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How to scale pipes in potable water systems

An essential part of drinking water installations are pipes and fittings. The choice must be adapted to the needs of the installation and specific parameters must be taken into account. Before moving on to sizing, let’s establish the concept of nominal diameter and nominal pressure. 1. Scale pipes for potable water installations. [...]

2022-06-16T13:58:20+02:00June 8th, 2022|Termoidraulica, Water and gas|0 Comments

Looking for a PE pipe compression fitting for drinking water? All the reasons to choose Blueseal16

Our polyethylene pipe fittings can be categorized into two main lines: Perla, the top line for drip irrigation systems and Blueseal, the certified compression fitting for potable water networks. After having analysed the possible problems that can arise in water mains and the importance of purchasing quality fittings to avoid them, in this article [...]

2021-04-23T10:59:49+02:00March 31st, 2021|Termoidraulica, Water and gas|0 Comments

How to choose quality polyethylene pipe fittings

Breakdowns in water networks are a serious problem for water management authorities. The costs to be sustained may rise due to the repair or the replacement of the pipeline. However, it is possible to prevent certain breakages through the use of quality materials. A sensitive element of the network is the junction point between [...]

2021-03-09T15:34:08+01:00February 25th, 2021|Senza categoria, Water and gas|0 Comments

Water supply systems and breakages: what are the costs to be considered?

In order to achieve the aims in the water supply systems management, the authorities in charge must guarantee a maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the supply service. Pipeline breaks can cause significant problems and can create inconvenience and disruption to consumers, as well as high costs in the short, medium or long term. [...]

2021-02-08T09:49:15+01:00February 8th, 2021|Termoidraulica, Water and gas|0 Comments

Comparison between electrofusion fittings and push-fit fittings for PE pipes

With this comparison between electrofusion fittings and push-fit fittings for PE pipes, we would like to provide support in the choice between the two fittings, taking into consideration installation time and related costs. Before looking at the differences between the two solutions currently available on the market, it is necessary to start from a [...]

2021-04-20T10:32:40+02:00December 22nd, 2020|Water and gas|0 Comments

How to decrease installation costs of fittings on site

Fittings and pipes installation costs of on-site installation practices generally include labour, machinery, resources and equipment. A correct planning and an optimization of resources are essential for efficiency and cost containment on construction site; especially in extreme conditions that can facilitate the arise of problems and complications during the installation phase. Adopting best practices [...]

2021-04-20T10:32:17+02:00December 16th, 2020|Water and gas|0 Comments

Pipes and fittings installation: temperature and related problems

During pipes and fittings installation it is important to consider the connection between temperature variations and the problems that may arise from them. The extreme climatic conditions influence both the laying process and the lifespan of the products but also their proper performance, thus causing problems for the entire system. In aqueducts and public [...]

2020-12-02T09:41:12+01:00December 1st, 2020|Termoidraulica, Water and gas|0 Comments