POP007 Metal Backing Flanges for use with PE Pipe Flange Adaptors – updated

POP007 has been updated (Issue 2.6/Nov 2018) and is available for download from the Technical Guidelines page.

Changes to POP007 include:

  • Clarification of the pressure and temperature capability of AS 2129 Table D and E and AS/NZS 4087 PN16, PN21 and PN35 flanges,
  • Guidance regarding flange bolt torques,
  • Referencing Water Services Association of Australia WSA 109-2011 “Flange Gaskets and O-Rings”,
  • A caution concerning the risks associated with over tightening flange bolts.