Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 11, 2012
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Brand Management Senior Manager
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 


 

 

 

 

Uponor Introduces PEX-a Pipe Support and EP Multi-port Tees for Commercial Plumbing

Uponor Commerical ProductsTo continue its momentum in the commercial plumbing market, Uponor is introducing PEX-a Pipe Support and two additional Engineered Polymer (EP) Multi-port Tees to its offering.

 

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PEX-a Pipe Support is a steel channel that provides continuous support of crosslinked polyethylene (PEX-a) tubing in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing equal to that of copper. The support is available in 9-foot lengths for 1", 1¼", 1½" and 2" PEX-a pipe sizes and can be used in commercial plumbing as well as hydronic distribution systems.

The new EP Multi-port Tees help to enhance Uponor’s already extensive line of engineered polymer fittings. Both feature a 1" ProPEX® inlet with ½" ProPEX branch outlets in 7- or 8-outlet configurations. They are an ideal parallel-piping solution for multi-family and hospitality applications, allowing header termination and water distribution to lavatories with one fitting. Compared to individual tees, the multi-ports offer up to 60% fewer connections and 78% less combined length.

“We are continuing to see growth in the commercial plumbing marketplace and are answering the need for products that make it faster, easier and more efficient to install PEX-a piping systems,” says Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing and Fire Safety, at Uponor.

Uponor, Inc. is a leading supplier of plumbing, fire safety, and radiant heating and cooling systems for the residential and commercial building markets in the United States. Uponor, Inc. employs 380 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information, visit www.uponorpro.com, www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.

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Uponor PEX-a Pipe Support is a steel channel that provides continuous support of PEX tubing in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing equal to that of copper.

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The new EP Multi-port Tees are ideal for parallel piping in multi-family and hospitality applications.

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