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

 
CPVC Performance

Recyclable CPVC Pipe A Plus In Sustainable Design

By: Antonino Cantone

With all eyes on the future of our planet, concern about sustainable building materials and solid waste disposal grows every year. Plastics typically are criticized for not being “biodegradable”...

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CPVC Performance

Clean Water Chemistry: What Pipe Specifiers Need to Know

By: Antonino Cantone

Combating waterborne public health problems that can arise from the potable water supply is a complex and ongoing challenge for any water utility and desalination plant.

According to the U.S....

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CPVC Performance

Resource-Efficient CPVC Limits Environmental Footprint

By: Antonino Cantone

For decades, the environmental movement and the green building emphasis that grew out of it,  focused heavily on the contribution of manufacturing processes that emitted waste byproducts to the...

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Installation, CPVC Performance

Understanding the Burst Resistance of CPVC Pipe

By: Antonino Cantone

When designing a new plastic piping system, it is crucial to keep in mind that the success of that system depends on a number of key factors: the quality of the parts manufactured ; the stresses...

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CPVC Performance

CPVC Piping and UV Resistance Properties

By: Antonino Cantone

A question piping specifiers often ask is how does CPVC fare in the presence of high intensity solar radiation and prolonged sunlight exposure coupled with temperatures as high as 50° C in summer?...

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CPVC FlowGuard

Choosing CPVC Piping for Corrosion-Prone Conditions

By: Antonino Cantone

In several occasions this blog has proved how FlowGuard® CPVC meets or exceeds the necessary safety, performance and quality assurance requirements of key international agencies. Many specifiers...

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CPVC FlowGuard, Aged pipe

The Basics of Repairing Aged CPVC Pipe

By: Antonino Cantone

As with any aging process, CPVC plumbing pipe that has been functioning for years can change in appearance with the passage of time. Discoloration can happen, but if the pipe is FlowGuard® CPVC,...

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CPVC Performance

CPVC and the Importance of Surface Smoothness in Piping

By: Antonino Cantone

Plumbing specialists in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must balance numerous variables in ensuring they provide a superior system of pipes and fixtures that distribute water for use in a building. As...

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Health and Safety, CPVC FlowGuard

What You Should Know About NSF 61 Annex G Certification

By: Antonino Cantone

A common reference for CPVC materials used in potable drinking water applications is its compliance with NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water Systems Components – Health Effects. Being defined as...

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Critical Considerations in Choosing Piping Material for Luxury Buildings

By: Antonino Cantone

Hundreds of details go into the planning process for a luxury residential development or other high-end construction project. The inclusion of differentiating features and building amenities...

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