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...
How to Avoid Copper Theft with PP-R Piping

How to Avoid Copper Theft with PP-R Piping

Building owners, contractors, and engineers around the world are switching from copper pipe to POLOPLAST polypropylene (PP-R) pipe due to our products’ exemplary lifespan, weight, and warranty. But there’s another potentially costly reason to make the switch that...
How Sustainable are PP-R Pipes?

How Sustainable are PP-R Pipes?

Sustainability is a major reason why engineers and building owners choose POLOPLAST piping systems. Our products are designed to have a very low impact on the environment, from manufacturing through installation and even recycling. It’s all part of our company-wide...
PP-R is the Ultimate Plastic for Piping

PP-R is the Ultimate Plastic for Piping

Here at POLOPLAST America, we have outlined many times the advantages that our five-layer polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems hold over traditional metallic pipes. In case you haven’t discovered the POLOPLAST difference yet, here are the qualities that make our...
What Kind of Tools do PP-R Pipes Require?

What Kind of Tools do PP-R Pipes Require?

POLOPLAST America’s German-made PP-R piping systems are very different from traditional metallic pipes and fittings—different enough to perform the same jobs in a superior fashion, in most cases. While our pipes are much lighter than metallic pipes, putting less...