Fabricated steel tapping sleeve for HDPE pipe. FTS423-H tapping sleeves uses special spring washers to help compensate for pipe contraction during temperature and pressure changes.
Manufactured in the USA.
USE To make a branch outlet.
SIZES 4" - 24"
OUTLET SIZES 3" - 10"
COMPATIBILITY For use on HDPE pipe with a minimum wall thickness of SDR17.
WORKING PRESSURE Pressure rating of the pipe up to 150 psi.
BODY ASTM A 36 steel or equivalent unless noted. Formed to fit exact diameter of pipe to be tapped.
SIDEBARS Lugged design to reduce distortion of plastic pipe. Also provides for easy assembly with removable bolts.
FLANGE 4" through 12" AWWA Class D Steel Ring Flanges, compatible with ANSI Class 125 and 150 bolt circles, are standard. Counterbored to fit tapping valve lip per MSS SP-60. Other flange styles are available.
BOLTS AND NUTS High strength low alloy steel bolts and nuts. Steel meets AWWA Standard C111. Type 304 and 316 Stainless Steel bolt material optional. Nuts coated to prevent galling.
GASKETS Gaskets are made from Wire-reinforced Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) compounded for water and sewer service in accordance with ASTM D 2000 3 BA715. Other compounds available for petroleum, chemical, or high temperature service.
SPRING WASHERS 5/8" 304 Stainless Steel spring washers manufactured from a special grade of Stainless Steel used in the making of springs.
COATINGS Shop coat applied to parts for corrosion protection in transit. Fusion bonded epoxy in accordance with AWWA C213 optional.