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PVC PIPE SUPPORT > INSTALLATION > TAPPING & CONNECTIONS
Contractor's Corner: Let's Talk Risers

This article offers the design engineer and the contractor a few general guidelines.

PVC PRESSURE FITTINGS

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. 

Recommendations for Risers and Solutions for Services

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.

RISER INSTALLATION

This Uni-Bell technical bulletin summarizes installation guidelines for risers. 

SADDLE TAPPING BASICS

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

Tapping Guide

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. 

 

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