The European Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association (TEPPFA) has announced the publishing of the first European Standard for PVC-O pressure pipe.

EN 17176  standard is for PVC-O piping systems intended for water supply use pressurised up to 25 bar, drainage, sewer, treated waste water and irrigation systems, either underground or above-ground where protected from direct sunlight.

In covers PVC-O pipe in sizes up to DN1200 mm and opens new markets for PVC pipe in their industry.  The low material consumption and reduced energy consumption , contributes to the excellent sustainability credentials of PVC-O, given PVC-O is 100% recyclable.

More information is available from TEPPFA