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October 23, 2008
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New 2" Engineered Plastic (EP) Line Offers Low-cost, Durable Commercial Plumbing Solution

Uponor, a global leader in PEX-a systems for plumbing, fire safety and radiant floor heating and cooling, is expanding its engineered plastic (EP) line to include 2" tees, elbows and couplings, offering a durable and affordable plumbing solution that stands up to the harsh demands of commerical plumbing applications. Read more...

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Uponor 2" EP Fitting

Uponor’s new 2" engineered plastic (EP) fittings offering includes durable tees, elbows and couplings that are ideal for demanding commercial applications.

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Uponor 2" EP Fitting

Uponor’s 2" EP fittings are extremely strong and durable and can withstand up to 2,900 foot-pounds of force without breaking.

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“Introducing these new 2" EP fittings, coupled with our AQUAPEX® tubing, offers a high-performance, reliable system that meets the challenges of commercial plumbing applications at a lower cost when compared with rigid metal alternatives,” says Steve Lockridge, senior product manager, Plumbing, at Uponor.

The fittings, which feature Uponor’s advanced EP materials, are immune to corrosion, pitting and scaling; resist the damaging effects of aggressive water; and address future NSF and state lead-content initiatives and code requirements. They also feature Uponor’s unique ProPEX® connection method, which uses the shape memory of PEX-a AQUAPEX tubing to form fast, reliable and durable connections without the use of torches, glues or solvents.

In fact, a recent stress test reveals the new 2" EP fittings can withstand forces up to 2,900 foot-pounds without breaking, proving the products’ strength and durability.

“Our new 2" EP fittings offering is the ultimate product solution, coupling strength, durability and affordability,” says Lockridge. “And that’s the essence of Uponor Logic at work.”

Uponor Corporation is a leading supplier of PEX-a plumbing, fire safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets across North America and Europe. Uponor Corporation employs 4,700 people globally and is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Helsinki, Finland.

Uponor, Inc. is headquartered in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

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