The assembly of pipe joints is quick and
straightforward, requiring only a light
application of lubricant to
the chamfered pipe end.
1. Make sure both ends are clean and
free of dirt.
2. Make sure that the correct seal is in
3. Ensure that the mating ends of the
pipes and fittings are clean and free
from contamination. Push-fit the pipe
end into the socket but do not wedge
into the socket recess. Use a half
rotational movement to the right and
left as the pipes come together.
4. When the pipes are fully engaged,
pull the pipes back 6mm to 12mm to
allow for thermal expansion. With a
60º temperature rise, stainless steel
expands at a rate of 0.99mm per