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Astral CPVC Pipes

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A single solution for hot and cold water management, the Astral CPVC piping system has revolutionized the industry. With a composition that meets cell class DP 110-2-3-2 as per IS 15778, Astral has been the first to introduce CPVC pipes in India, the biggest advantage that it offers is the ability of these pipes to handle extreme temperatures and are therefore used most often in solar and electric water heaters for its heat efficiency and lower installation cost.

Several features of this piping system make it ideal to use in homes, apartments, the hospitality segment including hotels and resorts, high and low rise buildings, commercial setups, corporate, medical, and educational institutes, and more. Some of these include its:

  1.  Corrosion resistant properties 
  2. Safe and hygienic composition with lower bacterial growth 
  3. Strength and rigidity 
  4. Ability to combat scale, pit, or leach formation 
  5. Indifference to chlorinated water 
  6. Chemical resistance 
  7. Negligible expansion when exposed to high temperatures
  8. Simple welding process
  9. In-built safety from fire hazards

And more

With the highest number of approvals including NSF, UPC-1 and BIS, the pipes come with the following standards and specifications:

IS 15778 : Standard Specification for CPVC pipes for Hot and Cold Water Supplies -Specification

ASTM D1784 :Standard Specification for Rigid Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds and (Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Compounds

ASTM D2846 : Specification for (Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Hot & Cold water distribution systems

ASTM F493 : Standard Specification for Solvent Cements for (Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe & Fittings

ASTM F441 : Standard Specification for (Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe, SCH 40 & 80

ASTM F438 : Socket- Type Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe Fittings. Schedule 40

ASTM F439 : Socket-Type Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe Fittings. Schedule 80

ASTM D2774 : Underground installation of Thermoplastic pipes

In addition, the low cost, lost maintenance, easy installation, and sustainability with regards to green design, make these pipes more favourable to the construction industry.