n IMIESA - The platinum Rieber seal : advertorial

Volume 33, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
  • Author
  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 33, Issue 4, Apr 2008, p. 73
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



PVC is the most popular jointing mechanism for municipal pipelines by way of spigot and pipe-end sockets, making it the preferred material used by consulting engineers, installation contractors and municipal end-users. The popularity of PVC pipes can be attributed to the many advantages offered by this sealing system : the ease with which pipelines can be installed at relatively low costs, allowance for angular deflection at joints, allowance for axial movements according to temperature and pressure changes, and allowance for ground movements.

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