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Useful insights on CPVC Pipes for Hot Water Systems

CPVC pipes are known to be more flexible than PVC pipes and can withstand higher temperatures. Because of this, CPVC pipes are widely used for hot water delivery systems. CPVC pipes offer excellent insulation to virtually eliminate sweating and condensation. This insulation helps to keep hot water hotter and cold water colder. With these benefits in mind, here are some useful insights on CPVC pipes for hot water systems.

  1. Resistance to chemical, corrosion and abrasion  

The properties of CPVC pipes make them highly relevant for hot water systems. The ability to remain unaffected by harsh weather conditions and resistance to chemical degradation makes them suitable for aggressive service conditions. The resistance to UV radiation also adds to their durability. Additionally, their corrosion resistance allows them to remain free of degradation, ensuring that they maintain their quality over time. Furthermore, the pipes can withstand considerable physical pressure. With high impact resistance, they are less likely to buckle or break under stress, adding to their overall durability. 

  1. Resistance to high temperatures

CPVC pipes are highly resistant to extreme temperatures which makes them ideal for hot water supplies and applications. They can withstand temperatures up to 200°F (93°C). They do not degrade or lose their structural strength in the process.  In addition to this, they have high thermal stability. They can successfully retain and maintain their shape even when exposed to extreme temperatures or rapid temperature alterations. 

  1. Smooth internal surface

The smooth surface of CPVC pipes is particularly relevant for hot water systems because it helps maintain a consistent flow of water, even when exposed to high temperatures. Scaling, pitting, and leaching in other types of pipes can cause turbulence in the flow of water, which can lead to noise and reduced water pressure. In hot water systems, where water is heated to high temperatures, the smooth surface of CPVC pipes prevents the buildup of scale and ensures that the pipes maintain their water carrying capacity to the maximum extent. Also, the absence of scale buildup reduces the chances of leaks and water bursts due to excessive pressure, which can be particularly important in high-pressure hot water systems.

  1. Energy efficient and cost-effective: 

CPVC pipes have low thermal conductivity, which means that they can retain heat better. They require less insulation to maintain the temperature of the water they are transporting. This reduces the cost of insulation in terms of material, installation and maintenance. As CPVC pipes do not lose heat due to their self-insulating nature, the water stays hot for prolonged periods. The energy required to maintain this temperature is reduced, leading to lower energy bills and cost savings. 

Looking for reliable CPVC pipes and fittings suppliers?

Explore Utkarsh CPVC Pipes and fittings. Our CPVC pipes are manufactured in our ultra-modern manufacturing units with polymer production capacity of 68,000 MT per annum. 

Utkarsh CPVC Premium Pipes and Fittings are manufactured with the best of sourced international raw materials and produced using state of art manufacturing technology and international standards of quality checking and testing.

We were awarded Emerging No. 1 PVC Brand of The Year 2018. The CPVC pipes undergo 6 stages of quality check before delivery. They are easy to install, hygienic and have high impact resistance. They can be manufactured up to 3 meters and as per client requirements. Here are a few reasons why you should choose Utkarsh CPVC pipes:

  • They are corrosion resistant

  • They are bacteria proof

  • They are easy to install and offer superior insulation

  • They are hygienic and prevent scaling of pipes

  • They are tough, rigid and leak proof

  • They are weather and UV resistant 

We also offer a range of CPVC fittings including cross tee, end cap, coupler and union to name a few. To know more about our CPVC pipes and fittings, contact us.

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