Pipe Centre

A forum for society, industry and academia that tackles issues and problems relating to pipe and pipe systems.

The Pipe Centre offers a variety of services that range from testing, evaluation and assistance with certification, to troubleshooting and R&D in materials, products and their use in pipe systems. Pipe Centre's efforts in research  will lead to a deeper understanding and knowledge and also to more durable economical and environmentally friendly products and pipe systems. Pipe Centre’s laboratories are accredited to carry out a wide range of test methods.


We perform tests on all types of hoses for any purpose, such as testing and certification of fire hoses. Testing under manufacturers' own technical provisions of the hoses in vehicles, industrial processes, etc.Read more...

Functionally stable piping systems

The department of Building Technology and Mechanics in Gothenburg is one of Sweden's leading institutions for research into the durability of buried distribution systems for district heating and cooling, gas and water. Read more...

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Durable piping systems


Contact Persons

Pär Liljestrand

Phone: +46 10 516 58 08

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Phone 010-516 50 00, E-mail info@ri.se

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