The Texas Concrete Pipe Association (TCPA) is providing a series of four Lunch & Learn Seminars for the TSPE Sabine Chapter in Beaumont from July through September.  On Thursday, July 20th, Beaumont area Engineers and Contractors learned about the TxDOT Standard Inlet and Manhole Program, which provides a unified system for naming, sizes and shapes of precast concrete inlets and manholes for use throughout the state of Texas.  These precast products are pre-approved by TxDOT and install faster than cast in place.

 

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09Nov 2015

This is a demonstration of the comparative flammability of polypropylene pipe (PP), reinforced concrete pipe (RCP), and high density polyethylene pipe (HDPE). Dry hay is ignited in three 18 in. by 18 in. pipes and allowed to burn. This is an unedited test conducted on October 21, 2015.