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Joint Comparisons

An overview of the joints Steel Mains can supply with Mild Steel Pipe can be seen in the table below.

 

 

 

RUBBER RING

JOINT

RUBBER RING JOINT RUBBER RING JOINT WELDED WELDED WELDED
  UNRESTRAINED RESTRAINED RESTRAINED RESTRAINED RESTRAINED RESTRAINED
  SINTAJOINT SINTALOCK I SINTALOCK II SPHERICAL SLIP IN JOINT BALL & SOCKET JOINT BUTT / PLAIN END
SIZES AVAILABLE 324 - 1829 OD 324 - 1422 OD 508 - 1829 OD 168 - 1422 OD 914 - 1981 OD All Sizes
WALL THICKNESS  Up to 16mm Up to 10mm Up to 12mm Up to 11mm Up to 20mm Up to 25mm
PRESSURE RATING Up to PN42 Up to PN25 Up to PN35 Up to PN70 Up to PN50 Up to PN70
JOINT DELFECTION Up to 3° 1.1° 1.1° Up to 3° Zero
JOINT WELDING Not Applicable External only External Only External only to 813, Internal / External >813 Internal / External External only to 813, Internal / External >813
ADVANTAGES No Welding, Fast Laying Rates, Full Internal Protection Fully Restrained, No internal welding, No cement Reinstatement, Full joint internal protection, pneumatic joint testing Fully Restrained, No internal welding, No cement Reinstatement, Full joint internal protection, pneumatic joint testing Fully Restrained, Full Pipe pressure, Full Axial Restraint Permits internal & external fillet weld for all sizes,  Enables pneumatic field testing of joint,  Full axial restraint—reducing requirement for concrete thrust restraint External and internal fillet weld —where entry permits , Enables pneumatic field testing of joint—if internally welded - Full axial restraint—reducing requirement for concrete thrust restraint
FULL FITTINGS SYSTEM YES YES YES YES YES YES
USE FOR POTABLE WATER YES YES YES YES YES YES
USE FOR AGGRESSIVE FLUIDS WITH CAC LINING YES YES YES Above 813 OD YES YES

 

Joint Comparison Brochures

Rubber Ring Joints Sintajoint & Sintalock - Comparison Brochure

Welded Joints Comparison Brochure