Iplex Pipelines BlackMAX® Pipe & Fittings

Iplex Pipelines BlackMAX® Pipe & Fittings

Iplex Pipelines BlackMAX® Pipe & Fittings

Polypropylene (PP) Stormwater Pipe & Fittings

BlackMAX® polypropylene pipe and fittings provide improved performance and exceptional durability. They are resistant to chemical attack and abrasion in stormwater drainage and gravity sewers which can limit the life of other pipe materials.

BlackMAX® structured wall profile provides an efficient use of the material which results in a pipe with high ring stiffness for structural performance and low mass for ease of installation.

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Iplex Pipelines BlackMAX® is a cost-effective alternative to rigid pipe materials, with improved performance and exceptional durability. BlackMAX® does not corrode and resists abrasion in applications which severely limit the life of more traditional materials:

  • Black in colour, yellow interior
  • Lightweight
  • 6 metre lengths
  • Stiffness SN 8 (8,000 N/m.m.)
  • Pipe sizes DN225 / DN300 / DN375 / DN450 / DN 525 / DN600
  • Range of fittings for various applications
  • Complies with AS/NZS 5065
  • WSAA appraised life expectancy in excess of 100 years
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Iplex Pipelines BlackMAX® Product Overview

BlackMAX® is a cost-effective alternative to rigid stormwater drainage pipes providing exceptional performance and durability. Manufactured from polypropylene, BlackMAX® pipes are resistant to corrosive and aggressive ground conditions, such as acid sulphate soils or saline ground waters; resulting in increased longevity of the pipeline.
BlackMAX® pipes are manufactured with a profile wall structure (smooth inner and profiled outer wall) which provides high stiffness (SN8) for structural performance in deep and shallow trenching.
BlackMAX® pipes are a fraction of the weight of conventional pipe materials and can be easily manoeuvred in confined areas by hand or with light lifting equipment, improving site handling, installation and providing potential cost savings. The smooth inner bore of BlackMAX® pipes, combined with its high resistance to abrasion and sediment build up, provides excellent hydraulic performance.
BlackMAX® rubber ring joint has been designed and tested to the requirements of AS/NZS 5065 and AS/NZS 1260 providing a high performance leak tight joint for resistance to infiltration and root intrusion. The joint has also been designed for ease of assembly and jointing in the trench.

  • The original Australian manufacturer
  • Water-tight protection
  • Lightweight for ease of installation
  • Less than half the joints of conventional pipes
  • Abrasion and corrosion resistant
  • Smooth bore for exceptional hydraulic performance
  • 100% recyclable

Iplex Pipelines BlackMAX® Applications

BlackMAX® Polypropylene (PP) Pipe and Fittings are suitable for the following applications: 

  • Stormwater drainage pipelines
  • Estuarine and Ocean outfalls
  • Road culverts
  • Gravity Sewer mains
  • Low head Irrigation
  • Rehabilitation (as liner pipe)
  • Ventilation ducts
  • Leachate collection
  • Stormwater retention system

BlackMAX® is manufactured to AS/NZS 5065 “Polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) pipes and fittings for drainage and sewerage applications” and has StandardsMark third party certification under this standard.

BlackMAX® pipes and fittings have been appraised by WSAA (Water Services Association of Australia) for performance compliance with AS/NZS 5065. For further information refer to WSAA Appraisal 03/05.

BlackMAX® pipes are manufactured with a high performance spigot and socket rubber ring joint system.

The elastomeric seal is placed in the second last trough from the spigot end and is compressed as the spigot enters the socket.

This system allows the installer to cut the pipe on site anywhere along the pipe barrel and make the joint.

BlackMAX® pipes have a relatively high stiffness of not less than 8000 N/m.m (SN8) and are suitable for buried applications up to 6 metres under normal installation conditions. For critical infrastructure projects, deep installations and where BlackMAX® is intended to be used in low strength soils, a full structural analysis should be performed.

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