12 September 2020 - 15:48
  • News Code: 307152
First Butt Fusion Laboratory Launched in Iran

TEHRAN (Shana) -- The head of the technical inspection of Qazvin Gas Company announced launching of the first butt fusion laboratory for PE pipes in cooperation with the Science and Technology Park of Imam Khomeini International University.

According to the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Seyed Hossein Ghafelehbashi said the existence of a competent laboratory to perform butt fusion testing in Qazvin, Zanjan, Guilan, Hamedan, etc. provinces was fully felt and Qazvin Gas Company has managed to achieve this important goal with the cooperation of the Science and Technology Park of Imam Khomeini International University.

Butt fusion is a thermofusion process. Butt fusion involves the simultaneous heating of the ends of two pipe/fitting components which are to be joined, until a molten state is attained on each contact surface.

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