In The Field Training Tips

Ductile iron can be welded successfully to produce welds that have mechanical properties comparable to those of the base iron. As with any base material, the success of welding Ductile iron pipe depends on suitable equipment, correct procedures, qualified welders, and effective quality control procedures.

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Ask an Expert

DIPRA's regional engineers are glad to answer your questions about the use and specification of Ductile iron pipe. They offer many services that utilities and consultants find useful.

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Technical Publications

DIPRA offers a full range of technical publications such as:

  • Field Welding and Cutting Ductile Iron Pipe
  • Guidelines for Pressure Cleaning the Internal Diameter of Ductile Iron Pipe
  • Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe (Available in English, French, and Spanish)
  • Polyethylene Encasement Installation Guide

Seminars & Webinars

The DIPRA Regional Engineers will provide onsite seminars or online webinars to make sure you and your staff have current information on Ductile iron pipe.

Lectures & Industry Speaking Encasements

DIPRA Regional Engineers often speak at some of the water industry’s top events. Click here to see where we will be.