APPENDIX A: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR THE MANUFACTURER'S DATA
Study of Vinyl Sheet Piles for Long-term Applications
(Responses are requested to be sent by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org)
1. General: Name, address, tel no. fax no. e-mail address and website (if any) of the company.
2. Products: Commercial names/model nos. of the vinyl sheet pile products.
3. Raw materials for the vinyl sheet piles:
Please specify the PVC used is recycled/post industrial/or virgin
Any standards to which the raw material conforms, and how it is ensured.
If your company to ensure the quality and specifications of the raw materials performs
any tests please give details.
4. Manufacturing Process:
Describe the process for manufacturing the vinyl sheet piles from the raw materials.
Do you add any additives during the processing to manufacture the sheet piles.
If you add any additives do they modify the properties of the final physical and
mechanical properties of the PVC in the sheet pile any way. If so, what modifications
do you get.
5. Testing of Products:
What testing, if any, you perform on the manufactured sheet piles to make the products
conform to the declared specifications of your products. Please mention if those tests conform
to any ASTM or any other nationally recognized tests.
Please give the physical and mechanical specifications of each of your vinyl sheet pile
7. Historic Data
Date when was the first time your PVC sheet pile product marketed and then installed.
Have you changed the raw materials, composition including additives, manufacturing
process since the start time. If so, please comment on the changes.
Can you share the installation data of at least three of your old vinyl sheet piles
installations. If yes, please give the following:
7.3.1 Date of manufacture
7.3.2 Date of installation
7.3.3 Address of the installation
7.3.4 Names and Specifications of the products installed.
7.3.5 Functional requirements of the installation