This guide is the most concise and authoritative available for the installation of PVC gasket-joint pressure and non-pressure pipes and fittings. Written and sponsored by the Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association, it contains up-to-date information and comes complete with practical associated tables and figures that will help users to be more effective and efficient at installing PVC piping systems. This work provides preferred methods of installation based on field experience, published reports, and other industry sources.
The guide’s unique, easy-to-use reversible-book format provides two valuable guides in one—for working on water pipes or sewer pipes—making it easy for readers to quickly access the specific information they are seeking, be it on the job, in training, or studying for certification.
Benefits of the Guide
The Contractor’s Guide provides value to several stakeholders:
- Contractors—Following this work’s recommendations can improve job efficiency, reduce potential pipeline problems, and help ensure maximum performance.
- Owners—Proper installation helps ensure the maximum service life for piping systems.
- Workers (Training)—This guide can serve as a reference prior to undertaking a pipeline project.
- Workers (Certification)—In jurisdictions where installers are required to be certified, this work can serve as an invaluable study resource.
PVC Sewer Pipe Installation: Introduction; Receiving and Handling; The Trench; Installation and Assembly; Fittings; Service Connections; Sewer Laterals; Backfilling and Tamping; Testing of Sewers; Special Installations (PVC Pressure and Non-Pressure Pipe); Useful Information. PVC Water Pipe Installation: Introduction; Receiving and Handling; The Trench; Installation and Assembly; Fittings; Thrust Restraint; Service Taps; Backfilling and Tamping; Testing and Disinfecting; Special Installations; Additional Resources.
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: 12th July 2019
Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24
Weight (kg): 0.34