To assess characteristics for Flange Adaptors manufactured by UTS Engineering Ltd. for jointing cast iron, ductile iron, steel, PVC, clay and concrete potable and waste water pipes to flanged pipes.
It is applicable to adaptors designed for pipe diameters of between 300 mm and 2300 mm nominal bore, operates up to a pressure of 16 bar.
The Flange Adaptor does not provide end restraint.
The Flange Adaptor comprises a steel tube with a flange joint at one end and a mechanical joint at the other end.
The mechanical joint comprises a T-section ring which on tightening of the bolts compresses an elastomeric seal between the inside of the steel tube and the outside of the connecting pipe.
Full details can be found in the Assessment Schedule opposite.