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The Different Colours of MDPE & What They Are Used For.

MDPE (Medium Density Polyethylene) pipes are commonly used in the drainage industry due to their durability, strength, and flexibility. These pipes come in a range of colours, each of which serves a specific purpose. In this blog, we will explore the different colours of MDPE pipes used in the drainage industry and their applications.

Blue MDPE Pipe:

Blue MDPE pipes are commonly used for carrying potable water. The blue colour indicates that the pipe is suitable for carrying water that is safe for human consumption. These pipes are often used in water treatment plants, water distribution networks and in domestic plumbing applications.

Black MDPE Pipe:

Black MDPE pipes are used for non-potable water applications, such as irrigation and industrial water supply. The black colour of the pipe helps to prevent the growth of algae and other microorganisms, making it a suitable choice for use in outdoor environments.

Yellow MDPE Pipe:

Yellow MDPE pipes are used for gas distribution. The yellow colour indicates that the pipe is suitable for carrying natural gas or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas). These pipes are often used in gas distribution networks, industrial applications and in domestic gas supply systems. In conclusion, MDPE pipes are available in a range of colours, each of which serves a specific purpose in the drainage industry. By understanding the different colours and their applications, it is possible to select the right pipe for a particular application, ensuring that it is safe, efficient, and effective