Knowing CPVC Pipes & Fittings

Knowing CPVC Pipes & Fittings

CPVC Pipes & Fittings is known for its strength, resilience, relatively economic offering and high efficiency making it a top choice for plumbing and drainage applications. If one passes a commercial or residential construction site, one is sure to see numerous choices of CPVC piping system being used in Plumbing.

What makes CPVC Pipes more popular is its capability for improved heat resistance, making it an absolute choice for hot-water plumbing. Water having higher temperature through any other type of plastics piping system may cause leak & burst leaving with literal searing disarray!

Coming back to SKIPPER CPVC Plumbing System, it’s manufactured from the world’s best Japanese Compound DURASTREAM of ‘Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd’ and is the most ideal solution for Hot & Cold-Water Applications up to 93 degrees Celsius. SKIPPER follows strict quality control on choice of raw material & finished goods. It’s an evolving best substitute to conventional GI Piping systems. SKIPPER CPVC is simple, easy, user friendly, easy to install with many other features. The details are as follows:


  • Suitable for hot and cold water application.
  • When PVC resin undergoes a process of chlorination CPVC is formed which is used to carry hot & cold water with ability to withstand high temperature,
  • It can withstand temperatures up to 93 degrees Celsius.
  • The company uses NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) certified CPVC DURASTREAM compound and manufactures NSF 14 certified CPVC Pipes up to 50mm
  • NSF, National Sanitation Foundation, a world wide body which gives certificates to prove quality of the product and has an association with SKIPPER PIPES.


  • Fittings are generally used to connect two pipes for the flow of hot & cold water.
  • Fittings are of two types, plastic & brass.
  • Brass is a metal which is used to connect a plastic pipe with a metallic fitting like a metallic tap or metallic shower.
  • Fittings can have two types of jointing: push fit jointing and threaded jointing.
  • Threaded jointing can be further classified as MTA (male thread jointing) & FTA (female thread jointing) which can either be plastic threaded or brass threaded.
  • Push fittings are those which are connected to plastic pipes with the help of solvent cement.


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