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How Many Types Of CPVC Pipe Are There?

The piping industry is highly undervalued. The quality, safety, and performance provided by such an industry help to play a crucial part in safeguarding the environment along with the lives of people. CPVC pipes and Fittings produced by Utkarsh India, one of the premier CPVC pipes manufacturers in India; are manufactured using high-quality plasticizers, which helps the pipes with utmost rigidity and provides sturdiness.


What is CPVC?


CPVC is also known as Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride, is manufactured by the chlorination of PVC polymer. The chlorination helps the pipes to attain some unique qualities like ductility and they are also able to withstand extreme temperatures. As chlorine has excellent properties of chemical resistance primarily to acids, alkali, and salts, hence CPVC pipes became an ideal choice for chemical process industries. 


Features provided by CPVC pipes and Fittings of Utkarsh’s



CPVC pipes and Fittings are known for their ability to withstand extreme physical and chemical degradation. Some of their features include.

Corrosion resistant.
Bacteria resistant and chemical resistant
Leakage-proof.
High mechanical strength.
Easily installable and have a low maintenance cost.
Ideal for drinking water supply.
Great insulation properties.
Economical and cost-effective. 
Durable and long-lasting.


Types of CPVC Pipe and Fittings


CPVC pipes and fittings are available in different classes and grades all over India:

SDR 11 Pipe:

IS Standard – IS 5778 ASTM D 2846
Sizes available – ½” - 2
Description – They are widely known as class 1 pipes and are heavier when compared to SRD 13.5.


SRD 13.5 Pipe:

IS Standard – IS 5778 ASTM D 2846
Sizes available – ½” - 2
Description – They are widely known as class 1 pipes and are lighter when compared to SRD 11.


Sch. 40 Pipe:

IS Standard – ASTM F 441
Sizes available – 2.5” – 6”
Description – They are widely used for domestic water supply purposes.


Sch. 80 Pipe:

IS Standard – ASTM F 441
Sizes available – 2.5” – 4”
Description – They are widely used for industrial purposes.


List of CPVC fittings as follows:


Sch. 40 Fittings:

IS Standard – ASTM F 438
Sizes available – 21/2” – 6”.

Sch. 80 Fittings:

IS Standard – ASTM F 439
Sizes available – 21/2” – 4”.

SDR 11 Fittings:

IS Standard – ASTM D 2846
Sizes available – ½” – 2”.

This; is the list of CPVC pipes and Fittings that are available in the particular classes and grades in India. 

Ending note

CPVC or Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride is a material that is widely used in the production of pipelines. Here in this blog, Utkarsh India, a premier CPVC pipe manufacturer in India, has provided you with numerous types of CPVC pipes and Fittings along with their sizes and IS standards. We have also provided information regarding the major features of CPVC pipes and fittings. We hope that you find this information helpful. 

For any further clarification or questions, please contact us at info@utkarshindia.in or visit us at https://utkarshindia.in/