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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, Health and Safety

Why FlowGuard® CPVC For Hot and Cold Residential Plumbing Systems [Infographic]

By: Antonino Cantone

FlowGuard® CPVC is a thermoplastic material specially designed for plumbing system piping and fittings. It has been successfully installed in residential homes, apartment complexes, commercial...

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Health and Safety

How FlowGuard® CPVC Prevents Microbial Water Contamination

By: Antonino Cantone

Clean, potable water is arguably the most critical element for human well-being, and the adverse effects of contaminated water can be seen across the globe.

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Installation

How to Install CPVC Pipe Using Solvent Cement

By: Antonino Cantone

Unlike green pipe (PPR) and metal pipes, which require heat and flame to weld joints together, FlowGuard® CPVC pipe and fittings use a process called solvent cement welding.

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Installation

How to Properly Cut CPVC Pipe

By: Antonino Cantone

Chlorinated polyvinyl chlorinated (CPVC) pipe is an easy-to-cut material that allows for onsite fabrication without the need for special equipment or electricity. Using only simple hand tools,...

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Installation, Health and Safety

What is CPVC Pipe?

By: Antonino Cantone

CPVC (chlorinated polyvinyl chloride) is a strong, durable material that has been successfully used in plumbing applications around the world for more than 50 years.

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FlowGuard CPVC Pipe and Fittings saves Hotel Time and Money

By: Antonino Cantone

Nigeria is by far the largest economy and the most populated country in Africa. With its increasing urbanization, growing middle class income, positive construction and economic indicators, this...

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Installation

FlowGuard CPVC Pipe and Fittings Selected for Time-Saving Installation and Reliable Performance

By: Antonino Cantone

The LeadWay Hotel is considered a top attraction and lodging destination in Nigeria. Specifically for business travelers and conferences. Making the upkeep of their facilities critical to...

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Health and Safety

Is CPVC Piping Safe?

By: Antonino Cantone

Water quality is of critical importance to any residential plumbing system. As a homeowner, you should be able to trust that your piping material isn’t contaminating the water flowing through it....

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Installation, Material Comparison

Why Installing CPVC Plumbing Systems Saves Time and Money Over PPR

By: Antonino Cantone

Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as CPVC is a safe, durable, chlorine resistant, antimicrobial and recyclable material. CPVC pipe and fittings are used in hot and cold water plumbing...

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How Long Does CPVC Piping Last?

By: Antonino Cantone

Reliability is arguably the most important characteristic for a residential piping system. Homeowners want piping that does its job, without problems, for as long as possible.

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