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 plasticpipe.org/bcd-pp-faqs, the PP FAQs webpage […]


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 […]


PPI Announces Douglas Keller as Its New Board of Directors Chair

August 26, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced that Douglas Keller, Technical Lead – Americas for Equistar Chemical’s Pipe Resins, is now the Chair of its board of directors, a […]


Major Advances to Be Announced at the International Plastic Pipes XX Conference

July 9, 2021

Major technical and business advances will be announced at the International Plastic Pipes XX Conference and Exhibition. These developments are previewed by the provisional program of papers for the conference […]


Plastics Pipe Institute Honors Industry Projects and Members

June 1, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) announced the winners of its Projects and Members of the Year program during its annual membership meeting, which was held virtually on May 12, […]


PPI Announces Major Update to Its Free Plastic Pipe Design Calculator

April 22, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has announced a major update to its Building & Construction Division’s Plastic Pipe Design Calculator. PPI is the major trade association representing the plastic […]


PPI Re-ups Sponsorship for DOE’s Solar Decathlon

March 26, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has renewed its commitment for financial and technical support as an educational sponsor for the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon® Design […]


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 […]

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