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

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What Should FlowGuard Plus CPVC Be Used For?

What is CPVC Pipe Used For?

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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Which Pipe is Best For Your Home?

Which Pipe is Better; PPR or CPVC?

Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) is one of the most popular piping materials in India. FlowGuard® CPVC has been used around the world for more than 55 years.


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4 EASY Tips for Healthy LIFE


Human body is made of 60% of water. Water in our body imparts many important functions in like regulating temperature, acting as a medium for metabolic & biochemical reactions, helps circulation of blood, absorption of nutrients in food , transportation of   chemicals to & from the cells and removal of waste...

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Material Comparison

Are Flowguard® Plus CPVC Plumbing Systems Suitable for Potable Water Distribution?

FlowGuard® Plus CPVC Plumbing systems are made with FlowGuard® Plus CPVC compounds from Lubrizol. Lubrizol FlowGuard® Plus CPVC Compounds are used to form pipes that are inert & do not react or contaminate the water flowing through them.

Further FlowGuard® Plus pipes made from Lubrizol FlowGuard® Plus CPVC material are not affected by the water...

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Material Comparison

Do Water Supply Piping Material Influence Water Quality??

Water is an essential need of our body and municipal corporations ensure that water is treated and supplied to homes for human consumption.

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Rising temperatures, rapidly changing weather, increasing cyclones & frequent floods, are all reasons of concern for humans and this has lead to increased awareness on reducing the causes and make the earth more sustainable.

These climate changes have prompted awareness and adoption of sustainable materials and design in all fields including...

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CPVC Pipe Price

Do not base your buying on CPVC Pipe price

A few questions for you to answer for better understanding the importance of this blog:

  1. How many times have you gone out to buy pipes?
  2. What is the knowledge you have on the pipes you are going to buy?
  3. Would you go purely by what your plumber recommended or do some research?
  4. What is important for you, Price or Performance?

As a homeowner, we...

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Material Comparison

CPVC makes Repair & Changing of Old Pipes easier for Homeowners

Plumbing is a very important part of buildings. Plumbing consists of Water supply & waste disposal. Water supply piping in a building is like veins carrying blood in a body. If there is clogging in veins, one develops major health issues, and similarly, faulty plumbing can lead to major issues in a building. Hence, Re-piping becomes imperative.

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Material Comparison

Understanding UPVC & CPVC pipes for Potable water use In Buildings

PVC is a very versatile matter and finds use in piping, external casing for wire & cables, tubing for drug delivery, medical & food packaging.  

PVC or UPVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) & UPVC (Unplasticized  Polyvinyl Chloride) are synonyms. PVC by nature is a rigid material and plasticizer are used for making it soft. In this article, we would focus on...

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Piping Market

The Evolution of the Plastic Pipe in the Building Industry

Water is the source of life, whether being used for agriculture to grow crops or for human consumption. This means water needs to be transported for use. The history of water conveyance can be traced back from 5000 BC to 1000 BC when materials like clay, brick, and stone were used by the Indus Civilization Mohenjo-Daro & Harappa. As civilizations...

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