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MEPS -- Bell & Socket Coating

MEPS -- Bell & Socket Coating
Colors: Black
Backing Binder: PE
Category: Heat Shrinkable Pipeline Coatings
The 2 layer wrap-around MEPS is a heat-shrinkable socket joint corrosion protection coating.

First Layer: Visco-elastic low preheat butyl rubber adhesive
Second Layer: Radiation cross-linked, high density polyethylene with PCI - Permanent Change Indicator. 
 
MEPS products have a shrinkage of min 36%. When larger shrinkage is required the Covalence HEPS product is recommended.

Applications:

Designed for the effective coating of specific socket categories, such as:
• Ductile cast-iron pipes with outer mill-applied PE, PP, FBE, Zinc or tape coating.
• Ductile cast-iron pipes with outer mill-applied fiber-cement coating.
• Steel pipes with outer mill-applied PE, PP, FBE, Zinc or tape coating.
Can also be used to coat reducers, bends and dielectric joints.

Features & Benefits:


Backing with enhanced shrink ratio. No special equipment required
     Conforms easily to socket joint shapes.      Makes installation fast and easy,      keeps installation costs low.

Fully retains the deflection and longitudinal movement of the socket joint.

No special filler needed in the transition zone.
     No break of the sealing ring.      Simple 1 part installation.

Permanent Change Indicator (dimpled backing).

DVGW certified.
     Ensures correct application heat & allows easy      post-installation inspection. Reliable      inspectability at any time.      Proven quality and performance!

Max Temperature: 30 ºC, 86 ºF

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