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Where to Learn Thermal Fusion for Piping

Where to Learn Thermal Fusion for Piping

One of the main advantages of POLOPLAST PP-R piping for contractors is the speed and ease with which our piping systems can be constructed using the process of thermal fusion. Rather than using welds, glue, solder, or a mechanical connection and gasket, thermal fusion...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Why POLOPLAST Hydronic Systems Outperform VRF

Why POLOPLAST Hydronic Systems Outperform VRF

POLOPLAST PP-R piping systems are ideal for creating long-lasting, efficient hydronic heating and cooling systems for structures of all kinds. For decades, POLOPLAST has been on the cutting edge of piping systems around the world, become a top choice for contractors...

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PP-R Pipe Fitting Installation Safety Tips

PP-R Pipe Fitting Installation Safety Tips

When you follow proper procedures, fitting and installing POLOPLAST America’s PP-R pipes can be faster and easier than metallic pipes. However, some care must be taken in order to keep the project under control and safe. Here are eight important tips that we recommend...

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Our Contribution to the Green Building Movement

Our Contribution to the Green Building Movement

The green building movement is in full swing across the United States and beyond, and POLOPLAST America is proud to offer sustainable piping solutions for building projects of all kinds. Whether your next project is a new build, retrofit, heating and cooling, or just...

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