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Butt fusion heating and cooling times DVS 2207-11

August 20th, 2020

 202008A – AQTTB   Date Issued: 12-Aug-2020   The standard referenced for butt fusion of polypropylene pipe, DVS 2207-11, was updated in 2017 to provide for reduced heating and cooling times. During the revision process, these changes were not evaluated for multi-layer, faser-composite (MF) pipes. Aquatherm has now completed the testing and evaluation of these changes and Read More

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Aquatherm UV Protection

April 15th, 2020

201311A-AQTTB Date Issued: 18 November 2013 Last Revised: 12 February 2020 Prolonged exposure to UV radiation will discolor bare PP-R pipe and could weaken the polymer over time. In order to prevent this damage, suitable measures must be taken. As stated in the Aquatherm catalog, the ideal solution for installing PP-R in an exposed outdoor Read More

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Aquatherm Threaded Adapter Fitting Installation Guidelines

December 18th, 2019

201912A – AQTTB Date Issued: 12 December 2019 Aquatherm offers a wide range of threaded transitions to connect with non-fusible system components. These transitions have a machined brass or stainless-steel threaded insert molded into the PP-R base for maximum strength. The brass transition components are lead-free (<0.25% Pb) in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Read More

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Aquatherm Water Testing

May 30th, 2019

201905A – AQTTB Date Issued: 24 May 2019.  Revised: 11 Aug. 2020 When using PP-R piping in a domestic hot water recirculating (DHWR) system which contains copper tubing or copper components, and in some cases adding PP-R to a copper tube hot water supply system, the level of copper in the water should be tested Read More

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AQUATHERM TECHNICAL ANNOUNCEMENT – PART NUMBER CHANGE

August 10th, 2018

AQUATHERM TECHNICAL ANNOUNCEMENT Part Number Change Date issued: 8 August 2018 The part number for 4” (125 mm) SDR 17.6 Blue Pipe MF has been changed due to the new lengths of pipe coming from Germany. Old Part number = 2570126 (4m)13 ft, lengths New Part Number = 2570128 (5.8 m) 19 ft. lengths Please Read More

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DISCONTINUANCE OF PART NUMBERS

August 23rd, 2017

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201408E-AQTTB Date issued: 23 August 2017 Discontinuance of Part numbers This is to inform you that the part numbers 0050950 through 0050960 have been discontinued and will no longer be offered. There are some items still in stock, but they are running out quickly and will not be re-stocked. Below is a cut Read More

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FLUSHING AQUATHERM PIPING SYSTEMS

March 3rd, 2017

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201702A-AQTTB Date issued: 3 March 2017 All piping systems, regardless of their intended medium, should be flushed thoroughly after installation. Flushing the piping system removes particles and debris that tends to accumulate in the piping system upon installation. Particles include shavings and bits and pieces of pipe that are the result of installing Read More

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AQUATHERM IN CONCRETE

February 8th, 2017

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201207F-AQTTB Date issued: 16 July 2012 Buried pipe in concrete floors, walls, masonry and plaster This is to confirm that Aquatherm Green Pipe, Blue Pipe, and Red Pipe and fittings manufactured from fusiolen PP‐R can be installed or buried in concrete floors, walls, chased masonry or plaster without incurring any damage to the Read More

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CHEMICAL COMPATIBILITY INQUIRIES

January 30th, 2017

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201701A-AQTTB Rev. 1 Date issued: 20 Jan. 2017   Revised: 11 Aug. 2020  Aquatherm pipe is a great solution to chemical transport for many different chemicals that, often times, are not able to be transported by other piping materials.   In order to evaluate whether or not a particular chemical may be transported through Read More

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BUTT FUSION PARTS FOR 4” (125 MM) PIPE

September 16th, 2016

Date Issued: 9 Sept. 2016 Aquatherm is proud to announce the availability of new 4” (125 mm) butt fusion parts. These parts are manufactured in the Linden, UT pre-fab shop. The parts are available now to order and appear in the QCE (Quick Check Estimator) on the Aquatherm website www.aquatherm.com. These parts are available in SDR Read More

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