compression joint


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compression joint

1.Any joint formed by a fitting designed to join piping or tubing by means of pressure.
2. A joint having cup-shaped threaded nuts which, when tightened, compress tapered sleeves so they form a tight joint along the periphery of the tubing they connect.
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"Compression Joints for Vitrified Clay Pipe and Fittings" are outlined in ASTM C425.
518-00000 Bridge Compression Joint Sealer 448.000 LF
Shut-off water supply: If a compression joint is destroyed, it will need to be replaced.
You can use copper supply pipes, connected with soldered or compression joints, or plastic pipes that are usually connected with push-fitjoints.
If you are planning plumbing jobs buy two adjustable spanners, especially if you are using compression joints. The head should be 200mm to ensure the spanner is large enough for most plumbing jobs.
Tenders are invited for Work includes approx 197 CY fill, seal & abandon existing sewers (12" and larger); 1,000 CY special excavation; 73 LF 12" conduit, type "B"; 18 LF 15" conduit, type "B"; 66 LF 18" conduit, type "B"; 461 LF 36" conduit, type "B", 263 LF 12" conduit, type "C", 62 LF 15" conduit, type "C", 111 LF 18" conduit type "C"; 199 LF 36" conduit, type "C"; 84 LF 48" conduit, type "C"; 277 LF 66" conduit, type "C"; 163 LF 48" conduit type "G" with compression joints - jack & bore, video taping of installed sewers
There's more to the usual chatter about ubends, copper pipe and compression joints when Gary Moran dishes out instructions to Liam O'Neill in their plumbing offices.
Rather than flicking through the tabloids, switching on his iPod or joining the back-of-the-coach card school, the midfielder is engrossed in capillary joints, leaking glands and compression joints.
Nor do compression joints and flare joints, which rely on mated soft metals molding tightly to one another.
A number of firms - Harris Biological Supplies, Compression Joints, Philip Harris and Concargo among others - took the bait and went west.
Ensure correct radiographic procedures are followed and results are reviewed; and x-ray (1) tension joints 100% and (2) compression joints 25% each joint.
30 m stainless steel pipes dn 15 - dn 32 as compression joints, for service water, drinking water and prt pipes, including fittings and fittings - commissioning and trial operation - workshop planning, documentation, etc.