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Product information, material comparisons, installation best practices, design considerations, safety information and more from the pioneer in CPVC plumbing technology.

 
Material Comparison

Solvent Welding FlowGuard® CPVC vs. Heat Welding PPR: Which is Better?

By: FlowGuard EMEA
  • Plumbers can enhance project success and profitability by recommending FlowGuard® Plumbing Systems, distinguished by their quick and reliable solvent welding method.

  • Solvent welding offers a...

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Material Comparison

Are FlowGuard® CPVC Pipes Safe?

By: FlowGuard EMEA
  • Water quality in residential plumbing systems is paramount, with FlowGuard® CPVC proving to be one of the safest non-metallic options for maintaining pure water supply

  • Studies like the Kiwa Water...

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Material Comparison

How Long Does FlowGuard® CPVC Piping Last?

By: FlowGuard EMEA
  • FlowGuard® CPVC’s track record exceeds 60 years, demonstrating remarkable durability and resistance to the common problems that challenge residential piping systems.

  • Pipe corrosion is a...

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Material Comparison

Can CPVC Pipe be Used for Hot Water

By: FlowGuard EMEA
  • FlowGuard® CPVC is capable of handling hot water with a higher allowable operating temperature compared to PPR.

  • The best pipe for hot water line applications is Schedule 80 FlowGuard® CPVC,...

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Material Comparison

What is FlowGuard CPVC Pipework?

By: FlowGuard EMEA
  • FlowGuard® CPVC pipework, known for its durability and chemical resistance, has been a staple in plumbing for over 60 years, ideal for residential, commercial, and industrial systems. 

  • FlowGuard®...

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Material Comparison

Should I Choose FlowGuard® CPVC or PPR Piping?

By: FlowGuard EMEA
  • FlowGuard® CPVC is a strong, durable piping material with reliable tensile strength and chlorine resistance

  • FlowGuard CPVC solvent cement welding enables faster, cost effective installation with...

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Installation

Top five challenges facing plumbers in 2024, and how to overcome them

By: FlowGuard EMEA

Navigating the plumbing landscape in 2023 has been incredibly different to years gone by. Plumbing professionals are faced with evolving environmental, regulatory and technical challenges every day....

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Installation

Health Risks Caused by Plumbing, and How to Prevent Them

By: FlowGuard EMEA

Water safety leads to healthier homes and healthier, safer families. Improper use of plumbing materials can lead to water supply issues, either due to improper installation or the specification of...

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CPVC Performance

The Effects Of Harsh Outdoor Climates On Plumbing Pipes

By: FlowGuard EMEA

Working outside in excessive temperatures presents its own set of risks and dangers, and there's never been a more apparent sign of this than the recent work restriction enforced in Saudi Arabia by...

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High temperature hazards of PPR pipe installation

By: FlowGuard EMEA

Heat is a factor in all aspects of plumbing. From installation, to performance and maintenance, the threat of long-term damage from high temperatures is consistent. Here's how FlowGuard CPVC performs...

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