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Plumbing in multilayer: apparent pose

The "multilayer" tube is the successful formula of PVC.C and copper because it combines the advantages without the disadvantages. Thus, it is insensitive to corrosion and scaling. Besides its high resistance to pressure, thanks to its five layers, it has only a very slight expansion. Bendable by hand, its high strength does not prevent it from being easily malleable. Its preparation is facilitated by perfectly adapted tools and its connections are carried out very quickly, without gripper or key. Finally, being neither welded nor glued, its assembly is reversible without damage to the materials.

Necessary material

  • Pencil
  • Bubble level
  • Drill
  • Concrete drill (from 10)
  • Hammer
  • Disassembly tool

Steps

  1. Setting up a necklace
  2. Placing "multilayer" tubes and fittings

Setting up a necklace

Report on the wall the dimensions of the pipe plan

Report on the wall the dimensions of the pipe plan

1. Place the dimensions of the plane on the wall that will receive the pipe, and pull the pins at the bubble level. These axes are relatively short here, it saves time to trace them directly using a large level of site.

Drill the wall for the insertion of the collars

Drill the wall for the insertion of the collars

2. After marking the locations of the special retaining clips, drill with a drill suitable for the material of the wall (hollow wall, solid wall or wood).

Placing ankles in the drilled holes

Placing ankles in the drilled holes

3. In the case of a hollow plasterboard partition, position the anchor specially designed to receive the type of fastener used to hold the tubes (drill bit 10 m / m in diameter).

Hammer ankle

Hammer ankle

4. Press the dowel so that its flange is flush with the face of the plate.

Insert the clamp in the hole of the ankle

Insert the clamp in the hole of the ankle

5. Then insert the clamp in the hole of the ankle and hit the hammer on the kind of anvil, held in the center of the collar by fasteners, which protects the two lips from blows.

Fucking the collar

Fucking the collar

6. The neck of the collar is lined with concentric fins that are visible under pressure when introduced into the ankle. This prevents any backtracking.

Remove the anvil

Remove the anvil

7. Once the clamp has been placed in the ankle, remove the anvil that has come off under the pressure of the hammer.

Placing "multilayer" tubes and fittings

Present the tube in front of the necklace

Present the tube in front of the necklace

1. Introduce the tube that is to be attached into the collar and press it by hand until it forces both lips into the center where the anvil was.

Fold down the retaining tab of the collar on the tube

Fold down the retaining tab of the collar on the tube

2. Fold down the retaining tab attached to a lip over the tube and, by pressing it firmly, hook its edge into a notch provided for this purpose on the outside of the opposite lip.

Assembly of the connection by simple interlocking

Assembly of the connection by simple interlocking

3. The ease of implementation of the fitting assembly system by simple interlocking, allows direct adjustments to the site, even on a pipe already laid.

Installation of an angled fitting

Installation of an angled fitting

4. Straight, angled or tee fittings allow all forms of piping. This material is bendable even by hand, the use of a gauge of size adapted to its diameter allows a careful realization of all the courses and can reduce the number of connections.

Tube

Tube

5. The "multilayer" tube is a material that has many advantages. Its very small expansion compared to PVC C, allows the use of lyre collar type with or without flap.

Clamp the tube with a thin metal strip

Clamp the tube with a thin metal strip

6. If an error occurs while mounting a pipe, it does not matter. The system provides a possibility of disassembly without effort and without damaging anything. You have a small device, adapted to the gauge of the pipe and composed of two parts which make it possible to enclose the tube of a thin metallic slat.

Tighten the two metal parts around the pipe

Tighten the two metal parts around the pipe

7. Simply tighten the two parts of the appliance around the pipe and push the lamella firmly into the joint of the fitting, fully. The pipe is released without damage and can be reused as well as the fitting element.

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