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Aquatherm in Concrete

February 8th, 2017

201207F – AQTTB Date Issued: 16 July 2012 Buried pipe in concrete floors, walls, masonry and plaster Aquatherm Green Pipe, Blue Pipe and Red Pipe and fittings manufactured from fusiolen PP‐R or RP (RCT) can be installed or buried in concrete floors, walls, chased masonry or plaster without incurring any damage to the pipe itself. 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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Aquatherm Ball Valve Installation Notes

September 16th, 2016

201609A – AQTTB Date Issued: 9 September 2016 Aquatherm polypropylene ball valves have been used on projects for many years. They are a reliable ball valve, easy to install and easy to use. The following information is meant to help install the ball valves correctly. This applies to the polypropylene ball valves numbers 0041488 -00414004 Read More

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FREEZE PROTECTION OF AQUATHERM PIPING

June 23rd, 2016

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201606B – AQTTB Date issued: 23 June 2016 Aquatherm piping is considered to be freeze‐tolerant, meaning that it should not rupture if accidentally allowed to freeze. The pipe will rupture and break if exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles. However, it is also not intended that Aquatherm pipes will be installed in a location Read More

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LARGE BALL VALVES WITH BOLT KITS

June 14th, 2016

Date Issued: 13 June 2016: Aquatherm NA previously introduced bolt/gasket kits for the large ball valves (3”, 4”, and 6”) in an announcement issued on 14 May 2015. As noted in the announcement, the gaskets are EPDM, full-faced gasket to fit the valve as required. The bolts are zinc-plated steel with washers to fit each Read More

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AQUATHERM RED PIPE AND NFPA 24-2013

June 13th, 2016

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201606A-AQTTB Date issued: 9 June 2016 With regard to the use of Aquatherm red pipe at a location within the scope of NFPA 24, “Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances”, the standard allows for equivalency when a product is not explicitly noted in the table of piping materials (Sec. 1.4). Read More

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Electrofusion Couplings

March 30th, 2016

201603A – AQTTB Date Issued: 29 March 2016 Electrofusion is another technique for joining Aquatherm pipe (PP-R, RP(RCT))2. It entails using a coupling that is wound with heating element wires embedded in PP-R, which can be slipped over two ends of pipes to be joined. An electrical current is applied to the coupling causing heat Read More

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COLD RING SOCKET FUSION

March 30th, 2016

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201603B-AQTTB Date Issued: 29 March 2016 Aquatherm does not endorse the use of the cold ring and chamfer tools, but if their use is desired, Aquatherm does not object. The following are proper procedures for using the chamfer and cold ring tools for socket fusion. The chamfer tool is put on the end Read More

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FUSING AQUATHERM UV PIPING

March 30th, 2016

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: 201603C-AQTTB Date Issued: 29 March 2016 Aquatherm offers Ultraviolate (UV) resistant piping in SDR 7.4 MF Faser Green Pipe, SDR 7.4/SDR 11 MF Faser Blue Pipe, and SDR 17.6 MF Faser Blue Pipe. Each of these pipes have a black HDPE outer layer (approximately 1 mm thick) that covers the pipe offering protection Read More

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