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Dependable Electrofusion Welding in BC

When it comes to creating durable and reliable connections between different types of piping, electrofusion is an excellent way to create a strong, homogenous joint. It

prevents infiltration from things such as tree roots and provides a strong joint that can hold up under high pressures. We have years of experience in delivering personalized electrofusion welding solutions in the BC region. Our team of certified technicians has advanced equipment that gets electrofusion done perfectly and on time. You can rely on us for quality workmanship.


If you are looking for electrofusion welding in BC, count on Ironman Directional Drilling. Please contact us to discuss options and learn how we can help.


What is Electrofusion?

Electrofusion is a popular welding technique used in civil infrastructure, mining and plumbing projects. This method is used to join both medium- and high-density polyethylene piping. It can also be used on other types of plastic piping. Electrofusion uses special fittings that have built-in electric heating elements as a way to weld the joint together.


The Process

The method works by first cleaning the ends of the pipes that will be joined. They are then inserted into the electrofusion fitting and a voltage is applied for a fixed time. The built-in heating coils are then able to melt the inside of the fitting and outside of the pipe wall. This welds them together to create a strong, durable joint. Once the assembly is cooled a homogenous, strong joint is created. When properly made, the resulting joint is as strong as the original pipe and can withstand all the loads that are applied during routine installation.


When Is Electrofusion Suitable?

Electrofusion is an innovative technique that provides many benefits, such as ease of installation and low costs. If you're on the fence about electrofusion, please consider the following factors:

  • Accessibility: Generally, electrofusion is a more practical solution in situations where there are accessibility constraints, such as trenches.

  • Material: Electrofusion is also used to weld pipes made of different materials.

  • Structure: Electrofusion does not require the pipes to have the same wall thickness.

Please contact us if you'd like to discuss your electrofusion needs.



Benefits of Electrofusion

Some advantages of electrofusion fittings are:

  • Chemical resistance and non-corrosive

  • Easy to install and maintain

  • Secured and long-lasting

  • Produce consistent joints

  • Diverse fitting range

  • Low operation costs


Contact Us Today!

If you need electrofusion in Kamloops, Vernon, Kelowna and surrounding areas it can be safely carried out by one of our technicians. The electrofusion control unit can even mark each junction with a permanent bar code and record of the procedures used regarding pressure, temperature, and time.


In addition to electrofusion welding, we also offer a variety of services, including underground pipework, plowing and hydrovac services.

For more information on how we use electrofusion for your installation in Kamloops, Vernon, Kelowna and surrounding areas give us a call.

What We Do

With certified welders on staff, Ironman Directional Drilling can assist you with all of the following services:

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