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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

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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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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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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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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