PRESCON Pipe (AWWA C303)
Introducing Forterra’s Prescon Pipe; all the attributes and benefits of Bar-Wrapped Concrete Cylinder Pipe (C303) with the added convenience of faster deliveries, standardized fittings/specials, and field adjustment flexibility.
Currently available in diameters from 400 to 500mm (also 350mm upon request). Forterra’s Prescon Pipe is designed and manufactured in accordance with the AWWA Manual M9 and the AWWA C303 Standard, respectively. Prescon pipe is manufactured using welded steel cylinder with sized, welded steel joint rings attached. The pipe interior is lined with centrifugally applied mortar or concrete lining. A steel bar is helically wound tightly around the outside of the cylinder and securely welded to the steel joint rings. A coating of cement-rich dense mortar is applied to the cylinder and bar wrap. The mortar coating on the pipe creates a passivating alkaline environment that protects the steel cylinder, joint rings and bar from corrosion.
Size: In diameters from 350mm to 500mm with standard lengths of 7.315m
In addition to reliable C303 performance, Prescon pipe offers system owners several benefits including: cost efficiency in terms of materials, handling, and installation, plus the inherent corrosion protection provided by combining steel with Portland cement mortar.