The Importance of Chemical Purity in PP-R

The Importance of Chemical Purity in PP-R

At POLOPLAST America, we take our commitment to sustainability very seriously. That means it’s not enough that our pipes are long-lasting and fully recyclable. We’ve worked hard to ensure that, unlike some other plastic or metal pipes, our piping systems will never...
Can PP-R Be Combined with Other Piping Materials?

Can PP-R Be Combined with Other Piping Materials?

While we’re absolutely proud of our innovative polypropylene piping systems here at POLOPLAST America, it’s a simple fact that PP-R isn’t the only piping available on the marketplace. In addition to widely used copper, steel, and PVC piping, many builders also use...
Why Five Layers is Better Than One in Plastic Pipes

Why Five Layers is Better Than One in Plastic Pipes

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at POLOPLAST America. Our mission is not simply to deliver new pipes to the North American marketplace, but to deliver better pipes. As technology advances, so do our products. For more than six decades, POLOPLAST has...
How Much Insulation is Needed for PP-R HVAC Systems?

How Much Insulation is Needed for PP-R HVAC Systems?

Current building energy codes and standards require pipe insulation on service hot water and HVAC piping. While requirements vary, none of the model codes differentiates pipe insulation requirements based on pipe material. Naturally, the amount of insulation needed...
This is Why PP-R Pipes are Better Than Metal

This is Why PP-R Pipes are Better Than Metal

For decades, POLOPLAST has provided PP-R (polypropylene random copolymer) pipes to engineers, building owners, and contractors around the world as a durable and safe alternative to steel or copper pipes for HVAC systems and many other applications. PP-R is an...
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...