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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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