All about Plastic Pipes & Plastic Piping Systems

Introduction What are Plastic Pipes? Plastic pipes are lightweight, recyclable, easy to handle and install, resistant to corrosion, resistant to scaling, resistant to chemicals, resistant to microbial attacks hence they are cheaper to install and maintain and last very long. There are different types of plastic pipes in the market namely PVC pipes, CPVC pipes, …

Plastic Pipe : Everything You Need to Know

Introduction Introduction to Plastic Pipes Over the years, plastic pipes have successfully replaced the use of metal pipes. They are an ideal choice in most of the piping and plumbing solutions because these pipes do not corrode, are resistant to scaling, are light weighted, easy to handle and install. These features make them economical and …

Plumbing Materials: All about Plumbing Pipe and Fittings

Introduction What Is Plumbing System A home plumbing system comprises plumbing materials which includes a complex network of pumps, tanks, pipe & fittings, vents, taps, sanitary ware and fixtures among a plethora of other valves and apparatuses. This system in any building is responsible for moving around fluids for a wide range of uses. The …

PVC UPVC CPVC Pipes and Fittings, the differences: Everything You need to Know

Introduction PVC UPVC CPVC pipes and Fittings in Plumbing UPVC or Unplasticised PVC is also known as rigid PVC and is the most commonly used plastic pipe for the transportation of drinking water. As the name suggests, no plasticizer is added to the PVC compound and these pipes are light in weight and easy to …

Sewer Pipe : All You Need To Know

Introduction About Sewer Pipe Sewer pipes are underground pipe for transporting sewage from houses and commercial buildings (but not stormwater) to municipal sewerage for ultimate transportation to treatment facilities or final disposal. A house or any building cannot be made without sewer pipes. It is the foundation of any structure. A well connected network of …

CPVC Pipe, CPVC Pipe Sizes, and CPVC Pipe Specifications

Introduction What is CPVC Pipe? CPVC pipe full form is Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride Pipe. CPVC pipe was first developed in the late 1950s and had its first commercial production in 1959. The first residential installation of CPVC pipes was in 1960 in the USA Research House. Since then CPVC has over six decades of proven …

UPVC Pipe And Fittings Manufacturers In India

Introduction What are UPVC Pipes & Fittings? Before we talk of UPVC pipe & fittings manufacturers , let us understand the basics. UPVC stands for Unplasticised PVC and is also known as rigid PVC. This means no plasticizer has been added to the PVC compound. UPVC pipes and fittings are the most commonly used PVC …

How to Choose the Right PVC Pipe Dealer near You

Introduction What are PVC Pipes Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) or Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride is a low carbon plastic used to manufacture pipes. PVC pipes need less energy, few materials, and resources to manufacture. PVC pipes require less maintenance and are recyclable.PVC pipes are used in a variety of piping applications right from the transportation of drinking …

Indian Pipe and PVC Connection Pipe Used in India: All You Need to Know

Indian Pipe Pipes in India are of several types and can be classified based on : Usage Agriculture Residential Industrial Municipal Their application Plumbing Drainage Ducting & conduiting Fluid being conveyed Water Chemicals Air and gases Pressure vs Non-pressure Joining technology Threaded Solvent Compression Rubber ring Soldering Heat welding Push-fit In this article we shall …

CPVC Pipe Fittings Or CPVC Fittings

Introduction What is CPVC pipe fitting? CPVC or Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride pipe fittings are manufactured using CPVC compounded material. It is one of the most strong and long-lasting materials utilized in piping applications for over 50 years now. CPVC is resistant to most aggressive chemicals and can withstand high temperature and pressure, consequently making it …

Pros And Cons Of Buying Plumbing Fittings Online

Introduction to Plumbing and Plumbing Fittings The plumbing system of a residential building or commercial complex is responsible for the supply of clean water for usage. Plumbing systems include a wide range of hardware like pipes, fittings, faucets, valves, and joints that connect the fixtures. Many times we feel that the plumbing systems implemented in …

A Guide On CPVC Pipe, Sizes, And Specifications

Introduction What is CPVC Pipe? CPVC pipe full form is Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride Pipe. CPVC pipe was first developed in the late 1950s and had its first commercial production in 1959. The first residential installation of CPVC pipes was in 1960 in the USA Research House. Since then CPVC has over six decades of proven …

Pipe Fittings, Types of Pipe Fitting, Plumbing Fittings

Introduction What are Pipe fittings ? Pipe fittings are pipe connectors used in the plumbing & drainage system to join multiple pipes of the same or different sizes, to lengthen the pipeline. This regulates the water flow in the plumbing system. Pipe fittings are made of different materials like copper, iron, PVC, brass, etc. Based …

CPVC, CPVC full form and CPVC Meaning

Introduction What is CPVC? CPVC full form in plumbing is Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride which means more chlorine has been added to PVC. CPVC products are thermoplastic and are made with CPVC resins. They are one of the strongest and durable materials used in the plumbing applications for more than 50 years now. CPVC is resistant …

Looking For Plumbing Supply Or UPVC Pipe Fittings Supplier

Introduction What are plumbing supplies? The plumbing system in a residential and commercial building is associated with the supply of clean water in adequate quantities to make life easy. Plumbing supply products include a wide range of plumbing hardware like pipes, pipe fitting, faucets, valves, and joints that connect the WC,wash basins, tanks, pumps, traps …

