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SuperSeal™

Heat shrinkable sleeve for protection of pre-insulated pipe joints

SuperSeal™ is a high performance, heat shrinkable product intended for sealing of pre-insulated pipe joints.

SuperSeal™ provides superior barrier against moisture ingress while protecting the joints from the soil stresses associated with Pre-Insulated Pipelines. Specifically designed for bonding to polyethylene pipes and casings, SuperSeal™ offers low substrate pre-heat temperature thus making the installation of this product simple, forgiving, and most importantly, reliable.

Effective Long Term Sealing

  • A combination of cross-linked polyethylene backing with a layer of unique hot melt adhesive, results in a long term barrier impermeable to moisture
  • As part of an insulated pipe joint casing and sealing system, SuperSeal™ complies with the stringent requirements of the EN 489 standard

Proven Track Record

  • SuperSeal™ has been protecting joints of pre-insulated pipelines for over 25 years

Reliable and Consistent Performance

  • Low installation pre-heat temperature ensures uniform and consistent bond to the substrate
  • High performance backing provides superior mechanical strength required for high stress environments

Flexible Product Options Save Time and Money

  • Available in three configurations: pre-cut to specific pipe size, bulk rolls and tubes
  • Allows for lower inventories of pre-cut sleeves and just-in-time sleeve cutting, thus reducing cost

Product Properties

Adhesive Properties Test Method Typical Values
Softening Point ASTM E28 90°C
Lap Shear @ 23°C EN 12068 135 N/cm2
Backing Properties
Tensile Strength ASTM D638 24 MPa
Elongation ASTM D638 700%
Hardness ASTM 2240 48 Shore D
Hardness ASTM D1044 35 mg
Sleeve Properties
Adhesion Strength @ 23°C EN 12068 80 N/cm
Water Absorption ASTM D570 0.05 %
Low Temp. Flexibility ASTM D2671 -30°C
Soil Box & Pressure Vessel Test* EN 489 100 cycles, 30 kPa @ 30°C for 24 h (Tested with 8.0% sand humidity)
Soil Box & Pressure Vessel Test EN 489 1000 cycles, 100 kPa @ 40°C for 600 h (Tested with 8.0% sand humidity)
Thickness T L Tubes
Backing (nominal thickness as supplied) 0.6 mm 0.9 mm 0.6 mm
Adhesive (nominal thickness as supplied) 0.9 mm 1.3 mm 0.8 mm

Applications / Assets

  • Pre-insulated pipe

Documentation

Last Updated: 10/20/2017 8:36:54 AM
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