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

 
System Design

Specifying Water Safety from the Start

By: FlowGuard

When designing a water distribution system, do you know how much your decisions at the early stages have potential to affect the water itself? Specifying a material for water distribution means...

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System Design

Why It's All About Choices

By: FlowGuard

Designing a water distribution system that is built for quality, keeps customers safe and keeps their homes going for decades, comes down to one thing; making the right choices at the start.

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System Design

5 Things Your Customer Doesn’t Know About PPR

By: FlowGuard

When it comes to the crucial specification stage of your project, it’s important to evaluate the effectiveness and compatibility of every element in your plan. To you, the difference could mean...

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System Design

Cut Your Pipe Installation in Half with CPVC

By: FlowGuard

In this business, time is everything. That’s why this blog will share a number of useful time saving advantages to help you get the job done quicker, without compromising on a quality installation...

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System Design

CPVC: Global Innovation meets Local Excellence

By: FlowGuard

As the business of manufacturing evolves, the whole trade evolves with it. When new techniques, materials and processes emerge, it’s an exciting time. As long as innovative, new materials can...

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System Design

How to Choose CPVC for Instant Improvement

By: FlowGuard

Just like not all plumbing materials are the same and not all tools for the job are of equal quality, not all CPVC is the same. Plastic compounds can be engineered in an infinite number of ways...

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System Design

ISO: Setting the Standard with CPVC

By: FlowGuard

The Lubrizol Corporation are bringing innovation in plumbing technology to the SADC region of Africa, but not without help. Flo-Tek are local pioneers in manufacturing, producing FlowGuard CPVC to...

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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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Material Comparison

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

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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