The MAB Basic HDPE Repair Options – MAB-4 – details the various methods and steps for repairing a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipeline in the field. Published by the Municipal Advisory Board (MAB) with assistance from the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI), the document is available free of charge by clicking on this direct link.
MAB serves as an independent, non-commercial adviser to the Municipal & Industrial Division of the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc.
The MAB-4 Basic HDPE Repair Options is intended as a guide for engineers, users, contractors, code officials, and others for use in the repair of HDPE pressure water piping systems. It includes repairs using electrofusion, fusion and also mechanical systems. Two quick-reference charts delineate the alternatives that can be considered to fix various types of leaks.
Additional information can also be found at the MAB website.