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Plastic Pipe Joining - Fusion & Mechanical - & Operator Qualification Workshop
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5/2/2017 to 5/3/2017
When: Day 1: 8AM-4PM / Day 2: 8AM-11AM
Where: IAMU Training & Office Complex
1735 NE 70th Ave
Ankeny, Iowa  50021
United States
Contact: Rod Parcel
(800) 810-4268

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This workshop is designed for gas distribution system fusion technicians and distribution operators who work for municipal utilities or contractors.

Annual fusion qualification is required by the Office of Pipeline Safety ( 49CFR Part 192.285).

Training Objectives
This workshop is designed to familiarize participants in properties of:

  • Polyethylene (PE) piping materials
  • Polyethylene fusion procedures
  • Individual and system safety practices
  • Mechanical fitting joining procedures
  • Backhoe and trencher

Main Training Field Operator Qualification Tasks

  • Locating & Mapping
  • Field Leak Investigations
  • Bar Hole Testing
  • Purging
  • Proper Documentation of Leaks
  • Type of Pressure Testing for Mains I Services

NOTE: Bring your own pipe material, fusion fittings, socket fusion fittings, hard hats, work boots, and safety equipment to the workshop!


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