How much pressure do you think it takes to burst a PE pipe?
Instant pressure burst testing of PN16 HDPE pipe (nominal operational pressure of 16 bar). This pipe can withstand pressures of up to 60 bar, 4 times the standard operating pressure. Polyethylene has undergone a lot of changes in 80 years, proving its outstanding characteristics. It is a reliable material that is flexible and hardwearing, and perfect for drinking water systems.
Watch the video of a PN16 HDPE pipe being burst tested.