1 MAY 2007. Disclaimer All information contained in this brochure should serve as a guide only and is subject to change without notice. Gatic- Milnes Pty Ltd does not invite any person to act or rely upon such information and liability for such information is excluded. In particular, as new technology is developed rapidly, product specifications, designs and components may change and Gatic- Milnes Pty Ltd reserves the right in its discretion to make such changes as it sees fit. The information contained in this catalogue does not form part of the terms and conditions of sale or constitute the description of any goods to be supplied by Gatic Milnes Pty Ltd or its distributors. Before purchasing a good, customers should source current product information from their distributor and seek expert advice on their particular intended use and application for the product.
2 Copyright 2007 Gatic- Milnes Pty Ltd. No part of this catalogue may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system of transmitted in any form, electronic, mechanical recording or otherwise without the consent of Gatic- Milnes Pty Ltd. Milnes is a registered trademark of Gatic- Milnes Pty. Ltd. TABLE OF CONTENTS. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Page No. General Information 2. Product Guide 3. Installation Instructions: for Tapping Saddles 4. Installation Instructions: for Pressure Tapping 5. General Technical Data: for Connection Ends 6. GM60A - Tapping Bands for Series 1 PVC (White) or Galvanised Steel pipe 7-8. GM60B - Tapping Bands for Series 2 PVC (Blue), AC or DICL pipe 9 - 11. GM60C - Tapping Bands for Polyethylene (PE) pipe 12 - 13. GM70 - Ferrule Bends 14. GM70 - Self Tapping (NZ) Ferrule 15. GM70 - Pressure Tapping Ferulles 16 - 19.
3 GM71 - Standard Ferulles 20 - 21. GM73 - Stop Tap Meters 22. GM76 - Inline Ball Valves 23 - 24. GM77 - Right Angle Ball Valves 25 - 26. GM78 - Dual Check Valve 27. Ball Valve Kits 28 - 30. Accessories 31. Norcast Tapping Machine 31. O' Ring Seal Replacement 31. Lip Seal Replacement 31. May 2007 PRODUCT CATALOGUE Page 1. GENERAL INFORMATION. About Us The Milnes brand name has been in the industry for more than 50 years. The range of products are for use on water supply, irrigation and plumbing pipelines. The Milnes brand name is dedicated to customer satisfaction through product innovation and quality. The Milnes product range comprises: Tapping Bands Inline and Right Angle Ball valves Standard and Under Pressure Tapping ferrules Ferrule bends Contact us on 1800 335 303 or your nearest Milnes distributor.
4 Key Product Specification Key Products Description Standards Tapping Bands AS4793 / MP52 SPEC025. Ferrule Bends AS3688. Pressure Tapping ferrules and Standard ferrules AS3496 / AS3718. Inline and Right Angle Ball Valves AS4796 / MP52 SPEC012. Operating Pressures (All Products). Class of Allowable operating Maximum allowable Allowable site test Product pressure operating pressure pressure (PN) kPa kPa kPa 16 1600 1920 2000. Definitions: Allowable operating pressure - The allowable internal pressure, excluding surge that a component can safely withstand in service. Maximum allowable operating pressure - The maximum internal pressure, including surge that a component can safely withstand in service. Allowable site test pressure - Maximum pressure applied on site in a newly installed pipeline, includes a safety factor and allowances for surge.
5 Table of Common Pipes & Diameters Type of Nominal Size (DN) Tapping Class Standard Band Material 50 65 80 100 125 150 175 200 225 250 300 350 375 400 450 Types DICL DICL All AS/NZS2280 - - 96 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 345 - 426 - 507 GM60B. GRP GRP All - - - - 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 345 399 426 453 507 GM60B. CICL CICL Class B - - - 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 334 - 413 - 492 GM60B. CICL Class C AS/NZS2544 - - 96 122 149 177 203 232 259 286 345 - 426 - 507 GM60B. AC AC Class A,B AS1711 - - 96 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 334 - 413 - 492 GM60B. AC Class C,D AS1711 - - 96 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 345 - 426 - 507 GM60B. uPVC uPVC Series 2 (Blue) AS/NZS1477 - - - 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 345 - 426 - 507 GM60B. uPVC Series 1 (White) AS/NZS1477 60 75 89 114 140 160 200 225 250 280 315 355 400 450 500 GM60A.
