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Actuated Valves Technical
Actuated Valve Program   (Updated 10/01/16)
Actuated Valve Program
Spears® Actuated Valve Options   (Updated 10/01/16)
Available Options
Electro Series Actuated Ball Valves   (Updated 10/01/16)
Electro Series Specifications
Electro Compact Ball Valve Dimensions
Electro True Union Ball Valve Dimensions
Premium Actuated Valve Package Overview   (Updated 10/01/16)
Premium Actuated Valve Package Overview
Electric Actuated True Union Ball Valves
Pneumatic Actuated True Union Ball Valves
Electric Actuated Butterfly Valves
Pneumatic Actuated Butterfly Valves
Electric Actuated Diaphragm Valves
Unitized Actuated Diaphragm Valves - Pneumatic With Plastic Housing
Pneumatic Actuated Diaphragm Valves
Electric Actuator Options & Accessories   (Updated 10/01/16)
Options & Accessories Overview
Pneumatic Actuator Options & Accessories For Ball & Butterfly Valves   (Updated 10/01/16)
Options & Accessories Overview
Pneumatic Actuator Options & Accessories For Diaphragm Valves   (Updated 10/01/16)
Options & Accessories Overview
Additional Actuated Valve Configuration, Options & Accessories Not Specified   (Updated 10/01/16)
Additional Options & Accessories Not Specified
Actuation Terminology & Definitions   (Updated 10/01/16)
General System Terms & Actuator Terms
Actuator Accessory & Rating Terms
Premium Actuated Valve Part Number Selection   (Updated 10/01/16)
Introduction & Ball Valve Selection
Butterfly Valve Selection
Diaphragm Valve Selection
Gate Valves Selection (special order)
Electric Actuator Selection
Actuator Only Selection
Pneumatic Actuator Selection
Actuator Accessories Selection- Call for Application Detail
CTS CPVC Technical
CTS CPVC Technical Information, Design & Installation Guide   (Updated 04/19/17)
CTS Fittings & Valves Overview
CTS Plumbing System Design & Installation Guide
CTS Product Dimensions
Double Containment Technical
Double Containment Technical Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
Double Containment Overview
Double Containment Design & Installation Guide
Drain, Waste & Vent (DWV) Technical
PVC DWV Drain, Waste & Vent Pipe and Fittings   (Updated 04/21/17)
DWV Standards
DWV Pipe Dimensions
DWV Dimensions
Duct - Fume & Air Technical
Technical Information   (Updated 04/26/17)
Fume & Air Duct Overview & Technical Information
PVC & CPVC Round Seamless Duct Pipe
PVC & CPVC Cold Rolled Fabricated Duct Pipe
PVC & CPVC Duct Fittings
PVC & CPVC Duct Hangers
Expansion Joints Technical
PVC, CPVC & Elastomer Expansion Joint Technical Information   (Updated 01/11/17)
Expansion Joint Overview
Elastomer Expansion Joint Overview
Expansion Joint Dimensions
Fabricated Fittings Technical
Fabrication Capabilities   (Updated 02/06/17)
Special Fabrication Overview
General Specifications For Standard Fabrication Fittings
Bolted Compression Couplings - PIP
Bolted Compression Couplings - IPS
PVC Low Head PIP Fabricated Fittings, Risers & Accessories   (Updated 10/12/16)
Tees
90° Ells
Non 90º Ells
Couplings
Caps
Crosses
Wyes
Adapters
Riser Extensions
Glue-On Saddles
PVC Schedule 40 & 80 DWV Fabricated Fittings   (Updated 04/17/17)
Tees
90° Ells
Non 90º Ells
Couplings
Crosses
Wyes
Sanitary Tees
Adapters
Caps
Plugs
Cleanouts
PVC Schedule 40 & 80 Low Pressure Fabricated Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
Tees
90° Ells
Non 90º Ells
Couplings
Crosses
Caps
Plugs
Filters & Strainers Technical
Filters & Strainers   (Updated 10/02/16)
Irrigation Filters
Hose Filters, In-line Tee Style Filters and Reverse In-line Tee Style Filters
In-line Tee Filters
Y Strainers
Basket Strainers
Suction Strainers
FlameGuard® Technical
FlameGuard® Technical Information   (Updated 01/18/17)
FlameGuard® System Overview
FlameGuard® General Information
FlameGuard® Product Weights & Dimensions
