Plumbing systems that combine copper with PP-R piping materials are appropriate as long as the flow rate within the copper components is not excessive, according to the Plastics Pipe Institute.

The trade association has announced the publication of a technical document related to the proper integration of copper tubing and components with Random Copolymerised Polypropylene (PP-R) piping materials for plumbing applications. Read more

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Belgian polymers specialist Solvay has unveiled a pipe protection material at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, USA. Read more

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The Swedish pipe specialist Trelleborg has introduced a mechanical seal and a liner end seal for high-pressure water pipes. Read more

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Hull pipe firm Plasticon has gone under after incurring losses since 2016. Read more

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