Bill Godwin #4 Irrigation Pipe & Fittings Solvents Wed Jan 27
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Bill Godwin #4 Irrigation Pipe & Fittings Solvents Wed Jan 27 Bill Godwin #4 Irrigation Pipe & Fittings Solvents Wed Jan 27 Document Transcript

  • R ead This B ook and D irections on the C an. M uch of this i nformation is well known to e xperienced i nstallers. I f that’s y ou, Please read about it one more time... SOLV-3P-1006 A ssemble M aterials N eeded. C ut P ipe S quare. Saw & miter box wheel CUTTER 90° ✔C heck p rimer & C ement Expiration d ates. e xpose p arts to the o pen a ir for an h our in order to a cclimate t hem to the local A lways use the proper tools for cutting w eather conditions. P rovide Protection PVC Pipe, such as a S aw & Miter B ox, Wheel from excessively HOT or Extremely COLD c utter or a Pipe C utter. T hese tools Environments. insure a square (90°) cut. ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006
  • R emove B urrs and B evel o utside r im. C lean P ipe and F ittings. c arefully B evel p ipe with f ile. OR: Use Deburring and Beveling tools. Wipe off all j oining s urfaces 10° - 15° with a c lean, dry rag. D ust, Dirt, Grease (even fingerprints) D E-Burr with a k nife or D e-Burring t ool and Moisture can interfere with the and bevel edges to 10°- 15° so the p ipe will penetration and bonding properties of f it s nugly into s ocket. primer and solvent cement. C heck Full Interference Fit U se the C orrect A pplicator D ry F it . ½ Socket Depth S ize for the j ob. Socket Depth Net Fit Socket Depth Rough End-Cut Use an applicator at least 1/2 the size of pipe. Loose Fit A good fit is insured when using ASTM Standards and Code approvals. ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006
  • A pply P rimer * A pply S OLVENT C EMENT F itting p ipe f itting ( p ipe f itting P IPE) While the primer is still wet and... W ork into Surface to s often. solvent cement Wet Primer ✔C heck P enetration. Without Softening, Most solvent Cements will not bond properly. ...work cement onto pipe using a circular use 2 to 3 thick coats. motion. F ollow with a thin coat in the fitting, Repeat. K eep applicator in can *primer.Cements are “one-step” and requireSome Some This type of cement is used with no when not in use. CPVC, abs and styrene plastics. ...W ork q uickly ! A ssemble i mmediately — s olvents q uickly e vaporate. Wet Primer 45 Don’t let c ement p uddle i nside f ittings or r un d own i nside the p ipe. u se of the proper applicator will speed up your work and help lay down a generous and even coat of solvent A dditional h olding or R estraint of p ipe primer and cement. may be required on l arger s izes. ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006 View slide
  • ...W hile c ement is s till w et, r emove e xcess c ement. P ush and T wist (1/4 Turn) ( U se D isposable M aterial ) s ocket on to p ipe U ntil it b ottoms o ut. hold parts together for about 30 seconds to avoid push-out. 45 I f left on e xposed p ipe, the s oftening e ffect of excess Don’t let go! Keep pressure on pipe solvent could p ermanently and fitting until cement sets. See page 26 distort or weaken p ipe. recommended set schedules. F lush E ntrapped S olvent C ement v apors. w ait for j oints to s et S olvents evaporate through the s ystem and before d isturbing. walls, s oftening both p ipe and f ittings. S ome s oftening will r emain until s olvents have fully e vaporated. F ill w ith w ater and t horoughly f lush Before capping off or closing. Avoid pressurization of system until See page 26 for adequately cured. If there is a strong recommended cure times. smell of solvents in the piping, vapors are being generated. ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006 View slide
  • A fter c ement has s et, S nake p ipe to carefully lay a ssembly in allow for T hermal f inal p osition... e xpansion/ c ontraction. ...and don’t drop it! L ay the pipe in a slight s-curve. Do Not lay it perfectly straight . S hade p ipe with b ackfill. w ait for f ull c ure... Remember... j oint s ize, e xtreme t emperature ( h ot or C old) and h umidity all have an effect on s olvent c ement c ure t imes. Leave all Joints exposed. See page 26 for recommended cure times . ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006
  • B ring s ystem u p to i ts P ressure t est s ystem... o perating T emperature Do Not Use C ompressed b efore t esting. a ir or g as. WARNING: Do not use compressed air or gas to test any PVC or CPVC thermoplastic piping product or system, and do not use devices propelled by compressed air or gas to clear the systems. These practices may result in explosive fragmentation of system piping and components causing bodily injury or death. This can be done by... All air must be bled from the system during the initial fluid fill. Pressure 1) Shading with back fill testing of the system must not be made until all solvent cement joints have properly cured. Initial pressure testing must be made at approximately 10% of 2) Fill system with water of correct tempurature the system hydrostatic pressure rating to identify potential problems prior to testing at higher pressures. 3) Letting the system “settle in” overnight For T hreaded C onnections... I f You M ust Use T ape, Use It Correctly... Apply to Male Threads only wrap in direction of threads. Use Only 2 or 3 wraps. Spears® Hold end and pull tape Recommends the tight into threads. use of BLUE 75™ Thread Sealant. S tress Always cover end of C racks fitting at the start to prevent thread seizing prior to proper joint makeup . u se of i ncompatible p aste s ealants NEVER c ombine T ape and p aste! may result in s tress c racking in p lastic p ipe and f ittings. ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006
