Smith-Blair 313 Double Bale Service Saddle
Smith-Blair 313 Double Bale Service Saddles.
The 313 is especially recommended where large taps are required and where greater than normal transverse loading on the service line is anticipated.
Description: Double bale Ductile Iron service saddle with TaperSealTM gasket and wraparound bales to
connect branch lines, instruments, and other appurtenances to pipe.
Application: Tapping pipe for branch connections and to install service connections, air and vacuum valves.
• Meets applicable AWWA C800 Standards
• The wide saddle body provides stability on the pipe
• The gasket is fully bonded to the cavity to hold it in place
• NPT, CC and other threaded outlets available in sizes 5⁄8" thru 4"
• A closed lug on one side, combined with the bale, acts as a hinge for easier installation
Materials Specifications (subject to change):
BODY: Ductile Iron per ASTM A536
BALE: Carbon Steel ASTM A108 (C1018) or HSLA (C111) electro-galvanized with di-chromate seal ASTM-B633
NUTS: Cold formed semi- nished heavy hex Steel A563 electro-galvanized with di-chromate seal ASTM-B633
WASHERS: Carbon Steel ASTM A108, electro-galvanized with a di-chromate seal ASTM B633
GASKET: Nitrile (Buna N) NSF 61® compounded to resist oil, acids, alkalies, most (aliphatic) hydrocarbon uids, water and other chemicals
Temperature Range: -20°F to 180°F
FINISH: Flexi-Coat® Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Finish, per AWWA C213
Working Pressure: Up to 300 PSI, depending on size and application
Pipe Applications: Steel, Ductile Iron, and Cast Iron.
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