1) Before jointing, check that the spigot has been cut square and all burrs removed from the inside and outside pipe edge. Remove all dirt, and moisture from spigot and socket end.

2) Dry degrease and prime each spigot and socket with a cloth dampened with priming fluid. Check with your distributor as to which type should be used.

3) Using a suitable sized brush, apply a thin, even coat of solvent cement to the internal surface of the socket first.

Then apply a thin even coat of solvent cement up to the witness mark on the spigot, DO NOT USE EXCESS SOLVENT CEMENT, and DO NOT DILUTE or add anything to the solvent cement. As a guide the brush should be approximately one third the pipe diameter and large enough to apply the solvent cement to the joint in about 30 seconds.

4) Make the joint immediately. In one movement insert and twist the spigot end into the socket so that it rotates to about a 1/4 turn. The spigot end should be fully homed in the socket. Hold for a minimum of 30 seconds

5)With a clean rag, wipe off any excess solvent cement which may have built up eternally on the pipe or socket.

6) Once the joint is made, do not disturb it for 5 minutes or rough handle for at least 1 hour.


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