E-Z Weld Heavy Body Gray is a heavy bodied, slow set PVC Solvent Cement. This cement is part of our Industrial Grade line of products. This cement is formulated for use on PVC pipes and fittings. It is viscous (thick) and, carries very good gap filling properties. This cement is ideal for joining large diameter PVC / uPVC pipes & fittings where the gap between pipes and fittings is large. It may also be used on small diameter pipes and fittings. This cement requires a longer cure time. When joining large diameter pipe & fittings the use of primers is highly recommended.
ASTM has developed the following schedule and may be used as a guide (for relative humidity 60% or less. Sch. 40 size pipe.) eg. a 2” pipe size joint made at 55°F, 50% Relative Humidity and a test pressure of 100 psi would require a cure time of 4 hrs.
Ensure adequate ventilation to avoid vapor build up which may cause flash fire. Vapor build up may also cause dizziness, headaches or eye watering. If symptoms are experienced use respiratory protection (NOISH/MSHA TC 23 c or equivalent) or leave are and provide more fresh air. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing by use of safety glasses and gloves. Professionals should consult ASTM Standard F 402-93 Safe Handling of Solvent Cements, Primers and Cleaners Used for Joining Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings. Professional users should also read the Material Safety Data Sheet for the product.
Every batch of cement is carefully checked and monitored to assure consistently high quality standards. Records of every batch are kept. All ingredients are purchased from approved suppliers. This cement has passed the following test (performed in accordance with ASTM Std. D2564.
Material packaged in less than a liter size is exempted under "Limited Quantity Rules" by DOT. These packages may be shipped with the description ORM-D Consumer Commodity. Packages shipped under this description are not subject to shipping paper requirements for flammable materials.