Geopress K

General

Geopress K

Press connector system for buried gas and drinking water supply lines, geothermal and rainwater usage.

Permitted pipe types

Drinking water supply
PE 80 / PE 100 in accordance with DIN 8074, DIN 8075, DIN EN 12201, GW 335-A2
PE‑Xc in accordance with DIN 16893, GW 335-A3

Licences - Systems
• Drinking water
Watermark and StandardsMark certification to AS/NZS 4129 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications with Lic No. 26451.
Valve functionality tested to WaterMark Technical Specification WMTS-012 In-​line valves and incorporated in Lic No. 26451.

Press connectors
• Checked in accordance with AS/NZS 4129
• Dimensions d 25–63 with Smart Connect Feature
• Suitable for working on a building site, made of fiber-​glass reinforced plastic - hygienically acceptable for all drinking water
• Threaded connections in accordance with AS ISO 7.1 (sealing pipe thread) and AS 1722.2 or ISO 228.1 (Fastening pipe thread)
Tapping valves
Geopress tapping valves are used to connect service connection lines to the following pressurised drinking water supply pipes.
• AS/NZS 4130 Polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications SDR 11 Series 1,2 & 3 Pipes

Model 9690
With operating shut-​off valve for service connection lines, sizes d 63‑200

Checked and licensed in accordance with AS/NZS 4129 and WMTS-012 and W 336 for pWater = 16 bar.

Operating conditions
The maximum operating pressure and maximum temperature are dependent on the type of pipe used and the specific usage.
Tmax = 20 °C applies for use in drinking water supply.

Using the system for any other uses than those described must be agreed with the Viega Service Center using the Material Inquiry form.

Use of press tools
The functional safety of the Viega press connector system depends primarily on the flawless state of the press machine and pressing tools used. This is why we recommend using Viega pressing tools to create press connections and having these tools inspected regularly by authorised service points.

Technical data
All information about components and tools can be found in the download section of the Viega homepage at www.viega.com.au
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Geopress K