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What are the advantages of mechanical joints over adhesively bonded joints in GRP pipework?

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The principal advantages of mechanically fastened joints for joining glass fibre reinforced plastic pipe are:-

  • They allow angular deflections in the pipe run
  • Systems can be incorporated to handle expansions and contractions in the pipework
  • Rapid assembly rates are achieved
  • Joints can be disassembled easily to carry out maintenance tasks