Anvil® International Introduces New Gruvlok® CTS Grooved Copper System
Anvil® International has added another alternative solution to its
broad range of piping products with the introduction of its Gruvlok® CTS Copper System, a grooved
copper system that requires only a wrench for assembly on grooved end pipe, eliminating conventional
soldering and brazing.
Anvil is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE: MWA.B, MWA), a leading North American
manufacturer and marketer of infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution
networks and treatment facilities.
The Anvil CTS Copper System allows installers of large diameter copper tubing – for new construction
or retrofit jobs - to install faster and easier, with no sweating or brazing required, and it eliminates
temperature and weather factors as installation concerns. As a
“flame-free” system, CTS eliminates any fire hazard, increasing
Gruvlok® CTS Copper System fittings mate directly to
copper tube, providing a rigid and durable locked-in connection
for tube size ranging from 2” to 8” in diameter, and because
there’s a union at every joint, fast assembly is assured.
CTS fittings, constructed to ASTM B75 UNS C12200
with minimum copper content of 99.9 percent and NSF
Approved, are produced with groove and cup ends in
a variety of configurations. In addition to elbow, tee
and cap fittings the system includes concentric reducers,
reducing tees, flange adapters, the Gruvlok 6400 Rigid Coupling
and butterfly valves.
The Gruvlok 6400 Rigid Coupling is specifically designed to provide a rigid pipe connection to meet the specific
demands of copper tubing installation. It comes with a standard Grade “E” EPDM flush gap gasket (copper
Anvil has produced a 12-page brochure on its Gruvlok CTS Copper System.
About Anvil International
Anvil International is one of the largest and most complete manufacturers of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping supports systems in the world. For more than 150 years, Anvil has provided the highest–quality pipe products and services with integrity and dedication to superior customer service. The company offers expertise and product solutions for a wide range of applications, from plumbing and mechanical, HVAC, industrial and fire protection, to mining and oil and gas. Anvil offers products and services worldwide. Its manufacturing facilities are located in Pennsylvania (ISO 9001:2008 certified), Tennessee (ISO 9001:2008 certified), Texas (ISO 9001:2008 certified) and Rhode Island (ISO 9001:2008 certified). Anvil is a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA). For more information, please contact Anvil’s corporate offices at 603–418–2800, 2 Holland Way, Exeter, NH 03038, or visit anvilintl.com.