Pipes manufactured by The India Hume Pipe Co Ltd are in accordance with IS 458: 2003 and is used as non pressure pipe with NP1, NP2, NP3 and NP4 class.
Precast concrete pipes, popularly known as hume pipes were introduced in India by The India Hume Pipe Co Ltd as early as 1926. This pipe material, because of its inherent properties such as durability, strength, economy, etc. soon found acceptance and still enjoys the confidence of various government departments in their sewerage, irrigation and roadways projects.
These superior quality pipes are produced by the centrifugal spinning process discovered by Walter Hume of Australia and hence popularised as hume pipes.
These pipes are manufactured in accordance with IS 458: 2003 and is used as non pressure pipe with NP1, NP2, NP3 and NP4 class based on the external load carrying capacity of the pipe. Hume/ RCC pipes are manufactured in diameter range from 80 mm to 2,600 mm. The standard length of the pipe is 2.5 m.