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Material CPVC Pipe

 

Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) is a thermoplastic pipe and fitting system made with CPVC compounds meeting the requirements of ASTM Class 23447 as defined in ASTM Specification D1784. While PVC pipe can only be used with cold water systems, CPVC service temperatures can be extended by 60-70°F to a maximum limit of 200-210°F, allowing use in both hot and cold potable water distribution.  CPVC is also used for corrosive fluid handling and some fire suppression systems.

CPVC pipes from 1/4 to 2 inches in size are available in copper tube size (CTS) dimensions and sold in straight lengths and coils (for smaller diameter piping) and capable of handling applications up to 100 psi and 180°F. For systems above 2 inches, Sch 40 or Sch 80 piping is available up to a maximum diameter of 24 inches.

The primary method of joining CPVC piping systems is solvent-cementing.


 

Systems

Chemical Waste Drainage

Chemical waste and vent systems are designed to convey chemical waste to a dilution tank or...

Domestic Water

Domestic hot- and cold-water systems generally convey potable hot and cold water used for...

Fire Protection

Fire protection piping systems store and/or transport fire extinguishing media. The most common...

Process Piping

Process piping involves non-hydronic piping systems, generally used to convey chemicals. When...