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September 1, 2009

CPVC Piping In Chemical Environments: Evaluating the Safety Record

No torches, fewer burn hazards and outstanding fire characteristics make CPVC a safe, effective alternative for industrial piping

Donald Townley, The Lubrizol Corp.

There are many considerations when choosing piping materials for an industrial system. Historically, when options were more limited, the decision-making process was relatively straightforward. It was a matter of choosing what grade of metal to install. Today, there is a larger array of high-performance, non-metallic options to also consider....

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