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Contractor’s Guide for Installation of Gasketed PVC Pipe for Water / Sewer


Contractor’s Guide for Installation of Gasketed PVC Pipe for Water / Sewer

Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA)

 

This is the brand-new printed version of this invaluable guide. If you are interested in an eBook version 

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Overview

This is the most concise and authoritative available guide 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 Contractor's 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.

 

Features

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.

Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA) is a trade organization representing manufacturers of PVC gasketed-joint pipe for potable water, irrigation water, sewer forcemains, gravity sanitary sewer, and gravity storm sewer applications. The Association’s mission is to promote the use of longer-life, lower-maintenance, corrosion-proof PVC pipe for real sustainability, strength, and long-term asset management.

Pressure (Water) Pipe:

  • Introduction
  • General Information
  • Safety
  • Project Types
  • Standards
  • Sizes, Pressure Ratings, and OD Types
  • Print Line
  • PVC Fittings
  • Iron Fittings
  • Pipe Arrival at the Job Site
  • Materials on the Job Site
  • Pipe Trench
  • Pipe Laying
  • Field Cutting
  • Changes in Direction
  • Thrust Restraint
  • Services
  • Direct Tapping, Saddle Tapping
  • Sleeve Tapping
  • End-of-Day Procedures
  • Backfilling
  • Testing and Disinfecting
  • Flushing and Disinfecting
  • Special Installations
  • Resources

Non-Pressure (Sewer) Pipe:

  • Introduction
  • General Information
  • Safety
  • Project Types
  • Standards
  • Sizes
  • Colors
  • Print Line
  • PVC Fittings
  • Pipe Arrival at the Job Site
  • Materials on the Job Site
  • Pipe Trench
  • Dewatering
  • Buoyancy
  • Pipe Laying
  • Assembly
  • Field Cutting
  • Changes in Direction
  • Service Connections
  • Sewer Laterals
  • Backfilling
  • Testing of Sewers
  • Additional Considerations
  • Resources