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How to Prevent Fire Protection and Domestic Water Pipes from Freezing Due to Cold Weather?

March 10, 2021

Have you been following the lively plumbing design discussions on ASPE Connect? In this new regular feature on ASPE Pipeline, we will highlight current discussion threads that are generating a […]


John Guest Celebrates 60 Years of Innovative Push-fit Technology and Leadership

February 19, 2021

John Guest, part of the RWC family of brands, turns 60 in 2021, celebrating a long history of delivering advanced plumbing technology, quality products, and innovative solutions to a diverse […]


New Report Addresses PEX Pipe Freeze-Break Resistance

February 9, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), has published a new Technical Report related to the break resistance of PEX pipe and tubing when fluid inside becomes frozen. PPI is the […]


Uponor Unveils Complete Polymer Solution for Commercial Projects

February 5, 2021

Uponor North America, a pioneer and leading provider of PEX (crosslinked polyethylene) piping products, has launched its new Complete Polymer Solution for commercial piping applications in the U.S. “Our new […]


RWC Launches Series of Products to Solve Job Site Challenges

February 2, 2021

Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC), a leading manufacturer of premium branded push-to-connect plumbing products, valves, secondary pipe supports, firestopping solutions, and fluid control technologies, is reinforcing its position as a trusted source […]


New Document Addresses When Plastic Pipe Can Be Directly Connected to Tankless Water Heaters

November 26, 2020

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has published a new recommendation related to the direct connection of plastic piping materials CPVC, PE-RT, PEX, and PP to tankless water heaters. Available […]


Second Edition of AWWA Polyethylene Pipe Manual Is Now Available

November 19, 2020

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has released the newest edition of M55, PE Pipe – Design and Installation manual. The manual provides both technical and general information to help […]


Rebuilding of Paradise Counts on HDPE Pipe

November 9, 2020

The rebuilding of the town in Paradise, California that was destroyed by the Camp Fire continues with a focus on the rapid replacement of water service lines. “When we’re done, […]


“The Risk of Using a Modified ASTM E84 Standard Test Method for Surface-Burning Characteristics”

November 4, 2020

Confusion occurs when the test parameters are manipulated in an attempt to get the product to meet the minimum flame and smoke characteristics. by Bill Bliss Recently the industry has […]


Trade Group Releases Paradise, California Fire Benzene Contamination Findings

October 28, 2020

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has said that its investigation of benzene contamination in the water supply of fire damaged areas such as Paradise, California has determined that the […]

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