Ductile Iron Fitting Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating Procedure

For the Purpose of Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) material approval Laboratory testing explanation for Fusion Bonded Epoxy 250 microns Coating of Ductile Iron Pipe Fittings & Valves. The paint material referred to in this post is suitable for contact with wholesome water for domestic purposes having met the requirements of BS6920-1:2000 and/or 2014 ‘Suitability … Read more

Flange Jointing Procedure for Ductile Iron Fitting

  Flange Jointing Procedure for Ductile Iron Pipe Fittings is explained here. Easy jointing Procedure for Flange Pipes: Clean the faces of the flanges for any dirt or particles of foreign matter. Inspect the gasket for any damage or manufacturing defect. Align the pipe properly and position the gasket between the flanges. Keep the gap … Read more

Instruction For Cement Mortar Lining Repair Of Ductile Iron Fittings

  Instruction for cement mortar lining repair of (DI) Ductile Iron Pipe Fittings If possible position the pipe with the damaged area at invert levels. Carefully chip out the damaged lining. Undercut the edges of the surrounding sound lining to from a key for the repair. Clean away all the loose debris. Thoroughly wet the … Read more

Cast Iron and Ductile Iron Pipes Unloading Procedure

  Mishandling can damage the CI/DI pipes, especially the protective coating, internal cement lining and may also damage the jointing surfaces/flanges. Mobile cranes shall be used for unloading and stacking the pipes. The hooks to be used to lift the pipes should be wrapped with rubber pad, layers of cycle tyre/tube/jute/cotton to avoid cement lining … Read more