Yes, the Push-fit range is manufactured to BS EN 1451 and the Solvent Weld range is manufactured to BS EN 1566.
Yes, by using the compression fittings.
Yes, they can be fitted outside and do not require painting.
Yes, they can be fitted outside but they must be painted.
By using boss pipes or a strap on boss - for 32mm (BW1), 40mm (BW2) or for 50mm (BW3).
An expansion coupling should be used every 1.8m on the solvent weld waste.
There are advantages and disadvantages to each, see table below to determine which is best for you:
|Cannot be pulled apart
|Lower impact resistance than PP
|Lower temperature resistance than PP
|Relatively easy to assemble
|Permanently water tight
|Used externally without painting
|Does not need protection from daylight
|Can been taken apart
Joints need supporting
|Cannot be used externally without being protected from UV (needs to move to right column)
|Simple to assemble
|High impact resistance
|Withstands higher temperatures
The following nominal sizes are for reference only:
- Sink - 40mm
- Shower - 40mm
- - 32mm
Brett Martin MuPVC and PVC-C waste systems are manufactured to BS EN 1566-1.