FlameGuard® CPVC True Union Drain & Swing Check Valves for NFPA 13D Applications Only
FlameGuard® TorqueSafe™ Gasket Sealed Sprinkler Head Adapters w/Brass Thread Inserts
FlameGuard® SofTorque™ SR One-Piece Gasket Sealed, Special Reinforced Sprinkler Head Adapter
FlameGuard® QuickTorque™ SR Gasket Sealed, Special Reinforced Sprinkler Head Adapter with Metal Threads
Contractor Resources   (Updated 10/01/16)
FlameGuard® Liability Warranty Warning
FlameGuard® Installation Training
FlameGuard® Jobsite Notice Document (For Contractors' Use)
FlameGuard® CPVC Fire Sprinkler Turnover Document (For Contractors' Use)
Insert Fittings Technical
PVC & PP Inserts Fittings Technical Information   (Updated 11/02/16)
Barbed Insert Fittings Overview
Barbed Insert Fittings Installation Information
Barbed Insert Fittings Weights & Dimensions
Irrigation & Turf Technical
EverTUFF® TURF   (Updated 04/27/17)
EverTUFF® TURF Overview
EverTUFF® TURF™ Mechanical Clamp-On Saddles
EverTUFF® TURF™ Repair & GripLoc™ Fittings
EverTUFF® TURF™ Dimensions & Information
EverTUFF® TURF Swing Joint   (Updated 10/01/16)
EverTUFF® TURF Swing Joint Overview
EverTUFF® TURF™ Swing Joint Specialty Outlets
EverTUFF® TURF Swing Joint Cross Reference
EverTUFF® TURF Swing Joint Installation
Turf Swivel Joints   (Updated 10/01/16)
Turf Swivel Joint Installation
PVC Irrigation Manifold System   (Updated 10/01/16)
Manifold Application & Use
Irrigation Specialties   (Updated 10/01/16)
Irrigation Filters
4-In-1 Cut-off Nipples
Dri-Splice Connectors
PIP & IPS Irrigation Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
Understanding Plastic Irrigation Pipe (PIP) & Iron Pipe Size (IPS) Class Fittings
Lab Specialty Products Technical
Lab Specialty Products   (Updated 10/01/16)
Lab Ball Valves
Needle Valves
Gauge Guards
Lab Fixtures
LabWaste® Technical
LabWaste® CPVC Technical Information & Installation Guide   (Updated 04/21/17)
LabWaste® Overview
LabWaste® Technical Information
Neutralization Tanks
Product Dimensions
Product Dimensions Flanges
CPVC Drainage System Chemical Resistance
Low Extractable Technical
Low Extractable Technical Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
Low Extractable PVC Overview
Technical Information & Testing
Pipe
Tees
Elbows
Couplings
Reducer Couplings
Adapters
Caps
Reducer Bushings
GripLoc™ Transition Couplings
Flanges
Tank Adapters
Unions
Valves
Needle Valves
Gauge Guard
System Design & Installation
Metric Fittings Technical
Metric Fittings & Valves   (Updated 10/01/16)
Materials, Fittings & Valves Overview
ASTM & Metric Dimensions & Standards Comparison
Nipples Technical
Nipples Overview   (Updated 10/01/16)
Materials & Styles of Nipples
Using Tape or Paste Sealants With Plastic & Metal Threads
Pipe & Hangers Technical
Plastic Pipe Engineering Guide   (Updated 04/06/17)
General Information
Physical Properties of PVC & CPVC Pipe
Dimensions & Pressure Ratings
Engineering & Design Data - Including Friction Loss Tables & Head Loss Nomograph
Installation
Special Pipe- Spears® PVC Clear
Special Pipe - Clear-Ultra Violet Resistant (UVR) PVC
Special Pipe - Spears® Low Extractable PVC Pipe
Special Pipe - Spears® LabWaste ®
Special Pipe - Spears® FlameGuard®
Special Pipe - Spears® CTS
Spears® PVC & CPVC Duct
Chemical Resistance Data For Pressure Piping
Industry Standards & Test Methods
Industry Piping Formulas
Basic Conversions
Glossary of Terms
CLIC® Top & CLIC® Pipe Hangers Technical Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
Technical Information & Dimensions
Polypropylene Technical
Polypropylene Fittings & Valves Technical Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
Polypropylene SR Product Overview
Polypropylene Valve & Gauge Guard Selection Ratings
Polypropylene Schedule 80 Natural & Black SR Threaded Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
