Easy Branches : Avoid Pressure Derating for Fabricated Tees in Your Pipe System

Papers # 2014 Chicago

New types of saddle fittings enable convenient and economic ways of installing branches or vents on PE pipes. In conjunction with a gate valve, branches can even be installed without disrupting service, by "hot tapping" the main pipe. In addition, pipes with localized damage such as excessively deep scratches or scoring in the pipe wall, or even penetration damage, can be repaired using repair patches – without removing the damaged section and laboriously installing a new length of pipe.

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