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Viega MegaPress vs. Welding: See the Difference

June 26, 2018 Viega
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When it comes to fusing together metals or thermoplastics, welding is a common practice. What separates this technique from soldering is that metals are actually melted to form bonds versus simply heating them.

While there are differences between the two methods, there are similarities as well. This is especially true in terms of the challenges that arise with each option.

Whether it’s for renovations, repairs or the installation of new systems, Viega MegaPress® offers significant benefits over welding in terms of time and cost savings.

Why Choose Viega MegaPress For Your Application

During the welding process, sparks, spatter and smoke can accumulate. This not only wastes material and creates more work with regards to cleanup time, but it also raises concerns over the health and safety of workers.

With Viega MegaPress, there’s no need for welding masks or fire watches. The flameless technology enables other trades to safely work around the piping system without downtime, helping improve the overall productivity and profitability of your business.

The safety of these installations is paired with significantly faster speeds. In fact, Viega MegaPress can help organizations save up to 90% of their installation costs as compared to welding—all while ensuring secure press connections via our Smart Connect® technology. These time savings are illustrated in the video below:

With the confidence that your pipe connections are secure, Viega MegaPress sets you up for success in the long term. This translates into fewer callbacks and streamlined maintenance well into the future.

Do More With Viega MegaPress

The right pressing technology can give you the means to take on larger projects and grow in the market. Viega MegaPress supports these efforts via secure pipe connections in seven seconds or less without the headache of sparks or messes.

There’s no better way to see the range of Viega MegaPress applications than through our variety of project examples. Take a look.

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