Aquatechnik PP-RCT 125 Fusion Piping is NSF/ANSI 14, 51, 61 and 372 Certified

Mississauga, Ontario (January 6, 2017) — Aquatechnik North America is pleased to announce that aquatechnik® PP-RCT 125 and PP-R Super 80 fusion pipe and fittings meet the certification requirements of the NSF/ANSI 14, 51, 61 and 372 standards.

The NSF/ANSI Standard certifications cover aquatechnik piping solutions throughout North America. They include: Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials (NSF/ANSI Standard 14); Food Equipment Materials (NSF/ANSI Standard 51); Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects (NSF/ANSI Standard 61); and Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content (NSF/ANSI Standard 372).

aquatechnik has recently expanded its capacity significantly by adding a new 200-foot PP-RCT extrusion line that can produce three-layer PP-RCT 125 pipe, from 1/2” to 24 inches in diameter. Now NSF 14, 51, 61 and 372-certified, aquatechnik PP-RCT 125 piping has raised the bar on endurance, high temperature ratings and pressure thresholds for polypropylene piping systems.

Since 1985, aquatechnik has been at the forefront in manufacturing and marketing the highest quality of polypropylene heat fusion welding pipe and fittings for multiple fluid handling systems.  Of note, aquatechnik PP-RCT 125 piping raises the bar on quality, high pressure ratings and endurance for polypropylene piping products. The firm’s 645,000 square-foot manufacturing plant in Magnago, Italy now features three pipe extrusion lines, with the capacity to produce three-layer PP-RCT 125 pipe from ½-inch to 24-inch in diameter for export world-wide, including the United States and Canada.

Engineers, aquatechnik certified contractors and inspectors appreciate the distinctive aquatechnik white pipe with stripes; red-striped pipe is approved for hot water applications, blue-striped for cold water, and grey-striped pipe for mechanical systems; violet pipe is for rain water collection.

An aquatechnik piping system installed by a trained and certified contractor comes with a 30-year warranty.  Learn more in the Professional Resources section of aquatechnikNA.com.

About Aquatechnik North America:  Aquatechnik North America is the exclusive distributor of aquatechnik professional PP-RCT fusion piping solutions for fluid handling systems in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  The company distributes aquatechnik product through authorized regional distributors to their qualified professional installer customers.

About NSF International: NSF International is an independent organization that writes standards, tests and certifies products for the food, water and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment (nsf.org). Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment.NSF International’s Water Programs require extensive product testing and unannounced audits of production facilities to verify that water treatment products meet the design, material and performance requirements. NSF International is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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