Hydrogen test bed – plastic pipe network

December 2nd, 2021

R&D Focus Areas:
Pipeline and network operations, Pipeline materials and performance, Pipeline design and integrity management

Lead Organisation:
Deakin University

Future Fuels CRC


Start date:
March 2020

Project summary description:
This project implements a dedicated hydrogen field test bed to enable long-term compatibility of typical gas distribution network components to be evaluated. A specific focus of this project is to evaluate the impact of hydrogen on the performance of junctions and welds which are currently used by the industry.

A video of the testbed under construction can be downloaded here.

Further information:
RP3.1-07 Hydrogen test bed – plastic pipe network


Reviewed: May 2024