This article offers the design engineer and the contractor a few general guidelines.
PVC Pressure Fittings are available to provide the utility/consulting engineer a complete corrosion free installation. The brochure gives an overview of PVC pressure fittings.
Straight alignment is a key criterion for a successful design and installation. The second criterion is to have firm support for the fittings and the lateral.
This Uni-Bell technical bulletin summarizes installation guidelines for risers.
One page review of proper saddle tapping and some lessons based on over 30 years experience.
This Uni-Bell technical publication (UNI-PUB-8) discusses the proper tools and procedures for tapping PVC pressure pipe, and deals with direct taps, saddle taps, and taps through a sleeve and valve.