THE PUSH-FIT SOLUTION FOR PLUMBING & HEATING SYSTEMS - 44 Pages

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THE PUSH-FIT SOLUTION FOR PLUMBING & HEATING SYSTEMS

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PLUMBING & HEATING SYSTEMS Speedfit Fittings are suitable for use with copper pipe. Includes this NEW addition: undertloor hetatlng controls Ultimate control at your fingertips

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Worldwide Connections The John Guest Group has a long established reputation as a world leading manufacturer of push-fit fittings, tube and other fluid control products. A reputation built on producing consistently high quality products with an ongoing commitment to value engineering and product development. Quality Manufacture A commitment to quality is at the heart of the John Guest Philosophy. The strictest control is maintained by virtue of the fact that design and manufacture is carried out in modern purpose built manufacturing centres in West London and at Maidenhead in Berkshire....

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GUARANTEE As a result of long term test programmes and rigorous quality standards, John Guest Speedfit Limited offer a 25 year guarantee against the defects in materials or manufacturing of ‘PEM’, ‘PSE’ and ‘SFM’ Range Plumbing Fittings and Speedfit Barrier Pipe manufactured by John Guest. John Guest Underfloor Heating Products, Brass Manifolds and Radiator Valves, which should be installed and maintained in accordance with our recommendations, carry a 2 year guarantee from date of delivery against defects in materials and manufacture. John Guest Plumbing and Heating Products are for use...

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THE PUSH-FIT SOLUTION FOR PLUMBING AND HEATING SYSTEMS JG Speedfit is a push-fit system suitable for the plumbing of domestic hot and cold water services and central heating applications, including pressurised and combi systems. The System is approved by the British Board of Agrément and the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme. Speedfit ‘PEM’ fittings and PEX and Polybutylene Barrier Pipe are Kitemarked to BS7291 Parts 1, 2 and 3 Class S Licence No KM39767. Performance specifications are well within those required for most central heating and water supply systems including: SPECIAL...

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MAKING A GOOD CONNECTION PREPARE THE PIPE Fittings and pipe should be kept clean bagged and undamaged before use. STANDARD SPEEDFIT FITTINGS Push pipe up to stop Ensure the pipe is free of score marks. Cut the pipe square. When using Speedfit Barrier Pipe cut along an insertion mark. We recommend the use of JG Pipe Cutters. Pipe Cutter JG TS Speedfit Barrier Pipe To prevent damage to the ‘O’ ring remove all burrs and sharp edges. When connecting Speedfit Pipe use a Superseal Pipe Insert or a Standard Speedfit Pipe Insert. A twisting motion will aid insertion. The insert should only be used...

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PIPE STOP DISTANCES Stops are located at the following distances from the end of the fitting: Size Stop Distance COLLET COVERS AND COLLET CLIPS Use a collet cover or collet clip to provide added security against pipe disconnection, e.g. the fitting coming into contact with rigid surfaces and behind dry-lining walls. Collet covers for use with standard Speedfit fittings, are available in white or in red or blue to allow colour coding of pipes. STOP END The unique feature of the Speedfit Concept, the ability to disconnect the fitting should you want to, means the Speedfit Stop End not only...

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FLEXI HOSES Manufactured to a quality you would expect from Speedfit, our range of Flexi Hoses has nearly 50 different patterns. A special pattern has been designed to help the installation of monoblocs, each hose in a pair having a different spanner location to ease connection of the threaded end into the monoblocs inlets. Flexi Hoses are listed on pages 15 and 16. TAP CONNECTORS Speedfit manufacturer a wide range of connectors including conventional straight and bent tap connectors. APPLIANCE TAPS The Speedfit Range includes an Appliance Tap for the permanent connection of washing...

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HOW SPEEDFIT WORKS The JG Speedfit system uses a simple push-fit action meaning that there is no flux, flames or mess. All fittings have a grip then seal construction, made up of a collet with stainless steel teeth to grip an ‘O’ ring to provide a permanent leak proof seal. The additional benefit of ‘Twist and Lock’ is that a twist of a screwcap locks the pipe in position and provides increased compression on the ‘O’ ring for even greater security. With plastic pipe available in straight lengths or coils, the flexible system will ensure a fast, simple and reliable installation. Truly...

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Twist and Lock Cap. Pipe Stop. Increases compression on the Push the pipe all the way onto 'O' ring seal around the pipe and the fitting to ensure full insertion. locks the pipe into position. T Stainless Steel Teeth. Main '0' Ring Seal. Superseal V Ring. Provides a firm grip on plastic or Ensures a permanent Pipe insert gives a secondary seal. copper pipe. leak-proof connection.

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WHITE PLUMBING FITTINGS Suitable for central heating systems. EQUAL STRAIGHT CONNECTOR PART NO. Suitable for central heating systems. Suitable for central heating systems. REDUCING STRAIGHT COUPLER PART NO. Suitable for central heating systems. PE-COPPER COUPLER PART NO. UG603B Used to connect PE Pipe to copper or Speedfit Plumbing Pipe. Must not be buried directly into ground, soil, concrete or other substrates. Sizes listed as follows. • Taken from the range of Speedfit Fittings for Cold Water Services. See separate section for details and Technical Specification. Cold water only Suitable...

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PLASTIC BACK PLATE ELBOW Hot and cold water only, 65°C maximum. Protect from sunlight and frost. Suitable for central heating systems. With brass swivel nut and sealing washer. For torque figures see Technical Checklist. WING BACK ELBOW PART NO. Cold water only Suitable for central heating systems. BULKHEAD ELBOW PART NO. Not suitable for central heating systems. Hot and cold water only, 65°C maximum. Suitable for central heating systems. TANK CONNECTOR PART NO. Maximum wall thickness of tank = 4mm. Requires hand tightening only. Not suitable for central heating systems. Suitable for cold...

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