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Advantages of Installing PVC Pipes and Fittings

Apr 30th 2014 at 12:12 AM

PVC is a fantastic building material extensively used for making PVC pipes and fittings. Basically, PVC is a type of plastic scientifically termed as ‘polyvinyl chloride’. It is considered to be an eco-friendly kind of plastic, as it contains 57% of chlorine. This is because less crude oil is used in the manufacturing of this plastic type. PVC proves to be much cheaper than other types of materials used for making pipes and fittings. So, if you want to reduce your amount of building expenses, then installing PVC pipes will prove to be the best resolution for you, that too without compromising the quality.

Properties of PVC pipes and fittings

There are numerous riveting options you can select from, including connectors, elbows, reducers, brushes, primers, end caps, pipes etc. PVC pipes and fittings have an entire range of applications in different residential and commercial establishments. The best thing about them is that they are fire and heat resistant, tough, thermo-resistant and eco-friendly. PVC pipes and fittings are also successful in maintaining the liquid’s quality passing through it, stopping any leakages, and giving great connection in between the pipes. High-end pipe machines are used for manufacturing different types of PVC pipes and fittings, including plain socketing machines, PVC pipe slotting machines etc.

Advantages of using PVC pipes and fittings

There are several advantages of installing PVC pipes and components in residential and commercial buildings. Let us talk about some of them here.

These components are low in cost, as compared to other pipe materials, such as iron and copper.

It is very simple to install and work upon PVC components.

PVC components do not rust like iron. They are anti-corrosion too. Unlike copper pipes, no toxic compound can corrode them.

Because PVC a eco-friendly raw material, they are safe for the environment too.

As they are very light-weighted, they can be easily transported, thus saving you money and effort.

These pipes are very durable, and do not need any replacement for at least 10-15 years.

Because they are acid-resistant too, they can be extensively used in agricultural farming, where pipes are exposed to different fertilizers, chemicals, withering soil and varied temperatures.

As these pipes are corrosion resistant, they do not affect the quality of water flowing inside. When installed in a sewage system, their smooth surface inside does not allow any residue to stick in it, thus reducing any chance of clogging.

With so many advantages, PVC pipes and fittings have become a mainstay in today’s residential and commercial establishments. If you are looking for something cheap, durable and sturdy, then install PVC components in your building.

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