Easy install guide: Metric Compression 75mm to 125mm

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HOW TO INSTALL RURAL FITTINGS

Install PLASSON 1/2” – 2” Rural Fittings in four easy steps:

Ensure the surface of the pipe being inserted is free of scratches and other imperfections

Ensure both the end of the pipe and the fitting itself are clean of sand, mud, stones, etc

Do not over tighten the nut – this can spread the nut cone and result in pull outs

When fittings are reused it is crucial to replace the grip ring to avoid pipe blow outs.

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PLASSON’S Universal Slip Repair Coupling can repair a variety of different pipes, sizes, or can join together two separate pipe materials. The pipe is quick and easy to fit and it can freely slide back and forth before being tightened in the desired position. The repair coupling provides a watertight seal within the system, with the seal compression increasing as the pressure increases.

This impressive design is built to last 50 years, providing high impact strength and stress resistance.

  • Suits a variety of plastic and metal pipe materials
  • Each fitting designed to fit a wide range of diameters
  • Zero force pipe insertion – can slide freely back and forth
  • Thick o-ring seal – compensates for poor pipe quality
  • Seal compression increases as pressure increases
  • Robust PP body and nut – high impact strength and stress resistance
  • Long sealing area – can bridge over damaged section or gap between pipes
  • Total reliability – PN16, designed to last 50 years Suitable for all cold water applications up to 45º

WATCH HOW TO INSTALL SLIP REPAIR COUPLINGS

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HOW TO INSTALL POLY-TO-COPPER FITTINGS

PLASSON Poly-to-Copper compression fittings are specially designed to connect new polyethylene pipe to traditional copper pipe work

These fittings have a copper nut at one end and a black nut at the other.  The copper nut connects to the copper pipe and the black nut to the polyethylene pipe.‍

How to install Poly-to-Copper fittings:

  • Prepare the pipe ends – cut straight, chamfer and lubricate
  • ‍Release copper nut half a turn‍
  • Place a witness mark 6 cms from deburred pipe end on 15mm (1/2”) and 7cms on 20mm (3/4”) copper tube‍
  • Insert lightly lubricated copper pipe until the witness mark on the pipe reaches the end of the nut‍
  • Firmly hand tighten and then a further ¾ turn using spanner or similar‍
  • Repeat process with black nut inserting into polyethylene pipe

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HOW TO INSTALL METRIC COMPRESSION FITTINGS

PLASSON Metric Compression fittings are one of the most reliable ways of connecting poly pipe.  The are engineered to deliver long-lasting PE pipe joins for residential, civil and commercial water and waste water pipelines.

PLASSON Metric Compression fittings have been connecting Australian poly pipelines for over 40 years.

Watch how to install metric compression fittings or follow the four steps below: