What is VPC pipe?
Simply so, which is stronger PVC or CPVC?
PVC is the common term for Polyvinyl Chloride. CPVC is stronger, more corrosion resistant, and more flexible than PVC. It also withstands higher temperatures than regular PVC. Most current Plumbing Codes will not allow PVC for hot water supply but will allow CPVC.
Furthermore, what do the different colors of PVC pipe mean? Blue: Potable Water| White: Irrigation and Water. Green: Sewer. Purple: Reclaimed Water.
Beside above, what is the difference between black PVC and white PVC?
The two most common types of plastic pipe, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) and Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC), have small differences depending on the use, but the main difference is that ABS pipe contains BPA while PVC does not. ABS is always black while PVC is white- and easy way to see the difference quickly.
Which is stronger ABS or PVC?
Strengths & Weaknesses of Plastic Pipes For example, PVC is more flexible, but ABS is stronger and more shock resistant. ABS is better at handling severely cold temperatures, but it can warp with exposure to direct sunlight. PVC is thought to be better at muffling the sound of running water.