Medium-density polyethylene (MDPE) is a type of polyethylene with a moderate density. In general, the density of MDPE is between 0.93 and 0.97 g/cm3. This resin typically has a melting point between 110 and 130 °C (230 and 266 °F). MDPE pipe is used in natural gas distribution, LPG/Propane transportation, and for transporting chemicals.
MDPE (medium density polyethylene) pipes are great alternatives to traditional steel pipes because they are made from 100% recycled products and cost less in the long run. MDPE pipes are made of high-density polyethylene, which is a type of plastic. The material is strong and durable, making it ideal for a variety of applications.
The main difference between MDPE and HDPE pipe is that MDPE has a lower density, making it easier to handle and install. MDPE pipe is also more flexible, which makes it ideal for tight spaces or areas where the pipe may need to be bent. Another benefit of MDPE pipe is that the resin can be recycled at the end of its life. A major drawback with this type of piping system is that since it’s not as durable as other materials, such as PVC, this material should only be used in dry environments.
MDPE pipe is available in diameters from 20mm to 630mm and can be manufactured in long lengths up to 1km. MDPE pipes are made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pellets that are melted and extruded to form the pipe.
Uses and Application
MDPE pipes are the most widely used pipe in the construction industry. They are inexpensive and easy to install, and because they are made from recycled materials, they are sustainable as well, as they can be used for sewer lines, water mains, and other types of piping. It is also used to create hoses, tubing, and packaging film. MDPE is used in gas infrastructure projects, water and sewer systems, geothermal heating systems, and industrial piping applications. MDPE pipe is a type of plastic pipe that is used for water and gas lines.
MDPE pipes are used in a variety of applications, from gas lines to water mains. MDPE has good chemical resistance and stress crack resistance. It is used in gas and water pipes because it does not leach out harmful chemicals into the water. MDPE pipes are used in a variety of applications, from natural gas distribution to sewer and drainage systems. The manufacturing process begins with raw materials like high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE). These materials are melted and extruded into pipe with a diameter of anywhere from 2 inches to 60 inches. The pipe is then cooled and cut to length before being shipped off to the customer.
MDPE pipes are used in a variety of applications including natural gas distribution, LPG, hot and cold water systems, irrigation systems, and sewerage and drainage systems. They are also used in the mining, oil and gas industries.
The global polyolefin pipes market size is estimated at USD 18.6 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 24.1 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 5.3%. The polyolefin pipes market growth is majorly driven by the growing building & construction, agriculture, and other industries, in the emerging economies of APAC and South America. Also, the increasing PE applications globally will drive market growth.
The increase in demand for electricity in India has enforced players operating in the power sector to increase their existing capacity of energy generation. The increase in existing capacity refers to the expansion of energy generation infrastructure, which correspondingly surges the demand for HDPE/MDPE pipes or ducts.
The India HDPE Pipes Market for FTTx Industry is segmented on the basis of product type, industry vertical, and application area. Based on type, the market is divided into standard ducts, micro ducts, pathways, and others. Based on the industry vertical, it is categorized into telecom, power, transport, building & infrastructure, and others. On the basis of application area, the market is studied across backbone, metropolitan, and mobile backhaul. The India HDPE Pipes Market share for FTTx industry has been analyzed across all segments.
Industry Major Market Players:
1. DUTRON GROUP
2. MIRAJ PIPES & FITTINGS PVT. LTD.
3. GAMSON INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
4. NAGARJUNA POLYMERS
5. APOLLO PIPES
6. MANGALAM PIPES PVT LTD.
7. JAIN IRRIGATION SYSTEMS LTD.
8. BERLIA ELECTRICALS PVT. LTD.
9. EONN PLAST INDIA
10. ALEX PIPE INDIA PVT. LTD.
11. GSK Irrigation Private Limited.
12. Kunststoff Pipes LLP,
13. Khyati Polymers,
14. Elegant Polymers,
15. Sarovar Polymers Pvt. Ltd.