EXTERNAL joint Pipe WRAP
ECONOMICAL & VERSATILE
Cretex External Joint Pipe Wrap collars provide a permanent external seal against infiltration. The wrap is positively sealed and can be used for mitigation or new construction. Our wrap meets or exceeds physical industry standards.
THE SWISS ARMY KNIFE OF EXTERNAL PIPE WRAPS
Cretex External Joint Wrap collars are so versatile that they can be used on manholes, round pipe, elliptical pipe, oval pipe, arched pipe, tongue and groove joints, and bell and spigot joints. In addition, a Cretex Pipe Wrap can be used with or without other jointing materials on wet or dry surfaces; almost any joint type can be sealed. Cretex Wrap is a custom fit, complete perimeter seal that meets or exceeds ASTM, C-877 (Type II) standard and passes the ASTM C-1244 vacuum test. For more details, check our tech data sheet.
IDEAL FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION
We are fans of the proactive approach vs. the reactive approach. Plan for the inevitable cost and downtime with a proactive approach to sealing your new installation with Cretex Wrap. That’s one of several reasons why the External Joint Wrap exists. It provides a permanent external seal against infiltration for new construction areas, which means no internal fixes later on and no internal fix costs. Installation is a breeze and comes completely ready for installation.
flexible watertight barrier that’s Permanent
The Cretex Wrap collar is secured around the manhole or pipe with a steel strap on each side of the joint. These straps compress the mastic under the surface of the collar into the cover of the manhole or pipe wall, giving a water-tight seal.
It’s a strong, multi-layered, reinforced collar that is waterproof and flexible. It will allow the use of joints that have been damaged in handling, which may otherwise be rejected. In addition, As noted in the specifications, the Cretex Wrap collar is highly resistant to acids and alkalies. When the joint is finished, the steel straps are embedded within the collar and are protected from corrosion.