PE is the most widely used in pipeline systems for assembly of buried gas and water piping. This material also offers many advantages in domestic installations and industrial piping systems.
Butt fusion jointing method, the fusion areas of the pipes and fittings are heated to fusion temperature and joined by means of mechanical pressure, without using additional materials. A homogeneous joint results. Butt fusion must only be carried out with fusion jointing machines which allow the jointing pressure to be regulated. Details of the requirements for machines and equipment used for fusion jointing thermoplastics are contained in DVS 2208 Part 1.
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