Can you use heat tape on a CPVC pipe?

Answer Heat tape with an automatic thermostat control can be used on CPVC and other plastic vinyl pipes. Do not use older heat tape systems lacking thermostat controls on any plastic pipes, as these mode... Read More »

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How to Connect CPVC Pipe to 3-Inch Copper Pipe?

Making a connection between or transition from 3-inch copper to CPVC requires the use of adapters to ensure a leak-proof connection. The adapters needed will be a 3-inch slip-to-male-threaded CPVC ... Read More »

What is a CPVC pipe?

CPVC (chlorinated polyvinyl chloride) is a material used in the construction of piping for water distribution systems. There are several advantages and disadvantages with CPVC piping.ApplicationsCP... Read More »

Can CPVC cement be used on PVC pipe?

CPVC cement or chlorinated polyvinyl chloride cement is designed to work best with PCVC pipe, and PVC pipe cement is best for PVC pipe. That being said, CPVC can be used on PVC pipe, although it i... Read More »

Does pvc or cpvc pipe contain pcbs?

Since 1979, the Environmental Protection Agency has banned the use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) from the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) products due to the health risks they impose. S... Read More »