And the the runner up for Technology Release of the Year Award is Komatsu, meaning Worldpoly have taken out first place!
So a sloth walks over to a gas pipeline vale in Peru, and the barman says…
Butt welding usage and knowledge has expanded significantly in Myanmar with the opening of the country’s first school devoted to welding HDPE pipe systems. Myanmar National and Local Government Authorities in conjunction with Austrade have developed the first HDPE Pipe Welding School with the assistance of Australian butt welding equipment manufacturer, Worldpoly.
Not every PE pipe weld is performed in perfect conditions beside a European motorway or city street.
In fact, very few of them are.
BHP Billiton Chile have taken delivery of yet another Worldpoly butt welding machine, now providing them with the capacity to weld from 90mm to 1600mm OD
As with any new venture, especially one where you are working with new materials, there is a steep learning curve.