plastic piping

PIPES XIII to Meet in Johannesberg in September

February 14, 2022

Johannesburg will host the Pipes XIII Conference on September 6–7, 2022. Given the increasing role of plastic pipe systems in the development of new and improved infrastructure, organizers of the […]


Case Study: How Time-Saving Products Can Help Protect Your Profit Margin and Reputation

November 24, 2021

When specifying plumbing products, it’s critical to keep efficiency in mind—especially now, as the industry faces challenges in the global supply chain, inflation rates, product availability, and the labor shortage […]


GF Piping Systems Introduces Bio-Attributed PVC to Its Portfolio to Reduce CO2 Footprint

November 24, 2021

As a pioneer of pressure piping, GF Piping Systems (GF) has announced the introduction of bio-attributed materials to all of its market-leading polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U) metric pressure pipes, fittings, and […]


Uponor and Winsupply Secure PP-RCT Distribution Agreement

November 3, 2021

Uponor North America has announced a national distribution agreement with Winsupply to stock Uponor PP-RCT piping, fittings, and accessories at select Winsupply local companies and two distribution centers across the U.S. […]


New Webpage Answers Questions About PP-R and PP-RCT Pipe and Systems

November 2, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) new webpage contains answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about polypropylene pressure pipe systems. Published on PPI’s website at, the PP FAQs webpage […]


IAPMO R&T Recognizes PSILab Inc. as Independent Testing Laboratory for Plastic Pipe, Fittings

October 27, 2021

IAPMO R&T, North America’s premier third-party certification body for plumbing and mechanical products, has formally recognized Colorado-based PSILab Inc. as an Independent Testing Laboratory, verified as capable of performing tests […]


NIBCO Introduces Wrot Racer® Push Fittings, the Next Generation of Push Technology

October 26, 2021

NIBCO Inc. has introduced its Wrot Racer® push fittings, a new line of premium copper push fittings that are engineered to join copper, CPVC-CTS, PEX, and PE-RT (with stiffeners) for […]


Update to HDPE Pressure Pipe and Fittings Standard Has Been Published

October 15, 2021

The 5th edition of the newly updated American Water Works Association (AWWA) C906-21 standard further clarifies the proper use and description of PE4710 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pressure pipes and fittings. […]


PPI Issues Recommendations for Insulating Plastic Pressure Piping Materials

October 14, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute has released the 2021 version of TN-65: Insulation Recommendations for Plastic Pressure Piping Materials in Residential Applications. The purpose of this technical note is to provide […]


Safe HDPE Conduit Pull Strength Document Is Now Available

September 15, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) Power & Communications Division has released a new Technical Note to assist conduit installers in calculating safe pulling loads to avoid damaging high-density polyethylene […]

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