Repiping – Benefits Of PEX Tubing

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Benefits of Uponor PEX-a Tubing

Backed by a 25-year warranty

  • Eliminates water hammer and singing pipes
  • Unique ProPEX® expansion fittings create strong, durable connections without the need for torches, glues, solvents, or gauges
  • Flexible, with the smallest bend radius of all PEX tubing, reducing the number of necessary fittings
  • Resists corrosion, pitting, and scaling
  • Highly freeze resistant
  • ProPEX connections cannot be dry fit; never a question if the fitting is made properly
  • Backed by a 25-year limited warranty when installed by an Uponor-trained plumbing professional

Codes, Standards and Listings

Hydrostatic Temperature and Pressure Ratings: ● 200°F (93.3°C) at 80 psi ● 180°F (82.2°C) at 100 psi ● 73.4°F (23°C) at 160 psi                       ● 120°F (48.9°C) at 130 psi (1/2″, 3/4″ and 1″ AquaPEX® only)

Manufacturing Standards: ● ASTM F876 ● ASTM F877 ● ASTM F2023 ● ASTM F1960 ● ANSI/NSF Standard 14 ● ANSI/NSF Standard 61              ● UL 1821 ● ULC-ORD C199P ● CAN/CSA B137.

Product Listings: ● IAPMO ● CSA ● HUD ● UL ● NSF ● ITS ● ICC

Applicable Codes: ● IPC ● UPC ● NSP ● IMC ● UMC ● NPC of Canada   ● NBC of Canada

Fire-rated Assemblies for United States: ● K913 – Two-hour concrete floor/ceiling assembly ● L557 – One-hour wood frame floor/ceiling assembly ● U372 – One-hour wood frame wall assembly ● V444 – One-hour steel stud wall assembly

Fire-rated Assemblies for Canada: ● WC/FCA 120-01 – Two-hour concrete floor/ceiling assembly ● WC/FCA 120-02 – Two-hour concrete floor/ceiling assembly ● WC/FCA 60-01 – One-hour wood frame floor/ceiling assembly ● UW/WA 60-02 – One-hour wood frame wall assembly ● UW/WA 60-01 – One-hour steel stud wall assembly

Warnock Hersey Plenum Rating: ● 25 flame spread/50 smoke developed (plenum rated) to ASTM E84 ● CAN/ULC S102.2