DO’s & DONT’s

DO’s

  • Install according to Ajay's Installation instructions and manual and follow recommended safe work practices.
  • Keep Pipe and Fittings in original packaging until needed and store pipes in covered areas.
  • Use tools designed for use with plastic pipe and fittings.
  • Take correct precautions while installing pipes and fittings above 2” in accordance with Ajay recommendations.
  • Remove dirt from pipe & fittings. Clean pipe & fittings with clean cloth.
  • Cut off min. 25 mm beyond the edge of the crack in case any crack is discovered on the pipe.
  • Cut the pipe as square (perpendicular) as possible before making a joint.
  • Deburr & Bevel: Ensure no sharp edges in contact with the fittings surface while inserting the pipe.
  • Take correct precautions while installing with solar water heaters & boilers in accordance with Ajay recommendations and check dry fitment.
  • Use a suitable applicator of half pipe OD.
  • First apply five revolution of solvent cement on pipe then five revolution on fitting.
  • Assemble quickly after applying solvent cement.
  • Rotate the pipe 90° to 180° to spread the UPVC Solvent Cement evenly in the joint while pushing the Pipe into Fitting & hold for 30 seconds.
  • Ensure proper alignment of pipe & fitting to avoid stress on the joints.
  • Ensure installation is done in such a way that there are no chances of air entrapment.
  • Provide Vertical & Horizontal Supports as recommended.
  • Use Teflon tapes only as thread sealant.
  • Insulation hot water pipes exposed to the atmosphere.
  • Always conduct hydraulic pressure testing after installation to detect any leaks and faults.
  • Wait for appropriate cure time before pressure testing. Fill lines slowly and bleed air from the system prior to pressure testing.

DONT’s

  • Do not Use Metal Hooks or Nails to support/hold or put pressure on the pipes. Do not use straps & hangers with rough or sharp edges. Do not tighten the straps over the pipes.
  • Never expose the pipe to Open Flame while trying to bend it.
  • Do not drop pipes on edges from heights. Do not drop heavy objects on pipes or walk on pipes.
  • Do not dilute the Fusion Compound with Thinners/ MTO or any other liquid etc.
  • Do not use air or gases for pressure testing.
  • Do not use any other petroleum or solvent-based sealant, adhesive, lubricant or fire stop material on PVC pipes and fittings.
  • Do not use UPVC Pipes & Fittings for pneumatic applications.
  • Don't use thread for jointing of UPVC pipes & fittings.