Victaulic’s New CPVC Pipe Joining Method Offers Reliable, Robust Solution That Eliminates Solvent Cement

The potable water industry has seen a recent upswing in the use of CPVC pipe

Victaulic’s New CPVC Pipe Joining Method Offers Reliable, Robust Solution That Eliminates Solvent Cement

Posted on July 9, 2018

Markets indicate an increasing acceptance for CPVC in potable water. Is a new CPVC pipe joining method to blame?

Most potable water piping systems built over the last several decades have relied on three traditional pipe materials – copper tubing for piping sized 2 ½” and down, and galvanized carbon steel or stainless steel for larger sized pipe. In recent years, however, non-metallic materials, specifically polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC), have increased in popularity for several reasons, including their lightweight nature and inherent corrosion resistance. But could a faster, easier CPVC pipe joining method, new to the industry, make this plastic pipe an even more attractive option?

In an article published in the July 2018 issue of Plumbing Engineer, Victaulic project engineer, Justin Brandt, Ph. D., explains the reasons behind CPVC/PVC’s recent acceptance; the challenges today’s contractors face when joining this type of pipe; and why Victaulic’s latest innovation – the industry’s first and only grooved solution for CPVC/PVC pipe – makes it easier, faster and more cost-effective to transition from traditional metallic options. Click here to read more.

Victaulic

Victaulic is the leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Engineered with confidence, our solutions put people to work faster, while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.

Related posts

Victaulic StrengThin Piping System

Victaulic Adds Plug Valve to StrengThin™ Piping System, Updates Grooved Coupling Design

Victaulic StrengThin Piping System now has an updated coupling design. This innovative high-pressure piping system solution for balance-of-plant ap...

Victaulic Booth at the AHR Expo

Victaulic Heads for the 2015 AHR Expo With New Grooved Pipe Joining Products and Technologies that Lead the HVACR Industry

Visit Victaulic at the 2015 AHR Expo in Chicago. Learn about our new grooved pipe joining products & technologies including industry-leading valve ...

Victaulic Compact Hydronic Balancing Valve

Victaulic Releases Compact, Precise Hydronic Balancing Valve from IMI TA

Victaulic releases a compact precise hydronic balancing valve. The new Compact Pressure Independent Balancing & Control Valve (Compact-P) TA Series...

Recent posts

Victaulic Tools for AutoCAD - Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2021 Product of the Year Winner

Victaulic Wins Gold in Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2021 Product of the Year Contest

The free tool, Victaulic Tools for AutoCAD®, won Gold in the Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) 2021 Product of the Year contest.

Northeast Water Purification Plant Intake Pump Station - Water & Wastes Digest 2021 Top Project

NEWPP Intake Pump Station Named Water & Wastes Digest 2021 Top Plant Projects

Water & Wastes Digest awarded the NEWPP Expansion Project Intake Pump Station 2021 Top Plant Project. Victaulic was proud to support the teams invo...

Keller Auditorium mechanical room – partnered with Victaulic for successful renovation despite tight timeline & space

Total project partnership makes 100-year-old auditorium renovation a success

Total project partnership led to a successful renovation of Keller Auditorium's mechanical room, despite tight timelines and extreme spatial constr...