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DIRECT TAPPING TIPS

This PVC Pipe News article shares advice on tapping PVC pressure pipe from John McConnell.  Mr. McConnell runs the training facility at the City of Calgary in Alberta.  The article is entitled, "Common Sense and Uncommon Insight, Tapping Tips from a Real Expert."  

installation guide

This Uni-Bell Technical Publication (UNI-PUB-9) provides guidance on installing PVC pressure pipe.

PROPER BELL AND SPIGOT ASSEMBLY

Article and picture outlines procedure to assemble bell and spigot PVC pipe and benefits of a proper installation. 

SADDLE TAPPING BASICS

One page review of proper saddle tapping and some lessons based on over 30 years of experience.

tapping guide

This Uni-Bell Technical Publication (UNI-PUB-8) provides guidance on the proper tools and procedures for tapping PVC pressure pipe. It discusses direct taps, saddle taps, and taps through a sleeve and valve.

 

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