How to Clean a Plastic Pipe?

Answer Plastic piping is used throughout your home and in other types of machinery. As a substance goes through the plastic pipe, the pipe will get clogged over time. When the pipe is clogged, you must cl... Read More »

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Can you run a gas pipe in plastic?

Plastic pipe has been used in gas delivery in the United States since 1960. According to the Plastic Pipe Institute, as of 2010, 90 percent of all gas pipe is plastic. The primary type of plastic u... Read More »

How do I Reduce Plastic Pipe Elbows?

Couplings for plastic pipes (whether for sewer lines or water supply) are available in straight, 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-degree angles. They also come in different diameters for different-sized pipes... Read More »

What is the strongest plastic pipe?

The five standard plastic water pipes are polyethylene (PE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), acrylonitrile butadene styrene (ABS), chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) and polybutylene (PB). CPVC and PB... Read More »

How to Fix Leaking Plastic Pipe Joints?

After locating the fracture or crack in the pipe, the first thing to figure out is why the leak is occurring. The joint could be old and the glue holding it to the pipe may have lost adhesion. The ... Read More »