March 2019 Edition

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RI Master Plumbers Association

General Meeting March 11th
Open To All Members

RI Master Plumbers Association general meeting is being held:
Monday March 11th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Starts at 6:30 Sharp @


The Islander Restaurant
2318 W Shore Rd, Warwick, RI 02889

RIMPA Holdrite Training + Dinner 

Joe Screnci from Cash Acme and Davenport Associates
Converting Make Shift Methods into Engineered Solutions
Training Agenda:
1. Hydroflame Pro – Cast-In-Place Fire Stop Solutions
a. Firestopping – What it is and what it is not
b. Required by Code
c. A Brief History of Firestopping
d. Cast-in-Place devices vs Fire Caulking
e. The Natural Evolution of Firestopping
f. Why "Cast-in-Place" Firestop Solutions?
2. Testrite - DWV Testing Solutions
i. What is DWV Testing
ii. Commonly Observed Methods
iii. Testrite – Safe Dry Fast
3. No Hub Restraints – Engineered Solution
a. Solution for restraining hub less cast iron soil pipe joints against separation during high thrust conditions.
b. Engineered to meets plumbing codes, pipe manufacturers' installation instructions and CISPI installation handbook
4. Holdrite Pipe Supports
a. Copper
b. PEX

RSVP to Mike Scallon @ 401-545-7944
or Don Dextradeur @ 401-265-2226
Questions? Contact Us

*Dinner Will Be Sponsored by The Speaker



RIMPA Sponsors

Membership Dues

Just a friendly reminder, membership due renewals for the RIMPA 2018-2019 year can start being sent in. Thank you.

Associate (Journeyperson) Membership:
Journeyperson Plumbers are encouraged to join
-$100.00 per year
-can attend all general meetings and functions
-receive monthly emailed and paper newsletters
-attend evening dinner meetings, many paid for by manufacturer reps
-discuss common industry issues
-journeyman have no voting rights
-journeyman are not entitled to benefits.

Affiliate Membership:
-$100.00 per year
-shall be a business who has an interest in the plumbing business
- can attend all general meetings and functions
-no voting rights
- not entitled to participate in benefit program
-sales opportunities talking to business owners





Thank You

The RIMPA would like to thank Jeff Wellen and the Staff from Amtrol for sponsoring our general meeting, which was held at their facility in West Warwick. RIMPA members and guest who attended enjoyed a lite fare while Jeff gave a brief presentation on Amtrol history, products and their continued commitment to our plumbing and heating trade. Just a great night enjoyed by all. Thanks again Jeff and Amtrol staff.

Michael Scallon, Secretary


Upcoming Events

April 8, 2019 - TBD
May 13, 2019 - TBD
July + August - Summer Break