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

 
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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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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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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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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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, Health and Safety

How CPVC Piping Limits Environmental Impact

By: Antonino Cantone

All piping materials and products have an effect on the environment. These environmental impacts range from securing raw materials needed to make different piping, to the energy required to...

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Installation, Material Comparison, Health and Safety

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

By: Antonino Cantone

Installation is a significant factor in the time it takes to complete a project, the long-term reliability of the plumbing system, and the overall job cost. Each of these factors contributes to...

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Health and Safety

How CPVC Better Resists Biofilm Formation than Other Piping Materials [Infographic]

By: Antonino Cantone

Assessing resistance to biofilm growth in plumbing pipe is one of the most important specification considerations an engineer can make. That resistance is essential to keeping potable water safe...

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How CPVC Improves Job Site Safety by Eliminating Hazards

By: Antonino Cantone

With any construction project, there are inherent risks and liabilities. For example, falling objects, powerful machinery, and heat used near flammable materials all create opportunities for...

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Material Comparison, Health and Safety

The Importance of Fire Resistant Pipes

By: Antonino Cantone

Over 16,000 residential fire accidents were reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2015.

As a homeowner, your plumbing system probably doesn’t come to mind when you think about fire hazards....

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