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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 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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CPVC FlowGuard

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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CPVC FlowGuard

Why Multi-Layer Composite Pipe Is Not the Plumber’s Choice

By: Antonino Cantone

In recent years, interest in alternative materials for water distribution pipe has led to a lack of clarity on when it’s best to specify one material over another in plumbing applications. This...

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Installation, Health and Safety

FlowGuard® Pipe and Fittings: The Sensible Choice for Saudi Arabian Water

By: Antonino Cantone

For many years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia faced challenges from a lack of water resources. While KSA’s cities have addressed this issue by relying on alternative methods to meet supply needs,...

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Installation, CPVC FlowGuard

Integrating FlowGuard® CPVC into Existing Metal Piping Systems

By: Antonino Cantone

We have already shared the fundamentals for the proper installation of FlowGuard® CPVC piping systems that can deliver system reliability for 50+ years. Mastery of these fundamentals is so simple...

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HVAC

FlowGuard® CPVC Offers Significant Value in HVAC Piping Projects

By: Antonino Cantone

When a building is heated and cooled by means of the forced circulation of hot water, chilled water and/or steam, that HVAC system is referred to as “hydronic.” Hot water and steam are generated...

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Health and Safety

FlowGuard® Pipe and Fittings Standards, Approvals and Listings

By: Antonino Cantone

All plumbing systems must past a series of third-party tests and evaluations to be used in homes and businesses. There are a number of national and international associations, as well as insurance...

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Material Comparison

How Energy Efficient Is CPVC Compared to Other Piping Materials? [Infographic]

By: Antonino Cantone

Known for its unique resource-efficient chemical composition, FlowGuard® CPVC is notable for its uniquely low environmental footprint in several areas when compared to metallic and other polymeric...

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