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Why Contractors Love PP-R

Why Contractors Love PP-R

It’s no secret why building owners love POLOPLAST’s innovative polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems: in addition to saving money on installation speed, the cost of PP-R is more stable than copper and other metals and not susceptible to tariffs. (Beyond the bottom line,...

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PP-R Socket Fusion in 8 Steps

PP-R Socket Fusion in 8 Steps

POLOPLAST America makes socket fusion of our polypropylene (PP-R) piping systems as simple and easy as possible for our customers. We’re happy to set up training for clients new to the process. Socket fusion is quick and easy to learn as long as you review and follow...

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How to Maintain PP-R Piping Systems

How to Maintain PP-R Piping Systems

Maintenance can be a significant challenge with traditional, metal pipes. Scaling, corrosion, and degradation must be factored into these pipes’ overall cost, and repairing and replacing metal piping systems choked by scaling can become expensive and labor-intensive over time. Comparatively, the maintenance of POLOPLAST PP-R piping systems is a breeze.

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How Long Does POLOPLAST PP-R Piping Last?

How Long Does POLOPLAST PP-R Piping Last?

One of the primary advantages of POLOPLAST’s innovative polypropylene (PP-R) piping system is its longevity—our products last far longer than traditional metal pipes such as steel or copper with virtually zero maintenance required.

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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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