5000 Series RC Couplings

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5000 Series Strong Back (RC) Couplings

Designed for resistance to heavy earth loads and shear forces, and provides improved pipe alignment.

Features

  • 5000 Strong Back RC Couplings offer a .012" stainless steel shield and a molded in bushing
  • 316 Stainless Steel Clamp Bands
  • 6" and larger couplings incorporate two nut and bolt take-up points per band

Specifications

Gasket

  • Manufactured to meet the material requirements of:
    • CSA B602 - mechanical couplings for drain, waste, vent pipe and sewer pipe
    • ASTM D 5926 - Standard Specification for Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) Gaskets for Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV), Sewer, Sanitary, and Storm Plumbing Systems
    • ASTM C 1173 - Standard Specification for Flexible Transition Couplings for Underground Piping Systems
  • Hardness, Shore"A", Inst. -+5......................65
  • Tensile Strength, Min. psi ..........................1000
  • Elongation at Rupture, Min. %..................250
  • Tear Strength, Min......................................... 150 lb/in.
  • Brittleness Temperature.............................. -40°F

Clamps

  • Clamp Band - 316 Stainless Steel
  • 6" and larger couplings incorporate two nut and bolt take-up points per band
  • Installation torque 60" lbs

Shear Ring

  • .012" Thick, 300 Series Stainless Steel
  • Width manufactured according to coupling width (1.50", 2.13", or 4")
  • Length manufactured according to coupling diameter
  • Clamps spot welded in place

Coupling

  • Manufactured to conform to the performance requirements of:
    • ASTM C 1173 - standard specification for flexible transition couplings for underground piping systems
    • CSA B602 - mechanical couplings for drain, waste, vent pipe and sewer pipe
  • Maximum test pressure: 4.3 PSI (29.6KPA)
  • Maximum operating temperature: 140° F nonconsistent

Models

Accessories

  • 5/16" Ratchet Torque Wrench - TW100
    Built-in reversing lever is preset to 60" lbs. torque. Recommended for Fernco Couplings and other banded Fernco products. Chrome plated shank, with all metal construction.
  • 5/16" Ratchet Torque Wrench - TW200
    With finger grip reversing collar that is preset to 60" lbs. torque. Recommended for Fernco Couplings and other banded Fernco products. Chrome plated shank, with all metal construction.