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what is CPVC piping

What is CPVC Piping Used For?

CPVC is short for Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride. Of course, that doesn’t tell you much unless you happen to work as a materials scientist. When asked what is CPVC piping, we try to keep it short and sweet. CPVC is a glue (solvent-welded) system that uses piping between 3/8 and 1-1/4 inches. In plumbing, you […]

differences between CPVC Copper PEX tubing

Differences Between CPVC, Copper, and PEX Tubing

Plumbers have favorites and go-to’s when installing new plumbing or performing repairs. Piping options include PVC, CPVC, copper, and PEX tubing. Knowing a little about each helps you understand the difference between CPVC and PEX tubing or copper. On top of that, the debate between CPVC vs copper vs PEX rages on for reasons from price to ease of […]