Heat Iron Socket Fusion for Polyethylene Pipe
Socket fusion, consists of simultaneously heating both the external surface of the pipe end and the internal surface of the socket fitting until the material reaches the recommended fusion temperature, inspecting the melt pattern, inserting the pipe end into the socket, and holding it in place until the joint cools.
John has over 20 years’ experience working in natural gas pipeline transmission and distribution across the United States. Today he is recognized as an expert in natural gas integrity management training by utility operators and contractors alike. He has conducted 3,686 evaluations and has developed and managed programs that have trained thousands of pipeline crew members nationwide.