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

 
Installation

How Solvent Cement Works

By: Antonino Cantone

CPVC plumbing systems are some of the most reliable on the market, thanks in large part to their strong pipe and fitting seams. CPVC is welded together using solvent cement, which is much...

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Installation, System Design, Material Comparison, Health and Safety

Frequently Asked Safety Questions About FlowGuard® CPVC Pipe and Fittings

By: Antonino Cantone

The safety and reliability of any material used within the home should be the most important consideration for any homeowner. The material used to distribute drinking and bathing water throughout...

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Installation, Material Comparison

How CPVC Can Save You Money On Installation

By: Antonino Cantone

Installing a brand new plumbing system or upgrading an existing one can be a costly venture. That’s why price-conscious plumbers, contractors, and homeowners turn to materials that can save money,...

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Installation, Material Comparison

What You Need to Know About Storing and Handling CPVC Pipe

By: Antonino Cantone

While a strong, durable material, FlowGuard® CPVC can be damaged if mishandled or improperly stored. For this reason, plumbers should keep the following suggestions in mind when bringing CPVC...

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Material Comparison

What Is the Top Plumbing Pipe Material Used in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

By: Antonino Cantone

A survey of piping material purchases in Saudi Arabia revealed that the primary hot and cold water piping material is CPVC, and that FlowGuard® CPVC is the most requested brand.

In the Kingdom of...

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Material Comparison, Health and Safety

The Effects of Hot Water on CPVC and PPR Piping

By: Antonino Cantone

Heat is used to shape and mold plastics, including CPVC and PPR, into the pipes and fitting used throughout a home or villa’s plumbing system. After processing, how a plastic material reacts to...

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Material Comparison

Hot and Cold Water Piping Material Comparison: CPVC vs. PPR

By: Antonino Cantone

FlowGuard® CPVC pipe is the preferred choice for today’s residential plumbing systems. Our material meets the highest international standards, combining durability, reliability, safety and cost...

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Installation

What You Need to Know About Solvent Cement Cure Times and CPVC Piping

By: Antonino Cantone

Curing is a critical step of the installation process because the solvent cement must dry completely before you fill the pipes with water and test for leaks. If you were to pressurize and test the...

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FlowGuard® CPVC Impact Strength and Testing [Infographic]

By: Antonino Cantone

A reliable and lasting plumbing system demands specific performance characteristics from its pipes and fittings. One of these, IMPACT STRENGTH, predicts whether your pipes will be stored, handled...

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13 Tips For Successful CPVC Pipe Installation

By: Antonino Cantone

Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) pipe and fitting installation is quick and cost-effective. Pipes are joined with an easy solvent cement welding process and inexpensive and readily available...

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