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Mechanical PE Tee Abandonment Tool

PE Mechanical Tee Tool (PDF)

A gas-free tool to abandon leaking PE (Polyethylene) Mechanical Tapping Service Tees operating at a maximum of 60 psi on 1-1/4”-6” main without squeeze off procedures.

Mechanical PE Tee Tool

Problem

Many mechanical PE tees have been installed throughout the country. However, in recent years, some are leaking and problematic.

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The current method to remedy the tee repair involves isolating the tee by employing squeeze off procedures. However, squeeze-off procedures also create a few concerns.

  1. The existing PE pipe may be at risk of stress cracking at the squeeze points, decreasing pipeline integrity over the long term. This leads to fixing one problem but causing another.
  2. Multiple or large excavations may be required, results in higher reinstatement costs.
  3. The squeeze-off may not completely stop the gas, creating a dangerous work environment for workers.

Solution

Mechanical PE Tee Abandonment Tool

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  • Removes tee safely and Gas-Free without squeeze-offs.
  • Sturdy lightweight construction.
  • Fast and easy to install.
  • Minimal training.
  • Includes a safety clamp to ensure the tee is held securely on the main during operation.
  • Operates using a tool-less assembly
  • Stops the gas using a special plug.

Video

Operation

PE Saddle Tee Procedure

Tool Kit 

tool kit

PLCS, LLC | 102 Gaither Drive, Unit 1 | Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

856-722-1333
info@plcsusa.com

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PLCS, LLC | 102 Gaither Drive, Unit 1 | Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

856-722-1333
info@plcsusa.com

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©Copyright 2019 PLCS, LLC All Rights Reserved