6 MPVC mPVC Series 2 (Blue) AS4765 - - 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 345 - 426 - 507 GM60B. mPVC Series 1 (White) AS4765 60 75 89 114 140 160 200 225 250 280 315 355 400 450 500 GM60A. oPVC oPVC Series 2 (Blue) AS4441 - - - 122 - 177 - 232 259 286 345 - - - - GM60A. STEEL STEEL MSCL AS1579 - - - 114 - 168 - 219 - 273 324 355 - 406 457 GM60A. Galvanised GWI AS1074 60 76 89 114 140 168 - - - - - - - - - GM60A. PE PE AS4130 50 63 75 90/110 125/140 160 180 200 225 250/280 315 355 - 400 450 GM60C. Note: The above Chart to be used as a guide only Page 2 PRODUCT CATALOGUE May 2007. PRODUCT. GUIDE. Typical Applications of Milnes pipe Fittings & Valves Right Right Angle Angle Ball Valve Stop Tap Meter WATER. METER Ready for connection to water meter Ready for Termination service Box connection Inline Ball Valve Copper pipe Poly pipe Pressure Tapping CB End SB End PB End Ferrule Inline Ball Ferrule Valve Bends Tapping Tapping Band Band NOTE: NOTE: Above assembly applies to Post Installation (Under pressure tappings).
7 Above assembly applies to During Installation (No Crevet stainless steel Tapping Clamps or Taptite tapping bands can be used for pressure in pipeline). this purpose. Crevet stainless steel Clamps or D1 pretap The illustration shown are intended to serve as a guide only, individual application connections can be used for this purpose. will depend on specific requirements. For further information contact your nearest The illustration shown are intended to serve as a sales office. guide only, individual application will depend on Crevet is a registered trademark of Crevet Ltd. specific requirements. For further information Taptite is a registered trademark of Northern Iron & Brass Foundry Pty. Ltd. contact your nearest sales office. ( ). May 2007 PRODUCT CATALOGUE Page 3. INSTALLATION.
8 INSTRUCTIONS. for Tapping Saddles Installation Instructions Installation Instructions for Milnes Tapping Saddles Direction for use: pipe n Prepare the area of pipe to be covered by the tapping saddle by removing all dirt, and loose materials. Retainer O' ring hold bolts in position. o Position the bottom half of the tapping saddle making sure it is away from scored, pitted or damaged areas, as this will not provide a good seating area. Bottom Tapping Saddle p Fit the top of the tapping saddle around the pipe so that the bolts pass through the bolt holes in the top of the tapping saddle. Ensure contact surface is away from scored, pitted or damage areas. q With one hand underneath the bottom half of the tapping saddle pressing upwards, locate the bolt holes and screw on the nuts supplied with the other hand.
9 R Finger tighten the nuts so that the gap between the two Ensure seal contact area halves of the tapping saddle is equal on both sides. is away from scored, pitted or damage areas. s Tighten the nuts to 15ft/Ibs (20 Nm). Top Tapping Saddle Additional requirements for Lip Seals: When installing Tapping Saddles with lip seals, make sure the lip Align bolts to pass seal is in the correct position. The lips seal should be placed in through bolt holes the sealing groove with the sharp inner side of the lip seal facing in the top of the out towards the pipe or a small moulding line running around the tapping saddle. lip seal also indicates this should be facing down towards the pipe . If the lip seal is placed in the incorrect position the joint may leak. Seal Installation: 1. O' Ring installation.
10 Incorrect correct O' Ring Seal Replacement Product Code: Suits Product Code Description Tapping Size GMOR60038 38 X 8 NITRILE O' RING 15. GMOR60041 41 X NITRILE O' RING 20, 25 & 32. GMOR60062 62 X 11 NITRILE O' RING 40 & 50. Finger tighten the nuts so that gap between 2. Lip Seal (ELS) installation. the tapping saddle is equal on both sides. Square inner edge of lip seal Sharp outer edge Tighten nuts to 15ft/Ibs (20Nm). incorrect correct Lip Seal Replacement Product Code: Suits Product Code Description Tapping Size GMOR60780 SMALL NITRILE LIP SEAL 20, 25 & 32. GMOR60790 LARGE NITRILE LIP SEAL 40 & 50. Page 4 PRODUCT CATALOGUE May 2007. INSTALLATION. INSTRUCTIONS. for Pressure Tapping Installation Instructions Installation Instructions for Milnes Standard Pressure Tapping Ferrule Valves Applications: Tapping a water main already under pressure allows services to be connected at a later date without interrupting existing consumers or water services.