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Floplast Above Ground Drainage

Floplast Above Ground Drainage

FloPlast above ground drainage products include pipe, fittings, couplers, single socket bends and double socket bends. Also white 110mm soil pipe.

To view our complete range of FloPlast above ground drainage products please visit or online store.

Maintaining High Standards

FloPlast operates quality and environment management systems which have been assessed by BSI and comply with the requirements of both BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Certificate No. FM 501414 and BS EN ISO 14001:2004 Certificate No. EMS 538445

All products are subject to continuous quality control  procedures and products manufactured to British Standard Specifications are marked accordingly.

Solvent Weld & Ring Seal

At Hitchin Plumbing Supplies, we offer a complete range of both Solvent Weld and Ring Seal fittings.

Differences Between Ring Seal and Solvent Weld

Ring seal is normally used in most installations and is much more commonplace that it's counterpart. The solvent weld system tends to be used for high pressure installations such as pumped sewage.

Ring-seal pipes rely on an elastomeric 'O' ring built into the coupling or the socket that is compressed against the outer wall of the upstream pipe or fitting when jointed, giving a completely watertight joint. Ring-seal jointing may be found as separate couplings or the pipes and fittings might have in-built couplings with identifiable 'female' and 'male' ends, known as sockets (f) and spigots (m). To join pipes in a ring-seal system, the spigot or coupling is lubricated and the pipes brought together with gentle force.

In solvent-weld systems the couplings and fittings are glued together by a special solvent that is supplied by the pipe manufacturer. It is very important that you take note of the manufacturers instructions with regarding to jointing as these can vary. It's also important to use the correct solvent and not to mix them between different products / manufacturers.

Floplast 110mm Ring Seal Soil System PVC-U Pipe Grey, Black Or White

Lightweight Soil Pipe manufactured from PVC-U for strength and durability. Easy to work with and suitable for high temperature waste discharges. 110mm pipe ideal for creation of a soil stack. When creating a soil stack, begin from the base and work up.

System Features

  • Manufactured to BS EN 1329-1:2000, BS 4514:2001
  • Available in black, olive grey and white where aplicable.
  • Extremely durable solvent weld system is unaffected by ultra violet light, provides resistance to most inorganic
  • acids and alkalis and is specifically formulated to be resistant to boiling water and will not support combustion.
  • Use SC125 / SC250 Solvent Cement, manufactured to BS6209 for jointing products.
  • For additional items to compliment soil system please see Ring Seal Soil System

About Hitchin Plumbing Supplies

Hitchin Plumbing Supplies are a family run business, dealing in a traditional fashion, and believe as a valued customer, we cater for your every need - large enough to cope, small enough to care!

Offering invaluable expert advice, backed with our many years of experience, Hitchin Plumbing Supplies have highly knowledgable sales advisors to talk to, ensuring you choose the right products for the job. You can rest assured that whenever you deal with us, you will always receive the very best quality products and service.

All plumbing supplies on the website are in stock and we offer fast delivery to the whole of the UK.


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