butt fusion

butt fusion

[′bət ‚fyü·zhən]
(engineering)
The joining of two pieces of plastic or metal pipes or sheets by heating the ends until they are molten and then pressing them together to form a homogeneous bond.

butt fusion

A method of joining plastic pipe, sheet, or other similar forms of a thermoplastic resin wherein the two ends to be joined are heated to the molten state and then rapidly pressed together to form a homogeneous bond.
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PolyTest is a field inspection system designed for volumetric non-destructive testing of butt fusion and electrofusion joints in polyethylene (PE) pipes.
Butt fusion produces a double-roll melt bead on the outside and inside of the pipe.
The Series 2 allows for butt fusion of most fittings without special holders or removal of the outer jaw.
These pipes can be joined by means of heating element butt fusion as well as electro socket fusion.
Rothenberger has a complete rangeof Butt Fusion products available for pipes up to 1,200mm.
The project team, involving 17 organisations from seven countries, is currently developing and validating inspection equipment and techniques for both butt fusion (BF) and electrofusion (EF) joints in polyethylene (PE) pipes.
You are supplying both electro fusion and butt fusion fittings and equipment.
Butt fusion with itself and other MDPE and HDPE pipes reportedly is easily performed with commercial fusion equipment following the PPI TR-33 Generic Butt Fusion Joining Procedure.
Halar is available in Butt Fusion fittings and can be welded using the company's IR joining equipment.
11 the effect of cooling time is illustrated: The creep strengths of the fusion zones were equal to or better than that of the butt fusion zone at every position.
Company has expanded its Sigma Natural Polypropylene (PP-n) Piping System to include butt fusion fittings and valves suitable for use with the newest generation of Bead and Crevice Free (BCF-n) fusion technology.