Polypropylene Schedule 80 Natural SR Threaded Fittings
Polypropylene Schedule 80 Black SR Threaded Fittings
Schedule 40 Fittings Technical
Schedule 40 PVC Pipe - White   (Updated 11/03/16)
Schedule 40 PVC Pipe Dimensions & Pressure Ratings
Schedule 40 Fittings, Unions & Tank Adapters   (Updated 04/26/17)
Schedule 40 Product Overview
Schedule 40 Fittings Dimensions & Information
Schedule 40 Unions Dimensions & Information
Schedule 40 Tank Adapters Dimensions & Information
Schedule 40 Saddles Dimensions & Information   (Updated 10/25/16)
Wedge Clamp Saddles
Glue-On Saddles
Schedule 40 Clamp-On Saddles Dimensions & Information
Hot-Tap Saddles   (Updated 10/01/16)
Hot-Tap Saddles Dimensions & Information
Hot-Tap Saddle Installation
Compression, Repair & GripLoc™ Fittings   (Updated 04/03/17)
Repair Fittings
Repair Couplings Dimensions & Information
Short Repair Couplings Dimensions & Information
Compression Couplings Dimensions & Information
Compression Male Adapters Dimensions & Information
GripLoc™ Compression Couplings Dimensions & Installation
GripLoc™ Compression Male Adapter, Female Adapter Dimensions & Installation
GripLoc™ Couplings, Installation & Cap
Flanges - See Schedule 80 PVC Flange Technical Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
Pipe Flanges
PVC Beige Ultra-Violet Resistant (UVR) Schedule 40 Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
UVR Sch 40 Beige Fittings Dimensions
PVC Gray Schedule 40 Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
PVC Gray Sch 40 Fittings Dimensions
PVC Black Schedule 40 Pipe & Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
PVC Black Schedule 40 Pipe & Fittings Dimensions
PVC Clear Schedule 40 Pipe & Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
PVC Clear Sch 40 Pipe & Fittings Dimensions
Clear Ultra-Violet Resistant (UVR) PVC Pipe   (Updated 10/01/16)
Clear Ultra-Violet Resistant (UVR) PVC Pipe Dimensions
Schedule 80 CPVC Technical
Schedule 80 CPVC Pipe - Gray   (Updated 10/01/16)
Schedule 80 CPVC Pipe Dimensions & Pressure Ratings
Schedule 80 CPVC Fittings, Unions & Tank Adapters   (Updated 04/06/17)
Schedule 80 CPVC Overview
Schedule 80 CPVC Fittings
Schedule 80 CPVC Unions
Schedule 80 CPVC Tank Adapters
Schedule 80 CPVC Saddles   (Updated 12/21/16)
Schedule 80 CPVC Saddles
CPVC Hot-Tap Saddles   (Updated 10/01/16)
CPVC Hot-Tap Saddles
Installation Instructions
GripLoc™ Couplings   (Updated 10/01/16)
GripLoc™ Couplings, Installation & Cap
CPVC Flange Cut-in Repair Kit Installation Instructions   (Updated 10/01/16)
Cut-in Repair Kit Installation Instructions
CPVC Pipe Flange Dimensions & Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
CPVC Pipe Flange Overview
Molded CPVC Pipe Flanges
Fabricated CPVC Pipe Flanges
Schedule 80 PVC Technical
Schedule 80 PVC Pipe - Gray, Clear   (Updated 10/01/16)
Schedule 80 PVC Pipe Dimensions & Pressure Ratings
Schedule 80 PVC Fittings, Unions & Tank Adapters   (Updated 04/06/17)
Schedule 80 Product Overview
Schedule 80 Fittings
Schedule 80 Unions
Schedule 80 Tank Adapters
Schedule 80 Saddles   (Updated 12/21/16)
Schedule 80 Saddles
Hot-Tap Saddles   (Updated 10/01/16)
Hot-Tap Saddles Dimensions & Information
Installation Instructions
PVC Compression, Repair & GripLoc™ Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
Repair Fittings
Compression Couplings Dimensions & Information
Compression Male Adapters
GripLoc™ Couplings, Installation & Cap
PVC Cut-in Kit   (Updated 10/01/16)
Flange Cut-In Repair Kit Installation Instructions
PVC Pipe Flange Dimensions & Information   (Updated 10/01/16)
Molded PVC Pipe Flanges
Fabricated PVC Pipe Flanges
Solvent Cements Technical
Why Choose Spears® Solvent Cements & Primers   (Updated 10/01/16)
Why Choose Spears® Solvent Cements & Primers
Solvent Cement Selection & Use   (Updated 10/01/16)
Spears® Solvent Cement & Primer
