New Mechanical joint System with Mechanical Joint Collar

Press Release Summary:

  • Include fittings in sizes 1-1/2" - 4" in FR Fuseal polypropylene that connects with both FR and NFR pipes
  • Feature small dimension of the outer collar which not only allows for installation in tight spaces but makes system layout simple for contractors and piping designers
  • Provides chemical resistance and physical properties which makes it ideal for handling corrosive waste mixtures of acids, bases and solvents present in laboratories

Original Press Release:

New Mechanical Joint System for Waste Drainage Pipe Reduces Installation Time and Costs

Irvine, Calif. - Dec. 18, 2019 - GF Piping GF Piping Systems has introduced Fuseal® Fast-Lock™ Polypropylene, an innovative mechanical joint (MJ) system for waste drainage systems that significantly cuts down on installation time and costs.

The Fast-Lock system includes new fittings in sizes 1-1/2" - 4" in flame retardant (FR) Fuseal polypropylene that connects with both FR and non-flame retardant (NFR) pipes. The only tools needed for pipe installation is an off-the-shelf cordless drill or hand tool.

"Fast-Lock is different from anything else on the market - somewhat similar products require more steps and are therefore more time-consuming," explains Alphonse Anderson, Engineered Piping Systems Product Manager for GF Piping Systems. "The new system fulfills a market need for an easier-than-ever method of corrosive waste piping installation. For contractors, time is money, so any savings on labor is highly valued."

The system is pressure rated due to the design of the sealing and clamping mechanism of the Fast-Lock Collar. This is a necessary property to maintain proper operation of vacuum and pumped draining systems that have intermittent pressure requirements.

Another outstanding feature of the Fast-Lock system is the small dimension of the outer collar, which not only allows for installation in tighter spaces, but also makes system layout easier for contractors and piping designers. The Fuseal Fast-Lock system comes standard with the mechanical joint collar, which can be easily converted to an electrofusion joint by changing to an electrofusion collar in the field.

Fuseal PP piping systems have excellent chemical resistance and physical properties which make it ideal for handling corrosive waste mixtures of acids, bases and solvents present in laboratory, industrial or food and beverage processing DWV applications.

For more information on the new system click here, or contact GF Piping Systems at toll Free (800) 854-4090; e-mail: info@us.piping.georgefischer.com; Web: www.gfps.com

About GF Piping Systems

GF Piping Systems is the global expert for the safe and reliable transportation of water, chemicals and gases. The company specializes in plastic piping systems and system solutions plus services in all project phases. GF Piping Systems is active with its own sales companies in 34 countries and more than 30 production locations around the world. In 2018, GF Piping Systems generated sales of CHF 1.821 billion and employed 6,852 people. GF Piping Systems is a division of Georg Fischer AG, which was founded in 1802, and is headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

www.gfps.com

Contact for Media Representatives:
Georg Fischer LLC
Alphonse Anderson
Product Manager, Engineered Piping Systems
Georg Fischer LLC
Office: +1 (714) 731-8800
Toll Free: +1 (800) 854-4090
alphonse.anderson@georgfischer.com

Agency:
Cynthia Guardia
Cia Communications, Inc.
Tel: +714 334-5573
cynthiaguardia@msn.com

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