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Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines


Determine pipe specifications
PE Pipe Identification
PE Pipe Standards
Pipe Classification terms
PE Pipe wall thickness
Fitting marking requirements
Characteristics of plastic pipes
Maintain and calibrate electrofusion control unit equipment
Setting up electrofusion welding equipment
Safety equipment
Measuring equipment
Cutting equipment
Site and Weather Considerations
Electrofusion Control Unit and site power supply
Perform electrofusion welding to required standard
Preparing pipe and fitting
Peeling Equipment
Pipe Surface Cleaning
Pipe marking
Pipe dimensional correction and alignment clamps
Perform heating, welding and cooling phases
Monitor and record achieved electrofusion weld parameters
Clean up
Assess quality of completed electrofusion joints
Identify quality requirements according to specifications
Assess joints against specification and report results
Joint information and record keeping
Quality control and assurance
Servicing and Calibration Record Sheet
Visual examination of electrofusion joints
Destructive testing of electrofusion welds
Routine and non-routine problems
Coiled pipe
Dimensional and Geometry Considerations
Saddle fittings
Work Orders
PPE requirements
Safety Equipment
Cleanup and disposal of waste
Work instructions and written procedures
Work health and safety Act
Work Health and Safety Regulation
Environmental legislation
Codes of practice
Organisational considerations
Emergency response
Hierarchy of hazard control
Dealing with Chemicals
High temperature hazards
Working in Confined Spaces
SWMS Interpretation - Portable Generators
SDS Interpretation - Isopropanol
Silica dust hazard
UV Radiation hazards
Electrical hazards
Excavation hazards
Practical assessment marked by trainer

Example Resources

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