17 Dec 2015

Leiyuan Rainwater Harvesting Modular Pass TRI Testing Recently

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In order to offer best rainwater harvesting modular and service to customers from all over the world, recently Leiyuan Industrial Company Limited send components for fabrication of Rainwater Harvest Modular underground stormwater storage chambers to TRI Environmental, Inc. for testing and analysis.

The samples were sent and tested under TRI log number E2402-31-10. Compression testing was based on a bench-scale compression test, ASTM D2412, Standard Test Method of the Determination of External Loading Characteristics of Plastic Pipe by Parallel-Plate Loading. The test method was modified to apply the compressive load at a constant rate of 2.0% of the height of the chamber per minute as directed in ASTM F2418, Standard Specification for Polypropylene (PP) Corrugated Wall Stormwater Collection Chambers and ASTM F2922, Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Corrugated Wall Stormwater Collection Chambers. Compression testing was conducted on an Instron Model 5885 Tensile/Compression Testing Machine equipped with a 45k pound capacity load cell and Blue Hill data acquisition software. Reinforced aluminum loading platens, measuring 21 inches by 33 inches, were used for applying the compressive load. Load was applied until specimen failure.

Results

Product

Test Specimen Maximum

Compressive

Load (lb)

Maximum

Compressive

Stress (kN)

Extension at

Max Load (in)

 

Extension at

Max Load

(mm)

Rainwater

Harvest

Modular

1

 21712 96.6 0.455

11.6

2

 20515 91.3 0.453

11.5

3

 20853 92.8 0.444

11.3

Avg.  21027 93.5 0.451 11.4

 

Test Picture

TRI Testing Picture on Rainwater Harvesting Modular

Leiyuan Rainwater harvest modular is adopted 100% environmentally-friendly recycled and designed with scientific structure. It is a lightweight structural component developed through years of research & development by Leiyuan Team. Pressure strength per square meter of Rain Water Harvesting Tank is 25 tons. Plastic rainwater storage tank is ideal for the construction infiltration tanks, re-use tanks, sub surface channels and lightweight void spaces for rooftop gardens, parkland, parking lot, construction road etc. Leiyuan is able to produce higher pressure strength products according to customers’ specification.

If you have any interests on rainwater harvesting system products, please feel free to contact us for more information!

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