TITLE

Major utility adopts electrofusion fittings for gas line

AUTHOR(S)
Griffin, Jeff
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Apr97, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that PECO Energy Company has become the largest eastcoast utility company to adopt a policy of using electrofusion for most of its gas line joints which required fittings. Characteristics of electrofusion; Advantages of electrofusion; Evaluation of the use of electrofusion.
ACCESSION #
9710196104

 

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