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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This study shows that bimodal PE 2708 materials have even better resistance to slow crack growth not only for control pipe, but also for pipe with butt fusion notches and pipe with defects to simulate the effects of post production damage.
090-inch butt fusion reducer made from a PE 2406 material.
The Polyfusion 10 sheet welder from Ritmo America is said by the company to weld PE, PP, PVC and PVDF sheets by butt fusion.
Although LDCs use both methods, butt fusion is currently the one most commonly performed.
road restoration of 110 mm to 355 mm HDPE PE 100 and PN 6 Conforming to IS 4984 1995 and 350 mm to 400 mm DI K 7 as per IS 8329 2000 having total length 56097 m with Suitable butt fusion welding joints complete with up to date amendments for distribution Network from various OHTs in SHAJAPUR Municipal area
There is a growing need for premium butt fusion equipment and productivity solutions in industries from gas to mining to water to alternative power systems.
Many fabricators will design the fittings out of heavier wall thickness and taper machine the inside diameter of the pipe so that the butt fusion occurs on equal wall thicknesses.
Pipe sections can be pre-assembled by butt fusion or joined together one at a time as needed.
road restoration of 90 mm to 355 mm HDPE PE 100 and PN 6 Conforming to IS 4984 1995 having total length 48071 m with Suitable butt fusion welding joints complete with up to date amendments for distribution Network from various OHTs in KOTMA Municipal area The work also includes house connection comprising of water meter
Commonly associated with HDPE, the butt fusion process starts by "facing" or shaving the pipe ends simultaneously so that they can be joined together with heat lo create a continuous, sealed pipeline.
Also, standard squeeze-off tool DR 11 gap stops cannot be used, different metal insert stiffeners are required, and butt fusion fittings may not always be available.
Tenders are invited for Work of Providing laying AND jointing including excavations of pipe trenches bedding refilling testing commissioning AND trial run incl road restoration of 110 mm to 140 mm HDPE PE 100 AND PN 6 Conforming to IS 4984 1995 having total length 11300 m with Suitable butt fusion welding joints complete with up to date amendments for distribution Network from various OHTs in AGAR Municipal area Trial AND Maintenance of 1 Years from the date of successful completion of the work