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Jointing Technology

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Connecting the source and users of thermal energy requires safe, durable and efficient jointing systems which also need to be adaptive to local circumstances. Modern jointing technology for Polybutene-1 piping systems, whether carried out on the building site, or prefabricated in the workshop, provides fast, safe and efficient installation, hence cost-effective. 

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Quality and speed by installation simplicity

Piping systems from Polybutene-1 have revolutionised how hot and cold water pressurised systems are installed. With the installation of PB-1 piping, no bending tools, no naked flame, and no fluxes or chemicals are needed.

Whether you’re dealing with renovation project or new construction, the benefits of homogenous welding remain:

  • Immune to creep
  • Safe and cost effective pre-fabrication
  • Fast and safe installation
  • Minimum required space for installation
  • Maintenance free
  • Lightweight
  • Corrosion and incrustation free
  • High temperature and pressure resistance
  • Noise absorbing

The right connection technology for the right application:

There are four possibilities for joining pipes made from PB-1 with fittings. These are socket fusion, compression fittings, electro-fusion, and butt fusion for large diameter pipes.

The transition to other materials, valves, pumps etc. are solved with screw-end, flanged and special transition fittings, like the solution for PB-1 to Steel connection in the ground.

Our specialists happily assist you in selecting the right connection technology according to your preferences.

Tested to last

Connections have to pass the most severe tests introduced by CEN, DVGW, KIWA or CSTB. Our solutions are certified and have proven their durability in installations for the last 35 years.


Brochures Catalogues

  Flexalen Product Guide PDF 4736 KB Preview Download Mail

The Flexalen Product Guide offers all system, application & technical specifications for all Flexalen product ranges.

  FAQs Polybutene PDF 2492 KB Preview Download Mail

Here you will find answers according the frequently asked quastions about Polybutene.

  Successful in the past - prepared for the future (PBPSA) PDF 1619 KB Preview Download Mail

This brochure is giving an introduction to Polybutene including a review of the performance of Polybutene pressure piping systems in meeting the needs of sustainable building regulations.


  REACH Declaration PDF 348 KB Preview Download Mail

We fully commit ourselves to the protection of human health and environment. We take that responsibility seriously, so that also goes for the materials that we use in our production. All Thermaflex components are REACH compliant: risk-free and safe to use under any conditions in conformity with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals by EU regulation.

  KIWA Certificate BRL K536C - PB pipes PDF 543 KB Preview Download Mail

Product certificate for PB pipes.

(August 2005).

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