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Series 734 Poly-Cam PE Socket U-Bend Submittal

Design

The Poly-Cam HDPE Socket U-Bend is manufactured from HDPE. Its designed with a socket end fusion for ease of field installation. The design also allows a less restricted flow as fluid travels through the fitting.

  • Sizes range from 1” Iron Pipe Size with a 4” -4.5” center to the center line 180 degree bend.

System Performance

The transition fitting is designed to handle 200 PSI with a 2:1 safety factor at 73.40 degrees Fahrenheit with a minimum 50-year design life.

Quality Assurance

The transition fitting shall be manufactured by Poly-Cam, Inc.  Poly-Cam, Inc. shall provide quality assurance with regards to proper installation, compatibility, performance, and acceptance.  The transition joint meets or exceeds the requirements of:

  • ASTM 1598 and ASTM 1599
  • Meets ASTM D2683
  • All fittings meet ARRA requirements.

Installation

HDPE pipe end:  Install transition fitting to comply with the pipe manufacturer’s recommended procedures. All field welds shall be completed per Plastic Pipe Institute’s welding procedure for butt fusion.

Material

High Density Polyethylene: HDPE pipe

  • Meets ASTM D-3350 with minimum cell classification values of 345464C (PE 3408), PE445574C (PE 4710)
  • Meets ASTM F714. 
  • Density shall be no less than 0.955 g/cm as referenced in ASTM D1505
  • Melt index no greater than 0.15 g/10 minutes when tested per ASTM D 1238 
  • Tensile Strength at Yield –tensile shall be 3,200 psi to less than 3,500 psi as referenced in ASTM D638
  • ESCR-Environmental Stress Crack Resistance shall be over 5,000 hours with zero failures when tested per ASTM D 1693-Condition C
  • All pipe meets ASTM 3035. 
  • All certifications will be submitted upon request.

Warranty

The warranty period is one year after the date of substantial completion of installation.