PVC

PVC and PVCu Pressure Pipework Inch & Metric Sizes, UK next day delivery, huge discounts online, excellent customer service, call us on 01794 835835. Temperature range of 0°C to 60°C and a pressure range of 9 bar to 16 bar, for PVC and PVCu pipework. PVC is an excellent thermoplastic pipework system used in many industries for the transportation of liquids, including those containing: acids, alkalis, chemical processing, sewerage and water treatment. PVCu is non-toxic and has been proven to be resistant to a wide range of diluted acids, alkalis, salts and water soluble solvents. However, it is not resistant to aromatic or chlorinated hydrocarbons. PVC products are easy to identify due to their dark grey colour.

Key Features:

  • Material: PVCu (polyvinyl chloride – unplasticised)
  • Wide range of chemical resistance
  • Smooth bore resists limescale build-up, gives superior flow, is abrasion resistant and corrosion free
  • Design life of 50 years based on maximum pressure at 20°C
  • Non-toxic - suitable for cold potable water
  • Not suitable for use with compressed air

Technical Info:

Pressure ratings for PVC and PVCu pipework systems are quoted at 20°C, if the temperature is increased then the pressure rating must be reduced.

  20°C 30°C 40°C 50°C 60°C
Class C 9.0 bar 9.0 bar 5.2 bar 3.5 bar 2.0 bar
Class D 12.0 bar 9.6 bar 6.9 bar 4.6 bar 2.6 bar
Class E 15.0 bar 12.0 bar 8.7 bar 5.8 bar 3.3 bar

IMPORTANT: The technical data given in this website is for preliminary information purposes only and is published without guarantee. All line drawings are for illustrative purposes only and should not be regarded as wholly accurate in every detail. We reserve the right to withdraw or to alter the specification of any product without notice. For more information, please consult our Terms of Business.

 If you require any further information then don’t hesitate to ring us here at Pipestock on 0845 634 1053. We’re always happy to help!