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GEROfit® REXBarrier Pipe. Permeation-tight pipe system.

GEROfit® REX prevents the permeation of pollutants through the pipe wall. It thus permanently protects the drinking water to be transported. It is suitable for installation in contaminated soils and offers permanent protection against the risk of contamination. Predestined for installation in flooded areas.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • SDR
    7,4 | 11 | 17 | more on request
  • Dimension
    32 - 630 mm
  • Usage
    Drinking water
  • Pipe structure
    Medium pipe according to DIN and EN standards | PE 100-RC medium pipe | dimensionally added protective jacket made of a modified polyolefin compound | Bi-axially oriented polymer matrix film with embedded metallic diffusion barrier
  • Marking
    Medium pipe in black (if necessary with 4 longitudinal blue stripes distributed around the circumference) | Medium pipe with complete metre marking according to DVGW | Protective jacket in blue with four longitudinal green stripes distributed around the circumference | Protective jacket with complete metre marking according to DVGW
  • Application/­intended use
    Drinking water pipe for underground installation in accordance with standards and DVGW approval | Installation in open trenches with and without sand bedding possible | Trenchless new installation and rehabilitation | Installation in contaminated soils in accordance with KIWA BRL K17101
  • Special feature(s)
    Permeation-tight | GEROfit® REX for installation in contaminated soils | Permanent external monitoring of the PE 100-RC materials and the pipe | Gerodur drinking water pipes with additional regular organoleptic testing - Qplus label
  • Material
    Medium pipe PE 100-RC | protective jacket modified polyolefin compound | bi-axially oriented polymer matrix film with embedded metallic barrier layer
  • Standards
    DIN EN 12201 | DIN 8074/­8075 | PAS 1075 | DVGW GW 335 – A2 | KIWA BRL K17101
  • Certification
    KIWA | DVGW | DIN CERTCO /­ TÜV Rheinland | international on request
  • Delivery forms
    straight length | coil | drum

System components

  • Fitting parts


    Professionally prefabricated fittings such as bends, T-pieces, stub ends and reducers with intelligent metallic diffusion barrier.
  • Tapping valve


    New: Permeation-tight tapping valve with side outlet and integrated stainless steel tapping cutter.
  • REX VLUX® Adapter


    Exceptionally easy to install: VLUX® adapter for GEROfit® REX tapping valve for a permanent, permeation-tight outlet combination.
  • REX-Tape


    Tested REX aluminium tape for the subsequent permeation-tight reprotection of welded joints and exposed pipe surfaces.
  • Sealing tape


    Highly tear-resistant GEROfit® sealing tape for a watertight reprotection of welded joints and exposed pipe surfaces.
  • Fabric tape


    Scratch-resistant fabric tape for reprotection of the welding area. Easy handling thanks to subsequent curing. High flexibility when the pipe is bent.

Accessories

Peeler Set

The power pack for protective jacket pipes according to PAS 1075 type 3. For quick and easy removal of the protective jacket.
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Rerounding clamps

The tackler for maximum rounding force when welding with electrofusion sockets.
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References

 

Processing instructions

Suitable installation

  • Sand bedding


    When laying in a sand bed, the excavated material must be replaced with a sand bedding in accordance with DIN EN 805. Restrictions on the grain sizes of the bedding material must be observed.
  • Without sand bedding


    Due to the verification by an independent testing institute, the installation is possible without a sand bed. This eliminates the additional expense of replacing the excavation with a sand bedding in accordance with DIN EN 805 (transport, landfill).
  • Ploughing


    In the ploughing method, the soil is displaced by a plough blade and the pipeline is placed on the bottom of the soil.
  • Milling


    In the milling process, a pipe trench is cut into the subsoil by machine and the pipeline is laid on the bottom of the trench.
  • Pipe bursting


    Static pipe bursting is the renewal of the old pipeline along the same of the old pipe route, which is shattered by the bursting head and the remaining fragments are pressed into the surrounding soil.
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)


    The new installation by HDD is usually carried out in three successive work steps. With the continuous pilot borehole, which is controlled by positioning the route is determined. This is followed by the widening of the borehole and the pulling in of the pipe string.
  • Relining


    In the case of relining with annular space, the new pipe string with a smaller cross-section is pulled into the cleaned old pipeline using a pull-in device.
  • Soil Displacement Method


    In the soil displacement method, a pneumatically operated displacement hammer, a so-called "rocket", is used to excavate an underground cavity. The new pipeline is then pulled into it.

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Gerodur MPM Kunststoffverarbeitung GmbH & Co. KG
01844 Neustadt i. Sa.
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