This Appraisal addresses a range of P & I branded PN16 gunmetal mechanical tapping bands for use with PVC and Asbestos Cement pipes.

The tapping bands are designed to suit:

(a) Series 1 PVC-O, PVC-M and PVC-U. These bands are designated Type F, suitable for flexible pipes. Sizes considered in this Appraisal are DN80, DN100 and DN150. 

(b) Series 2 PVC-O, PVC-M, PVC-U and Asbestos Cement (AC) pipes. These tapping bands are branded Type F. Sizes considered in this Appraisal are DN100, DN150 and DN200.


Product categorymechanical tapping bands
PA NumberPA 1619
Report holderHydroflow Distributors (Aust) Pty Ltd
BrandP & I
StandardAS/NZS 4793:2009 Mechanical tapping bands for waterworks purposes
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