To assess the manufacture and installation of Encapsulating Repair Muffler manufactured by UTS Engineering Ltd. for cast iron, ductile iron, steel, PVC, clay and concrete potable and waste water pipes, when installed by UTS Engineering Ltd.
It is applicable to fittings for pipe diameters of between 300mm and 700mm nominal bore, up to a pressure of 16 bar.
The Encapsulating Repair Muffler does not provide end restraint.
The Encapsulating Repair Muffler consists of two mechanical couplings at either end of a steel muffler for repairing a pipe joint.
The steel muffler consists of an outer tube axially split into 2 parts with end caps to encapsulate the defective joint. The two halves are joined by a linear flange joint which is bolted together.
Full details can be found in the Assessment Schedule opposite.