Transition fittings are designed to connect to an MDPE pipe via electrofusion and allow threaded imperial fittings to be joined.
MDPE electrofusion fittings are designed with built-in electric heating elements which are heated in order to weld pipe systems together. When the voltage is running through the fitting, the heater coils melt the inside of the fitting and the outside of the pipe wall, welding together the pipework and producing a very strong homogenous joint.
Each fitting is supplied individually bagged.
PE100 polyethylene, brass threads
BS EN1555, BS EN12201, WIS 4-32-14, WIS 4-32-15
16 bar (excluding Lightfit)
4mm terminal pins supplied
Basic Fitting Guidelines:
It is always important to read the manufacturer's instructions on how to use MDPE electrofusion fittings. The following procedure is a guideline only and involves the following basic steps:
Thoroughly clean and dry the pipework to be joined.
Insert the pipework into the electrofusion fitting.
Run the required voltage through the fitting for the specified time.
Stop the current and leave the assembly to cool for specified time.
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