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SWR Pipes and their Applications

SWR pipes and their applications

SWR pipes stand for soil, waste, and rainwater pipes. They are a type of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes mostly used in the transportation of solid and liquid waste in residential and industrial facilities. They are also used in the transportation of rainwater.

SWR pipes are durable and resistant to corrosion, chemicals, and UV rays. They require minimal maintenance while lasting long. This helps reduce maintenance costs and replacement costs. Due to their many advantages, SWR pipes are cost-effective alternatives to cast iron or copper pipes. Their installation procedure is quicker and more efficient because of their light weight. 

The many advantages of SWR pipes make them a popular choice for different applications. As one of the leading SWR pipe manufacturers, we share with you some of the useful insights on  SWR pipes and their applications: 

  1. Plumbing and drainage systems: SWR pipes are widely used in plumbing and drainage systems of buildings. They transport solid and liquid waste from toilets and kitchens to the septic tanks and sewers. They are designed to withstand extreme pressure and stress from the gush of water. The smooth surface of the pipes prevents clogging. 

Also, SWR pipes have excellent chemical resistance properties which make them a popular choice for industrial settings to transport different types of chemicals without causing any damage or corrosion to the plumbing system. In industrial settings, SWR pipes are typically installed underground or above ground, and are connected to a variety of equipment and machinery.

  1. Rainwater harvesting systems: In rainwater harvesting systems, SWR pipes are used to transport rainwater from collection points such as rooftop gutters or downspouts—through a filter system which removes debris and other contaminants—to storage tanks.. This water can later be used for irrigation and washing. The SWR pipes are then used again to transport the rainwater from the storage tanks to the points of use. SWR pipes are the perfect material for setting up a rainwater harvesting system in both business and residential settings. 

The installation of SWR pipes in a rainwater harvesting system requires careful planning and design to ensure that the pipes are sized and located correctly for optimal performance.

  1. Agriculture: SWR pipes are used for transporting rainwater and animal waste from the barns and livestock sheds to storage tanks. It is important to note here that animal wastes also consist of corrosive materials such as ammonia, organic acids and phosphorus. SWR pipes are designed to withstand the effects of corrosive substances, making them suitable for harsh agricultural applications. Their easy maintenance and cost-effective installation and usage help farmers save time and money. 

When it comes to installing SWR pipes in different settings, here are some of the important points that you might find useful: 

  • Planning and design: It involves creating a detailed plan for plumbing and drainage, including the layout of pipes and machinery.

  • Excavation and trenching: It is the process of digging up an area in preparation for installing pipes.

  • Installation of pipes: It involves laying the pipes in trenches, connecting them to equipment and machinery to transport waste.

  • Connection to treatment facility: Once the pipes are installed, they need to be connected to the treatment facility where the waste and by-products will be processed. 

  • Testing and inspection: Once the installation is complete, the system needs to be tested and inspected to ensure that it is functioning properly. 

Looking for a reputed SWR pipe manufacturer?

Explore Utkarsh SWR pipes. Our pipes are manufactured with the highest degree of dimensional accuracy to ensure a high flow rate of water. We have also introduced Leak PROOF GOLD SEAL in the SWR range of pipes and fittings. It is designed to permanently stay in position at one place, unlike conventional rubber rings which come out during fitment. Also, it is tested for its durability and strength.

Some of the tests that Utkarsh SWR pipes undergo include: 

  • Reversion Test

  • Stress Relief Test

  • Effect on Sunlight

  • Resistance to Sulphuric Acid

  • Axial Shrinkage (For Type B Pipe only)

  • Water Tightness of Joint

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