BK Lubricant has been specifically formulated to act as effective lubricant in the jointing of water pipes which require the use of rubber gaskets. BK Lubricant was tested over three years both mechanically and chemically following requests from the australian water industry for a more effective lubricant in all conditions.
BK Standard Pipe Jointing Lubricant has been specifically formulated with price in mind to act as an effective lubricant in the jointing of pipes which require the use of rubber gaskets. This lubricant is based on our BK Lubricant which has proven to be very successful. Thomas Grozier & Son Pty. Ltd. has produced similar vegetable based lubricants for some 40 years.
Approved for use with datwyler epdm gaskets supplied with concrete panel Installed by tunnel boring machines TBM'S.
Before inserting gasket, ensure that all foreign matter has been removed to ensure that the gasket seat is clean. Use the lubricant to cover the chamfer and 25mm of the barrel. Lubricate the exposed face of the gasket ensuring that no lubricant gets between the gasket and socket. Apply by gloved hand, stiff brush, spatula or cloth.
Flushing must be done with contents removed completely with thorough cleaning before final testing and putting the line back into service. NB. Flush to local authorities requirements if they require a more rigorous procedure.
Standard Jointing Lubricant has been specifically formulated, with price in mind to act as an effective lubricant in the jointing of pipes which require the use of rubber gaskets. This lubricant is based on our BK Lubricant which has superior load bearing and hot and wet weather properties. Thomas Grozier & Son Pty. Ltd. has produced similar lubricants for some 30 years.
Where very high levels of water quality are not required such as sewerage and irrigation. By using this product it ensures a consistent high quality of jointing is achieved as opposed to using any grease which may effect the rubber rings or not allow the correct positioning of the gasket resulting in failure of the joint during pressure testing. Using the correct lubricant in every joint results in far greater productivity and a far higher and predicable standard of jointing.