Why PP-R Pipe Offers Higher Volumetric Flow

Why PP-R Pipe Offers Higher Volumetric Flow

If you’re familiar at all with PP-R piping systems, you’re probably aware that POLOPLAST pipes offer some significant advantages over metal pipes, including a longer lifespan. One technical detail that sometimes gets overlooked, though, is the volumetric flow rate of...
Is PP-R Harmful to the Environment?

Is PP-R Harmful to the Environment?

POLOPLAST America is committed to sustainability in all its forms. It’s part of a company culture we call Pure Progress. Of course, no commitment to sustainability can be possible without planning for the impact of our business on our planet and its human and wildlife...
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...
The Best Pipes for Chiller Plants

The Best Pipes for Chiller Plants

POLOPLAST America’s world-renowned polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems have numerous advantages that make them ideal for use in chiller plant construction and repair. But are our PP-R pipes really the best solution for chiller plants? Let’s review the evidence: 1....