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The Types of Pipe Fittings
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The Types of Pipe Fittings

Plastic pipework is used for the conveyance of drinking water, waste water, chemicals, heating fluid and cooling fluids, foodstuffs, ultra-pure liquids, slurries, gases, compressed air and vacuum system applications.

There are three basic types of plastic pipes:

Solid wall pipe/Structured wall pipe/Barrier pipe

Materials used

PB-1 (polybutylene)
PE (polyethylene) of various densities, also abbreviated to LDPEMDPE and HDPE (low, medium and high density polyethylene; the medium density version is at times referred to as "black alkathene" in the UK)
PE-RT (polyethylene RT)

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