plastic piping

GF Piping Systems Aims to Expand Its Role in the Data Center Industry

December 4, 2023

Data center construction is becoming increasingly complex, and global demand is rapidly rising. At the same time, planners and operators require components that are sustainable, efficient, and cost-effective. GF Piping […]


New Technical Document Discusses Polyethylene Pipe Grades

November 28, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced the publication of a new document that provides the technical basis for comparing PE 100-RC to PE4710 pressure pipe. Called PPI TN-68: […]


New Technical Document Details Proper Use of Spray Foam Insulation on and Around Plastic Pipes

November 7, 2023

A new technical document that addresses techniques for the safe and proper use of spray polyurethane foam insulation on and around plastic pressure pipe materials has been published by the […]


New PPI Documents Addresses Effects of Chlorine Dioxide on Plumbing Systems

October 5, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has released a new technical document that reports on the association’s findings about the compatibility of plastic piping materials with chlorine dioxide (CIO2) when […]


Papers Invited for ASTM International’s Plastic Piping Symposium

September 28, 2023

ASTM International has announced a call for papers for its Symposium on Sustainability and Resilience of Plastic Piping Systems, to be held April 8, 2024, in Philadelphia. The event is […]


PPI Announces New Potable Water Service Online Course

September 22, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Institute’s newest online course, “PEX Tubing for Water Service Line Applications,” is now available on its PPI eLearn channel. This online learning course provides a self-directed learning […]


PT IAPMO Group Indonesia Showcases Plastic Pipe Testing and Certification Capabilities

May 17, 2023

PT IAPMO Group Indonesia, The IAPMO Group’s product testing laboratory and certification operation in Indonesia, held a ceremony to inaugurate its plastic pipe and polymer resin laboratory, demonstrating its capabilities […]


New NSF Guideline 533 Includes Ingredients Used in Drinking Water Products

May 8, 2023

NSF, the leading testing and certification organization in the water industry, is proud to announce the NSF Guideline 533: Ingredients Used in Drinking Water Products certification program. A listing to NSF Guideline […]


RWC Announces the Release of SharkBite Max Fittings in the Americas

April 24, 2023

SharkBite Max fittings have been re-engineered to deliver the same reliability as RWC’s first-generation SharkBite fittings with enhancements that provide greater strength and an easier installation. The new fittings will […]


Value Engineering Piping Systems: The ROI of Cast Iron vs. PVC

April 6, 2023

Design engineers must know the proper application of cast iron and PVC during the value engineering process to ensure a cost-efficient solution. by Eric Knauth, PE, LEED AP, and Troy […]

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