Covalence® High Shrinking Series

Heat-shrinkable bell & spigot (socket) joint corrosion protection coating.

Typically used on steel or ductile iron pipes coated with polyethylene, concrete or other coatings such as paint, zinc, etc. MEPS/HEPS/MPSM are also used to coat reducers, bends and dielectric joints. They have a 2 layer construction consisting in a visco-elastic adhesive sealant and a thick walled, irradiation cross-linked, and high density polyethylene.

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Covalence® High Shrinking Series
  • Features & Benefits
  • Product Range
  • Downloads

Features & Benefits

Features

  • High density polyethylene backing with enhanced shrink ratio
  • Dimpled backing provides a 'Permanent Change Indicator' for proper application
  • Fully retains the deflection and longitudinal movement of the socket joint
  • No special filler needed in the transition zone
  • DVGW certified

Benefits

  • Conforms easily to step-down joint shapes
  • Ensures correct application heat and allows easy post-installation inspection
  • Makes installation fast and easy, keeps installation costs low
  • No break of the sealing ring
  • Meets international standards

Product Range

Code Name Description
Available on request MEPS A wraparound heat-shrinkable socket joint corrosion protection coating with 36% shrinkage
Available on request HEPS A wrap-around heat-shrinkable socket joint corrosion protection coating with 45% shrinkage
Available on request MPSM A tubular heat-shrinkable socket joint corrosion protection coating with 36% or 45% shrinkage

Downloads

Name Description Language Download
PDS Covalence HEPS-MEPS-MPSM-C30 Product Data Sheet English download
PDS Covalence MPSM-MEPS-65M Product Data Sheet English download

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