plastic piping

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 […]


Safe and Reliable Transport for Aggressive Chemicals with ECTFE from GF Piping Systems

February 7, 2023

GF Piping Systems has expanded on its proven line of SYGEF fluoropolymer piping solutions with ECTFE for extreme chemical applications. When materials such as PP, PE, CPVC, PVC, or PVDF […]


PPI’s Building and Construction Division Releases Major Update to Design Calculator

December 8, 2022

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced a major update to its Building & Construction Division’s Plastic Pipe Design Calculator, a free software tool for the design of plastic […]


Uponor Launches PP-RCT Hot Potable Pipe for Domestic Water Applications

October 14, 2022

With the growth of the company’s PP-RCT piping solutions business continuing to expand, Uponor North America is launching hot potable pipe and fittings to help meet the demand for commercial […]


Testing and Certification Services for Pipes and Pipe Fittings to Help Get Products to Market Fast

September 21, 2022

Pipes and pipe fittings play a pivotal role in the functionality of facilities big and small, worldwide. As such, manufacturers must provide products that customers can rely on. Customers trust […]


Trade Bodies Clarify Fire Safety Warning for Pre-Insulated Pipes

September 7, 2022

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have issued a joint statement to clarify confusion around the use of pre-insulated pipework in buildings.  It follows the publication […]


PPI Announces HDPE Oil and Gas Pipe Training Seminar

August 3, 2022

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced that its next training seminar for the energy industry will be in North Dakota. Focusing on the proper use of high-density polyethylene […]


The Vinyl Institute Launches Updated PVC/Vinyl Recycling Directory

July 20, 2022

The Vinyl Institute (VI) has released a new version of its PVC/Vinyl Recycling Directory that includes more than 100 recyclers across North America that accept PVC/vinyl materials. This updated version of […]


Plastics Pipe Institute Launches Online Educational Channel

June 24, 2022

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced its new online educational channel that contains a curriculum of programs about plastic pipe. PPI is the major North American trade association […]


New Plastic Piping Systems Standard Will Aid Fluid and Gas Transport

June 6, 2022

ASTM International’s plastic piping systems committee (F17) has approved a new standard that will aid in the manufacture of piping systems to transport fluids and gases. “Entities and companies needing […]

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