CASTING The saddle body is cast from 85-5-5-5 waterworks bronze in accordance with AWWA C800 and ASTM B 62. Threads can either be National Pipe Thread (NPT) also referred to as IP threads or AWWA CC threads.
GASKETS Gaskets are made from Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) compounded for water and sewer service and a tolerance of petroleum products in accordance with ASTM D 2000 MBC 610, and NSF 61 Certified Other compounds available for special applications.
STRAP Silicon bronze per ASTM B 96, 0.093" thick by 2" wide to spread out clamping forces on the pipe. GMAW welds using silicon bronze filler rod.
BOLTS Silicon bronze per ASTM B 98, 5/8-11 National Coarse roll thread.
NUTS Heavy Hex silicon bronze per Alloy Number C65100, 5/8-11 National Coarse.