Your questions, answers and information
Frequently Asked Questions
2200 kPaWhat is the max. working temp?
100oCWhat is the burst pressure?
8000 kPaIs it safe?
Yes, however you need to exercise extreme caution when working with any fluid & gas under pressureCan I install it myself?
Yes, full installation guidelines are available upon requestCan I use it outdoors?
Yes, the pipe is suitable for long term exposure to the natural elements and U.V.Can I bury it in the ground?
Yes, as it is resistant to corrosionDo you need any special tools?
No, except you need a "Socket Fusion" welder for the welded systemCan it sustain heavy impacts without breaking?
Yes, it has very high impact resistanceWhat happens if it becomes damaged?
The pipe can generally withstand surface damage of 10% without affecting it's overall performance, however severe damage failure is of a ductile nature and will not fragment or shatter.Is it rigid or flexible and will it sag?
It is semi-rigid and will often allow it it flex over minor obstructions such as electrical conduit.What standards does it meet?
It will comply fully with AS1345-1995 it will also satisfy AS4041, AS 2053, AS1180.10B, UL94Is it suitable for food contact?
YesWhy is it coloured?
To readily identify the class of conveyed material.Can I bend it?
Yes, you can cold bend it to 22 x the O.D. However it should not be heated prior to bending.Can I get it in any colour?
Only if you can satisfy our minimum order requirementsHow long has it been on the market?
Our products have been used in Australia since 1989Does it come in coils?
NoWho makes it and where does it come from?
It is manufactured in Australia by Calair Pipe Systems
YesIs it suitable for vacuum?
Yes, it can handle full vacuum
No, it is only suitable for inert gases such as Nitrogen, Argon, Carbon Dioxide etc.
Many types of acids and alkalis. A full chemical resistance chart is available upon request
It is semi automatic system with the 2nd protection level against radian heat being activated by heat sensorsHow much water does it need?
We recommend a minimum of 25,000 litres to give effective protection for approx. 2.5hrs