Thermal Fusion: A Piping Primer

Thermal Fusion: A Piping Primer

At POLOPLAST, we’re proud to say that our pipes are less labor-intensive to install than metallic pipes. Thermal fusion is a big part of the reason why. Our pipes don’t require welding with an open flame the way metal pipes do. Instead, they’re joined by a process...
Is PP-R Safe for Commercial Buildings?

Is PP-R Safe for Commercial Buildings?

For mechanical contractors, building owners, and project managers, POLOPLAST’s polypropylene (PP-R) pipe is the ideal solution for maximizing efficiency on the jobsite. From greywater plumbing applications to hydronic and geothermal systems, POLOPLAST saves time on a...
Can PP-R Be Combined with Copper Piping?

Can PP-R Be Combined with Copper Piping?

For decades, copper tubing has been a common plumbing and piping material in use across the United States, and it continues to be a popular material to this day. For this reason, many of our customers want to know if POLOPLAST’s PP-R piping systems can be combined or...
PP-R Lasts Longer Than Steel with No Maintenance

PP-R Lasts Longer Than Steel with No Maintenance

Federal tariffs on imported steel caused many U.S. engineers, contractors, and business owners to seek out smart, viable alternatives to steel piping across North America. POLOPLAST America’s polypropylene (PP-R) pipe is not subject to the White House’s tariffs,...
Is PP-R the Answer to Rising Steel Tariffs?

Is PP-R the Answer to Rising Steel Tariffs?

In every region of the United States, contractors and building owners face increasing uncertainty and volatility when steel pipe is selected for use in mechanical HVAC piping systems. Much of this volatility is due to the federal tariffs on steel and aluminum from...