Plastic push-fit forplumbing & heating


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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Technical Information

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JG Speedfit plumbing and heating systems Special applications 3 Working temperatures and pressures 3 Handling fittings and pipe 3 Product selection and installation 3 Plumbing and heating - making a good connection Twist & Lock fittings 4 Standard Speedfit fittings 5 Pipe stop distances 8 Collet cover and collet clips 8 Superseal pipe insert 11 Fittings for cold water services 12 Cold water services - making a good connection 13 System connections Connections to compression fittings 14 Connections to imporial pipe and fittings 14 Connections to chrome-plated copper pipe 14 Connections to...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Maximum working pressure, bar Usual working Maximum working temperature °C temperature °C 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 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...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Plumbing and heating - making a good connection Prepare the pipe Fittings and pipe should be kept clean bagged and undamaged before use. 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. 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. Fully insert using a twisting motion. The insert should only be used with Speedfit Pipe. Pipe Cutter JG...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Twist the screwcap until it touches the body flange. This increases the O-Ring seal around the pipe and locks the pipe into position. If you are not using collet clips, ensure that the screwcaps are in the locked position. Pull to check it is secure. It is good practice to test the system prior to leaving the site or before use. Our recommended test procedure is shown in our Technical Checklist. Standard Speedfit fittings Push pipe up to stop Main O-Ring Standard Speedfit connections are made in the same way as Twist & Lock. Push pipe up to Pipe Stop. If the...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating To disconnect Ensure that the system is depressurised. The screwcap on Twist & Lock fittings will need to be turned back to the unlocked position. For both Twist & Lock and standard fittings, push the collet square against the face of the fitting. With the collet held in position the pipe can be removed. The fitting can be used again without the need for replacement parts.

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating insert fingers into the fitting as the stainless steel teeth may cause injury. Use hacksaws to cut the pipe or leave burrs on the end of the pipe. Use damaged or scored pipe. Score marks can cause leaks passed the O-Ring. Don’t Don’t forget to push the pipe fully into the fitting, past both the collet (gripper) and the O-Ring. Fitting may be gripped but not sealed if pipe is not fully inserted Remember to pressure test the completed installation according to the recommendations in our Technical Checklist. Pipe mark not level with collet head – indicating...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Pipe stop distances Stops are located at the following distances from the end of the fitting: Size Stop distance Collet covers and collet clips Collet cover 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, red or blue to allow colour coding of pipes. White or grey collet clips are used with standard fittings to prevent accidental pipe disconnection. Collet...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating The action of pressure in a system could increase the grip of the collet. The release aid allows a firmer grip on the collet whilst removing the pipe. 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 provides a permanent leakproof seal, but can be readily removed to allow work to restart or to allow an extension to a system. Thus, the fitting is especially useful to allow water to be turned back on, overnight for instance, or if a job has to be interrupted for...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating 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. Tap connectors Speedfit manufactures a wide range of connectors including conventional straight and bent tap connectors. The range also offers a special and unique Tap Connector with an integral seal that only requires a simple hand...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Appliance taps The Speedfit range includes an Appliance Tap for the permanent connection of washing machines and dishwashers, thus enabling complete water isolation to the appliances. A simple push-fit connection of the supply pipe and a plastic thread on the outlet to marry well with the plastic thread on the hose means the Speedfit Appliance Tap is very easy to install. The large round handle is easy to grip and turn. Superseal pipe insert The Superseal Pipe Insert has been developed to be used with Speedfit Barrier Pipe and Speedfit fittings to provide an...

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JG Speedfit Plumbing and Heating Fittings for cold water services Above and below ground This range of fittings for MDPE Pipe uses a Speedfit collet with stainless steel teeth to provide extra grip on the pipe and has WRAS Approval. Making the connection could not be easier. All you need is the pipe, the fitting and a pair of hands. The range is designed to provide a long service life and includes adaptors for screwed pipe, copper and imperial sized LDPE. Application Speedfit underground fittings for MRS PE80 metric size polyethylene cold water service pipe have been designed for connection...

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