Natural Gas Utility

MANUFACTURING ELECTROFUSION TECHNOLOGIES IS A SCIENCE AND NOT FOR EVERYONE... BUT IT IS OUR SPECIALTY.

Performance Pipe, a Division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, is the exclusive distributor of Plasson USA’s Electrofusion products in the United States.  For more information about Performance Pipe, visit them online here.

Plasson USA provides the Natural Gas Utility market with Electrofusion fittings that are rigorously tested for reliable, high performance pipe joining and long system life. This automated system has been proven to be the most economical and reliable due to the low potential for operator error.

Key Benefits:

  • Stronger Pipe Joining – Plasson electrofusion quality fittings have long penetration depths and fusion zones which ensure high quality joints.
  • Most Economical – Economic benefits are a result of overall integrated system quality and innovation, including the computerized smart system which reduces the potential for operator error.
  • High Performance – Proven high performance in gas distribution.
  • Superior Service – Plasson USA provides unmatched service based on over 40 years in the field.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES

  • Industrial
  • Gas
  • Mining
  • Water
  • Fire Protection
  • Landfill
  • Oil and Gas

Electrofusion Fittings

Plasson USA offers a wide range of solutions for joining PE Piping systems in the Natural Gas Utility industries. Our electrofusion product line complies with industry standards in the Natural Gas Utility market including ASTM and ISO. All Plasson electrofusion fittings (rated 160 psi and higher) are manufactured using PE 4710 black compounded resins listed in the PPI TR-4 and which conform to international standards for potable water.

 

Plasson USA provides a wide range of solutions for joining PE Pipe Systems. Our solutions have been used in all industries utilizing PE Pipe in over 80 countries around the world.  Our manufacturing facility features the most modern of automation technologies to ensure consistent high quality products time after time.

 

Plasson USA Electrofusion Fittings are specifically designed for reliable, high performance pipe joining and long system life. Our automated Electrofusion system has been proven to be the most economical due to the low potential for operator error.

 

All our Electrofusion Fittings are designed, tested and quality controlled in accordance with Plasson’s internal standards, as well as, meet or exceed the following standards:

 

  • ASTM D2513
  • ASTM F1055
  • ASTM F2897
  • ISO 8085
  • ISO 14236
  • AWWA C906

Plasson Electrofusion Smart System

As a component of our Electrofusion Smart System, our Electrofusion Fittings can be connected to the Plasson Control Box to automatically obtain the fitting fusion information, without reading the barcode of the fitting.

 

The entire Plasson USA Electrofusion process is executed and fully monitored by the computerized Plasson Control Boxes, minimizing the potential for operator error. This enables safe and dependable connections.

 

Our Electrofusion Fittings are manufactured using PE 4710 black compounded resins listed in the PPI-TR4 and which conform to international standards for potable water including NSF 61.

 

In addition, our Electrofusion Fittings are 40 Volts, with 4.0mm terminal pins and a universal barcode. The fusion and cooling times are clearly marked on the barcode of every fitting. This information may also be obtained by with the barcode reader.

The right piece of the puzzle

Plasson USA Electrofusion product offering is a diverse line of Couplings, Tapping Tees, Branch Saddles, Transition Saddles (Corp), 45 & 90 degree Elbows, Reducers and In-Line Tees.

 

Plasson USA also offers a one of a kind adjustable elbow that will allow for those difficult tie-ins or line up situations that occur frequently in the field. All of our saddle type fittings come complete with their own clamping device to affix the fitting to the main, eliminating the need for costly additional clamping tools. Our fittings feature the Plasson Smart System and a Universal Barcode for compatibility with other manufacturer’s Electrofusion Processors.

Testing & Certificates:
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Plasson USA Electrofusion Fittings are Manufactured in compliance with ASTM D2513 and ASTM F1055 standards.

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Adjustable Elbows:
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Our Adjustable Elbows provide an unmatched solution for those difficult tie-ins or repairs. The flexible design of this fitting is truly one-of-a-kind and a great solution for your field applications.

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Couplings:
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Our Electrofusion Couplings have long penetration depths and fusion zones which ensure high quality joints. They are designed, tested and quality controlled in accordance with Plasson’s internal standards.

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45° & 90° Elbows:
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Plasson USA Electrofusion Elbows have long penetration depths and fusion zones which ensure high quality joints.

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Branch Saddles:
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Our Electrofusion Branch Saddles are supplied with a dedicated strap/clamp to assure proper compression during the fusion process.

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Reducers:
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Plasson USA Electrofusion Reducers have long penetration depths and fusion zones which ensure high quality joints.

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Tapping Tees:
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Plasson USA Electrofusion Tapping Tees are supplied with a dedicated strap/clamp to assure proper compression during the fusion process.

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Inline Tees:
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Our In Line Tees have long penetration depths and fusion zones which ensure high quality joints.

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Technical Support

We offer our customers a number of support services including custom specs, onsite support and technical presentations. Our engineering services team works directly with the distributors and/or end users to design and specify the correct product for the complex project. Want more information? Download our Technical Support Document or Contact us for more information.

  • Industrial
  • Gas
  • Mining
  • Water
  • Fire Protection
  • Landfill

Accessories & Tooling

Plasson USA offers a wide range of accessories and tools such as electrofusion control processors, hand scrapers, pipe cutters, fitting clamps, pipe rollers, pipe supports and re-rounding tools.

Electrofusion Controllers & Equipment:
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Plasson USA offers a full line of control boxes, scrapers, clamps, re-rounding tools, pipe cutters, squeeze tools, tapping tools and cutters.

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Technical Support

We offer our customers a number of support services including custom specs, onsite support and technical presentations. Our engineering services team works directly with the distributors and/or end users to design and specify the correct product for the complex project. Want more information? Download our Technical Support Document or Contact us for more information.

  • Gas

Mechanical Connections

Plasson USA offers Cat 1 Transition Fittings for the Natural Gas Utility market to transition from steel to polyethylene pipes with either weld ends or NPT threaded ends. The Cat 1 Transition Fittings are manufactured from carbon steel with a custom epoxy coating.

Transition Fittings:
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Converting from metal pipe to PE4710/PE3408 is simple with Plasson USA Transition Fittings. Whether it’s carbon steel, stainless steel, or brass, Plasson USA brings it together with PE4710 HDPE.

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Technical Support

We offer our customers a number of support services including custom specs, onsite support and technical presentations. Our engineering services team works directly with the distributors and/or end users to design and specify the correct product for the complex project. Want more information? Download our Technical Support Document or Contact us for more information.

  • Industrial
  • Gas
  • Mining
  • Water
  • Fire Protection
  • Landfill
  • Oil and Gas

Molded Fittings

Plasson USA offers a wide variety of molded fittings including end caps and in-line tees.

Molded Fittings:
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Plasson USA HDPE molded fittings are available to meet your needs in compliance with ASTM D2513, D3261, F2897 and AWWA C901 and C906 product standards.

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Technical Support

We offer our customers a number of support services including custom specs, onsite support and technical presentations. Our engineering services team works directly with the distributors and/or end users to design and specify the correct product for the complex project. Want more information? Download our Technical Support Document or Contact us for more information.