plastic piping

PPI Announces Projects and Members of the Year for 2023

June 4, 2024

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), the major North American trade association representing the plastic pipe industry, has announced the winners of its Projects and Members of the Year for […]

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NSF Acquires PSILab, an Advanced Plastic Pipe and Materials Testing Laboratory

March 19, 2024

NSF, the leading global public health and safety organization, has announced the acquisition of PSILab Inc., a U.S.-based advanced product testing and consulting laboratory specializing in plastic pipe, pipe materials, […]

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New Technical Document Details the Advantages of PEX Plumbing Systems

March 13, 2024

A new technical document that addresses the critical differences between cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing systems with polybutylene (PB) systems has been published by the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI). The […]

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New Model Specification for Polypropylene Piping Is Published

December 18, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has released a new model specification document for selecting, specifying, and installing polypropylene (PP) plastic piping in plumbing and mechanical projects. PPI MS-8 Model […]

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GF Piping Systems Aims to Expand Its Role in the Data Center Industry

December 4, 2023

Data center construction is becoming increasingly complex, and global demand is rapidly rising. At the same time, planners and operators require components that are sustainable, efficient, and cost-effective. GF Piping […]

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New Technical Document Discusses Polyethylene Pipe Grades

November 28, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced the publication of a new document that provides the technical basis for comparing PE 100-RC to PE4710 pressure pipe. Called PPI TN-68: […]

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New Technical Document Details Proper Use of Spray Foam Insulation on and Around Plastic Pipes

November 7, 2023

A new technical document that addresses techniques for the safe and proper use of spray polyurethane foam insulation on and around plastic pressure pipe materials has been published by the […]

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New PPI Documents Addresses Effects of Chlorine Dioxide on Plumbing Systems

October 5, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has released a new technical document that reports on the association’s findings about the compatibility of plastic piping materials with chlorine dioxide (CIO2) when […]

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Papers Invited for ASTM International’s Plastic Piping Symposium

September 28, 2023

ASTM International has announced a call for papers for its Symposium on Sustainability and Resilience of Plastic Piping Systems, to be held April 8, 2024, in Philadelphia. The event is […]

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PPI Announces New Potable Water Service Online Course

September 22, 2023

The Plastics Pipe Instituteā€™s newest online course, “PEX Tubing for Water Service Line Applications,” is now available on its PPI eLearn channel. This online learning course provides a self-directed learning […]

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