Solvent Cemented Joints - Initial Set Schedule, Cure Schedule and Cement Usage Table
Solvent Cement & Primer Technical Specifications   (Updated 10/01/16)
Solvent Cement & Primer Technical Specifications
Thread Sealant   (Updated 10/01/16)
Spears® Blue 75™
Valves Technical
Introduction To Spears® Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
Valve Type
Materials
Standards
True Union 2000 Ball & Ball Check Valves   (Updated 11/30/16)
True Union 2000 Valve Overview
True Union 2000 Industrial Ball Valves
True Union Industrial 3-Way Full Port Ball Valves
True Union 2000 Industrial 3-Way Ball Valves
True Union 2000 Industrial Tee Style Ball Valves
True Union 2000 Industrial Ball Check Valves
True Union 2000 Standard Ball Valves
True Union Ball & Ball Valves (Regular Style)   (Updated 11/02/16)
True Union Ball Valve (Regular Style)
True Union Ball Check Valve (Regular Style)
Maintenance Free Ball Valves   (Updated 04/18/17)
Compact 2000 Ball Valves
Compact Ball Valves
Utility Ball Valves
CWV Ball Valves
Single Entry Ball Valves   (Updated 10/01/16)
Single Entry Ball Valves
Copper Tube Size (CTS) Valves   (Updated 02/01/17)
CTS Quarter-Turn Angle Supply Stop
CTS Commercial Ball Valves
CTS Residential Ball Valves
CTS Stop Valves
Ball Valve Accessories & Troubleshooting Guide   (Updated 03/31/17)
Ball Valve Accessories
Ball Valve Troubleshooting Guide
Laboratory Valves   (Updated 04/18/17)
Lab Ball Valves
Needle Valves
Gate Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
Plug Gate Valves
Gate Valves
Globe Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
Globe Valves
Y-Pattern Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
Y-Pattern Valves
Butterfly Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
Butterfly Valves Overview
Wafer Butterfly Valves
Butterfly Valves - Standard, Lug Insert & True-Lug Styles
Polypropylene Butterfly Valves
High Purity Butterfly Valves
Pool Butterfly Valves
Butterfly Valve Dimensions & Operational Information
Butterfly Valve Accessories
Check Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
True Union Ball Check Valves - See preceding sections on TU 2000 and Regular True Union Ball Check Valves
Industrial Swing Check Valves
Utility Swing & Spring Check Valves
True Union Utility Swing & Spring Check Valves
Compression Utility Swing & Spring Check Valves
Y-Check Valves
Butterfly Check Valves
Diaphragm Check Valves
In-Line Adjustable Spring Check Valves
Backwater, Sewage & Sump Pump Specialty Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
Sewer Disconnect
Utility Backwater Valve
Industrial Backwater Valves
Sump Pump Swing Check Valves
Swing Check Ball Valves
Quiet Check Valves
Diaphragm Valves   (Updated 11/02/16)
True Union, Spigot, Flanged Diaphragm Valves
Tee-Style "Zero Dead-leg" Diaphragm Valves
General Installation & Service Kits   (Updated 11/02/16)
General Installation Guide
Solvent Cement Welded Joints
Threaded Connections
Flanged Connections
Valve Service & Replacement Kits
Appendices 
Appendix A - Manufacturer Advertised Price Policy (MAPP)   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix B - Applicable Industry Standards & Test Methods   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix C - Product Approvals & Certifications   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix D - Recommendations for Installers & Users   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix E - Product Codes   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix F - Terms & Conditions   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix G - Select Product Case Studies   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix H - Special Information on Fabricated Fittings   (Updated 10/01/16)
Appendix I - Basic Abbreviations Used in this Catalog   (Updated 10/01/16)
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