicable temperatures.
 Novodur 530 is produced in Asia for the APAC market.
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INEOS Styrolution is the leading, global styrenics supplier with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 85 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering the best possible solution, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, Household, Construction, Healthcare, Packaging and Toys/ Sports/ Leisure. In 2017, sales were at 5.3 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,300 people and operates 16 production sites in nine countries.
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