The term uPVC means unplasticized polyvinyl chloride. The uPVC version of pipes often replaces wood while building window frames and windowsills. They can also be used instead of pipes made of cast iron for drains, gutters, downspouts, and waste piping. They are never used for making drinking water pipes.

If you’re interested in little window trivia, we’d like to share some interesting facts about Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride pipes. They are incredibly strong, environmentally safe, and are used in more than half of the windows across the world.

Among customers, uPVC is
Popular - It is often used as a substitute for construction for wood. Its popularity has increased among home owners of late, once they have got to know of the benefits of uPVC pipes.

Low maintenance - The uPVC pipes are more efficient and easier to maintain than PVC pipes, and they eliminate the need for scraping and repainting your window frames.

Sound quality - It is known that uPVC windows offer higher relief when it comes to noise and creates a more peaceful environment in the interiors.

Insulation - uPVC pipe fittings have high insulation properties and promises warmer homes with a lesser usage of energy. The material is reflective that allows heat to be away during summers as well as insulating, which keeps indoors warm during the winter.

Affordability - uPVC is not as costly as vinyl despite its wide range of benefits. Homeowners can enjoy all the benefits without having to shell out large sums of money from their pockets.

Durability - uPVC frames don’t rust or warp, which is unlike wooden or steel frames. They last much longer than most other alternatives of fittings in the market.

uPVC pipe fittings come in different sizes, prices, and with different utilities. From half an inch size to two inches, they can be fitted as per your requirements. The kinds of uPVC pipe fittings are:

  • Coupler
  • Tee
  • Elbow 90 degrees
  • End cap
  • Male adapter
  • Female adapter
  • Brass tea
  • Brass elbow
  • Male adapter brass threaded
  • Female adapter brass threaded
  • Reducing coupling
  • Reducing bush
  • Reducing tee
  • Ball valve
  • End plug
  • Tank adapter

They come in plain ended and thread ended in plastic and brass and can be found in hardware and fittings stores across India.

The uPVC pipes are widely used in
  • Pressurized water distribution works
  • Underground water distribution networks
  • Drainage networks
  • Irrigation systems
  • Transportation of fluids

It is important that you check the quality of the pipes before purchasing them, and entrust an experienced manufacturer and fitter for all your uPVC pipe fitting needs.

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