  • T hread f itting o nto p ipe f inger t ight. + i to 2 turns ... O n a j ob w ell d one. S pears ® M anufacturing C ompany considers your safety, the quality of its products and the clarity of its assembly instructions to be critically important. Consequently, U se a c ommercial s trap w rench Spears ® offers data sheets, videos and training for those who wish to expand their to add no more than two turns knowledge and skills with solvent cement to the fitting joining methods. S et and c ure t ime s chedules. SPEARS® MANUFACTURING COMPANY Average Initial Set Schedule For PVC/CPVC Solvent Cements** Temperature Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes CORPORATE OFFICE Range ½” to 1-¼ 1-½” to 2” 2-½” to 8” 10” to 15” 15”+ 15853 Olden St., Sylmar, CA 91342 60°- 100°F 2 Minutes 5 Minutes 30 Minutes 2 Hours 4 Hours PO Box 9203, Sylmar, CA 91392 40 °- 60 °F 5 Minutes 10 Minutes 2 Hours 8 Hours 16 Hours 0°- 40°F 10 Minutes 15 Minutes 12 Hours 24 Hours 48 Hours (818) 364-1611 • www.spearsmfg.com NOTE: Initial set schedule is the necessary time to allowbefore thr joint can be carefully handled. In damp or humid weather allow 50% more set time. (** These figures are estimates based on our laboratory tests using water; extended set times are required for PACIFIC SOUTHWEST UTAH chemical applications. Due to the many variables in the field, these figures should be used as a general guide only. 15860 Olden St. 5395 West 1520 South Sylmar (Los Angeles), CA 91342 Salt Lake City, UT 84104 Average Joint Cure Schedule for PVC/CPVC Solvent Cements†† (818) 364-1611 • (800) 862-1499 (303) 371-9430 • (800) 777-4154 Relative Cure Time Cure Time Cure Time Cure Time Cure Time Fax (818) 367-3014 Fax (303) 375-9546 Humidity 60% Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes Pipe Sizes or Less ½” to 1-¼” 1-½” to 2” 2-½” to 8” 10” to 15 ” 15” + Tempature range above above above ROCKY MOUNTAIN SOUTH CENTRAL up to up to up to up to up to 4880 Florence St. 4250 Patriot Dr. Suite 300 during assembly 160 to 160 to 160 to 160 psi 160 psi 160 psi 100 psi 100 psi and cure periods 370 psi 315 psi 315 psi Denver, CO 80238 Grapevine (Dallas), TX 76051-2317 60°- 100°F 15 min 6 hrs 30 min 12hrs 1½ hrs 24 hrs 48 hrs 72 hrs (303) 371-9430 • (800) 777-4154 (972) 691-4003 • (800) 441-1437 40 °- 60 °F 20 min 12 hrs 45 min 24 hrs 4 hrs 48 hrs 96 hrs 6 days Fax (303) 375-9546 Fax (972) 691-4404 0°- 40°F 30 min 48 hrs 1 hour 96 hrs 72 hrs 8 days 8 days 14 days NOTE: Joint cure schedule is the necessary time to allow before pressurizing system. In damp or humid weather NORTHEAST FLORIDA allow 50% more cure time. 590 Industrial Dr. Suite 100 9563 Parksouth Court (††These figures are estimates based on our laboratory tests. Due to the many variables in the field, these figures Lewisberry (Harrisburg), PA should be used as a general guide only.) Orlando, FL 32837 17339-9532 (407) 843-1960 • (800) 327-6390 Average Number of Joints per Quart of Cement* (717) 938-8844 • (800) 233-0275 Fax (407) 425-3563 Pipe Diameter ½” ¾” 1” 1½” 2” 3” 4” 6” 8” 10” 12” 15” 18” Fax (717) 938-6547 Number of 300 200 125 90 60 40 30 10 5 2-3 1-2 ¾” ½” Joints MIDWEST SOUTHEAST (*These figures are estimates based on our laboratory tests. Due to the many variables in the field, these figures should be used as a general guide only.) 1 Gateway Ct . Suite A 4205 Newpoint Pl. Suite 100 Bolingbrook (Chicago), IL 60440 Lawrenceville (Atlanta), GA 30043 NOT FOR USE WITH COMPRESSED AIR OR GAS (630) 759-7529 • (800) 662-6330 (678) 985-1263 • (800) 662-6326 Fax (630) 759-7515 Fax (678) 985-5642 WARNING: Do not use compressed air or gas to test any PVC or CPVC thermoplastic piping product or system, and do not use devices propelled by compressed air or gas to clear the systems. These practices may result in explosive fragmentation of system piping and components causing bodily NORTHWEST INTERNATIONAL SALES injury or death. 4103 C St. NE Suite 200 15853 Olden St. Auburn (Seattle), WA 98002 Sylmar (Los Angeles), CA 91342 All air must be bled from the system during the initial fluid fill. Pressure testing of the system must (253) 939-4433 • (800) 347-7327 (818) 364-1611 • Fax (818) 898-3774 not be made until all solvent cement joints have properly cured. Initial pressure testing must be made at approximately 10% of the system hydrostatic pressure rating to identify potential problems Fax (253) 939-7557 prior to testing at higher pressures. ©Copyright 2006 Spears® Manufacturing Company All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America 10/06 SOLV-3P_1006