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What is a Plasson fitting?
Plasson Compression fittings have revolutionised the way Polyethylene (PE) pipes are connected. They are designed to suit applications, such as water supply, agriculture, landscape irrigation, telecommunications and wastewater.
Do you need inserts for MDPE pipe?
Most water utilities say they are not needed.
What size is Alkathene pipe?
All sizes come in coils of 25 metre, 50 metre and 100 metre coils. MDPE pipe is sometimes referred to as, alkathene pipe, pe pipe, water pipe, poly pipe, blue water pipe and pe80 pipe….Blue Mains Water Pipe.
|Pipe Size Outside Diameter (mm)
|Pipe Size Inside Diameter (mm)
Can you use compression fittings on MDPE?
Compression fittings are one of the most popular ways to connect MDPE, are quick and simple to install, and suitable for both above ground (black HDPE) and below ground (blue MDPE) cold water systems.
Can you use brass compression fittings on MDPE?
Mdpe pipes work with brass compression fittings.
Is Alkathene the same as MDPE?
Blue and black MDPE products for water supply may also be referred to as alkathene, which was a commercial name for polyethylene first introduced by ICI in the 1930s. Today it is more commonly known as MDPE.
What is the external diameter of 20mm MDPE pipe?
The following MDPE pipe specifications are used throughout the world: MDPE 20mm (Outside Diameter – 20mm, Inside Diameter – 15.4mm) MDPE 25mm (Outside Diameter – 25mm, Inside Diameter – 20.4mm)
Can you bury MDPE fittings?
Blue water supply MDPE should be laid in a trench at a depth of at least 750mm (measured from the pipe crown), but no more than 1350mm, from the finished ground level and at least 350mm away from other utilities (such as gas or electricity).
Can you use push fit on mains water?
Connecting water to the mains MDPE is the most common material used for robust, heavy-duty requirements, making our MDPE push fit fittings perfect for underground trenches and connecting mains water supplies to homes.
How can you tell PP from HDPE?
HDPE has a low degree of polymer chain branching. PP has a high degree of polymer chain branching compared to HDPE. The transparency of HDPE is low. The transparency of PP is high.
Why choose Plasson water pipe fittings?
Water Pipe Fittings. Plasson is a world leader in water distribution technology supplying one of the largest ranges available of Water Pipe Fittings and Valves. Plasson Water Pipe Fittings – The Benefits: Largest range available WRAS approved and WRc tested Excellent quality World class reputation Plasson Company History The Plasson story began…
What are plasscom plasscom fittings?
PLASSON PlassCom fittings are designed specially for PE cable ducts offering innovative features dedicated to the specific needs of cable duct installations. The transparent body assures that the PE pipe has reached the pipe stop and the cable has passed through.
What sizes do the 60125 Plasson pipe shears come in?
MDPE Water Pipe Shears 60125 Plasson Pipe Shears are available in two sizes 20-32mm and 20-63mm. Picture for Illustration Purposes Only
What are pex2pex™ fittings?
PLASSON’s new and innovative fitting line, Pex2Pex™, crosslinked PE ElectroFusion fittings have been designed to connect PEX pipes in applications where elevated temperatures exist. Our new 2021 price catalogue is now here! more…