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  • I'm ready for plastic gas line

    I just completed a large underground steel gas line project. I am beat up ! Used My Borzit through shale in two areas. What brand should I get certified in ? Tools Ect.
    I trade with cal steam a Woolsey , fergy co. will check with them Mon. Do You have any preferences on Materials and tools. $$ tight these days, I'd like to keep it simple. Thanks Tool
    I can build anything You want , if you draw a picture of it , on the back of a big enough check .

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    Re: I'm ready for plastic gas line

    a socket fusion system is goint to set you back $1500. and a butt fusion system is $3000.

    i suggest you rent from them instead.

    rick.
    phoebe it is

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    • #3
      Re: I'm ready for plastic gas line

      I have been using the mechanical fittings for a few years and they work great. No fusion tools required. You do have to buy the chamfering tool or you will have problems.

      USPoly Company

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      • #4
        Re: I'm ready for plastic gas line

        Cal Steam will have everything you need. They carry both mechanical and butt fusion fittings. I don't know about CS, but Ferguson rents fusion machines by the day. One thing to remember is that HDPE and butt fusion can be used for water service piping. When 2" L is running over $10/ft, $1.50/ft 2" HDPE looks pretty attractive.

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