To assess characteristics for Straight Couplings manufactured by UTS Engineering Ltd. for joining cast iron, ductile iron, steel, PVC, clay and concrete potable and waste water pipes open ended pipes of either the same or different materials.
It is applicable to Couplings designed for pipe diameters of between 300 mm and 2300 mm nominal bore, operating up to a pressure of 16 bar.
The Couplings do not provide end restraint.
The Straight Coupling systems consist of two mechanical joints at either end of a steel tube. The mechanical joints comprise of T-section rings which compress elastomeric seals between the inside of the steel tube and the outside of the connecting pipe..
Full details can be found in the Assessment Schedule opposite.