Humes reinforced concrete pipes (RCPs) are manufactured across 10 factories around Australia to AS/NZS 4058:2007 Precast concrete pipes (pressure and non-pressure). The scope of this EPD is for RCPs used in non-pressure stormwater drainage applications only. Humes RCPs are manufactured with steel reinforced concrete and are available in a wide range of diameters, lengths and with varying strengths. Humes RCPs have a reference service life (RSL) of 100 years when installed in accordance with AS/NZS 3725:2007 Design for installation of buried concrete pipes.
This EPD covers life cycle stages A1-5, B3-4, C1-4 and D. This EPD covers the processes that occur in as many of the products life cycle stages as could be effectively modelled. The geographical scope of this EPD covers all regions of Australia.Digital EPD