Engagement développement durable - Saint Gobain PAM

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Surrounding conditions of the pipeline

Technical solutions

Conditions

Soil aggressivity
Buried pipes are subject to a variety of stresses, including corrosive soil and backfill.
Soil loads
The various types of pipes can be divided into three categories, depending on their performance.
Depth of cover
The minimum and maximum depth of cover depend on the pipe characteristics and the laying conditions.
Unstable grounds
Ductile iron pipelines and unstable grounds.
Earthworks
Earthworks laying recommendations.
Soil mechanical characteristics
Tables and data regarding the characteristics of soils