Drainage, Surface and Subsurface Drainage System

Introduction What is Drainage ? Drainage is the removal of water from a surface or subsurface through artificial or natural means. Here drainage is referred to as the artificial means of removal of waste water using various drainage products. It is one of the major elements of civil engineering and is implemented in construction projects …

SWR pipes for Surface and Sub-surface Drainage system in India

A Drainage System is highly important to expel the waste water, soil or rain water from any sinks, bathroom, and living space or the building. This extra water might come from waste water or excessive rainfall which contributes to the overflowing in the surface that requires proper with the proper form of drainage. In other …

PVC Pipes: Remarkable evolution of Pipes and Fittings as PVC takes many form

If we were to make a living in a space without anything made of PVC, then it may become quite difficult in 2020, as most of things are one or the other way consumes PVC. So what is PVC actually? The term PVC stands for Polyvinyl Chloride by which PVC means that it is a …

PVC vs UPVC vs CPVC. What kind of PVC pipes would suit your requirements?

To know about usages of CPVC or UPVC pipes, we must consider some options to talk about its requirement and composition. For this we need to focus on whether we are trying it for domestic or industrial purposes. For domestic purposes, almost all kinds of pipe do work efficiently if not for long time. However …

7 Compulsory Do’s and Don’t for Avoiding Blocked Drains

Nothing makes a homeowner complain more than having to deal with plumbing issues, and the most common issue is that of blocked drains.  It may be the fact that unfortunately, the foreign matter responsible for blocking up drains is pretty ugly to deal with, and due to that, homeowners tend to stay away. This is …

9 Big problems with plumbing and drainage and how to prevent them

You are sick and tired of problems with your plumbing and have to call a plumber regularly. Even if you hire the best professional, they will just fix the problem but may or may not guide you on how to prevent them. Here are some things that you can do to prevent common plumbing issues …

How to choose the right plumbing service provider for your house

Hiring the right plumber or plumber contractor shall first depend upon the nature of the job. In case you are constructing a new house or fully renovating an old house, you shall certainly need a reasonable sized plumbing contractor. In case of repair work a plumber shall do however in both cases choosing the right …

3 biggest problems with your Kitchen Sink, and how you can fix it

Your kitchen sink is a very important hub within your home. You use it for variety of different things, and if it is not working as it should, you and your loved ones may get negatively impacted. Let’s discuss a few things that could go wrong with your kitchen sink and how these problems would …

Choosing Between Plastic and Metal Plumbing Pipes: Get the Facts

Plumbing used in each home are always not the same, and the pipes are of many different types. Beside its purpose, this equipment can serve you more than you may expect. Well, there are many advantages you should know other than just having pipe system in your home. When putting up a new house, replacing …

7 Top Reasons Why Buildings Lose Water Pressure

For a home owner and building manager, one common issue they have to deal with is low water pressure. As every building is different, so too are the causes of their water pressure problems. However, once the causes are identified, they can usually be quickly fixed. Here are a few common reasons why buildings lose …

17 plumbing & drainage mistakes that will lead to terrible problems

  1. Lack of vents and traps   All drain fixtures must have appropriate vent. It is easy to combine vents for multiple fixtures but one should follow the requirements of the Indian Plumbing Code. Every trap should have a vent. You do not want water to be siphoned out (which leaves the trap dry …

4 Major reasons for using Plastic Pipes for Plumbing and drainage over other alternates

If you’re considering installing new plumbing or re-plumbing a house, one of the major decisions is which type of plumbing to use. Lead is of course out due to the health concerns. Copper, iron, bronze and galvanized pipe are still in use. However, plastic pipes come with a number of advantages that should make it …

Green Plumbing: What no one is talking about

In an attempt to reduce their carbon footprint, most people are looking for ways to improve sustainability in their homes. Green plumbing is an important concept of practicing sustainability at home, can be a solution to achieving this goal. By using sustainable materials and products, water usage can be reduced and at the same time …

How Plumbing and Drainage Relates to Your Most Basic Needs

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a list of essentials we need for life followed by other desires and needs. The most basic needs are food, water, shelter, sleep and air. What happens when someone falls violently ill due to a lack of clean water or because they don’t have working waste management systems? This is …

9 SECRET TIPS TO AVOID PROJECT DELAYS AND IMPROVE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION WHICH EVERY BUILDER MUST KNOW

1. INSIST ON PRESSURE TESTING OF EACH UNIT: After installation insist on pressure testing of the entire plumbing system as per the manufacturers recommendation before back-filling of pipes inside the walls. In case of drainage system, insist on doing leakage test. This will avoid the very expensive and time consuming walls and floor breakage later …

5 SECRETS THAT PIPE COMPANIES DO NOT WANT RETAILERS TO KNOW

Every company claims that they make high quality products and to justify claim that their product is ISI marked. However on careful evaluation, you will often find that not all the products are ISI marked. Check which location, the product is getting manufactured. Ask for the ISI certificates and details of their ISI listing and …

11 SECRET TIPS TO GOOD PLUMBING WHICH EVERY HOME-OWNER MUST KNOW

Plumbing is the most important product that you install while building your home. One leakage can cause immense amount of damage and loss for the home owner. One wrong decision can give you a headache for life. Here are a few tips that will prevent such problems. 1. BUY FROM AN AUTHORISED RETAILER ONLY: Always …