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PLCS Medium Pressure Encapsulation

MP Encapsulation (PDF)

Parts List

Encapsulation works by encasing the leaking joint in a mold, filling the mold with a two-part polyurethane sealant and pressurizing it to above mains pressure by twisting down the mold neck. This action stops the leak, as gas cannot leak from low pressure to a higher pressure.

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  • Medium Pressure fabric molds are made from very high strength, non-stretch fabric.
  • They are pressurized by twisting the necks down with an unbreakable fiberglass rod.
  • A vent is often installed to remove trapped gas.
  • A gauge records sealant pressure to make sure that it overcomes mains pressure, which can be up to 25psi.
  • The sealant cures to a tough, flexible synthetic rubber that is permanently adhered to the pipe joint.
  • Encapsulated joints are sealed for the lifetime of the pipe. They will never leak again.
  • Stock kits are available for most standard joints and couplings.
  • Almost any type of joint or fitting can be encapsulated with a custom made special kit.
  • Re-usable metal molds can be fabricated to encapsulate joints and fittings working at up to 60psi

Medium Pressure Encapsulation

Medium Pressure Bell Joints

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