Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) Spun / Hume Pipes are generally used for water drainage,sewerage,culverts and irrigation. RCC Pipes are very much preferred for such usage because they are leak proof, are easily repairable and are non-reactive to sewerage toxins. Concrete Pipes has been estimated to easily last around 100 years and as such they are fit and forget solution which is why they are preferred over other materials for such usage. In India they are mostly in demand from Public Health Engg.Dept., Public Words Dept., Agriculture and Forest Dept., National Highways (NHAI), Environment Engg. Dept and Municipal Corporation etc. RCC Spun Pipes are classified as pressure and non-pressure pipes. viz NP1, NP2, NP3, P1, P2, P3 for use in specific conditions. RCC Hume Pipes are made from cement, course and fine aggregate, sand, mild steel and HT Rods and bars.
RCC Spun/Hume Pipes have been used around the world since 1926. RCC Hume Pipe,so called because it was developed by Sir Walter Hume from Australia in 1910. Nowadays it is being used around the world for various purposes mentioned above such as sewarages lines, drainage, culverts etc.