Plumbing Market in China

Brands of pipes

There are three type of pipes used widely today. The first type is metal pipe, such as stainless pipe and copper pipe. The second type is metal-plastic composite pipe like aluminum-plastic composite pipe. The third type is plastic pipe such as PB and PPR.

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China Lesso Group Holdings Limited (Hong Kong listed)
PP-R / Aluminum Composite Pipe
Material: PP-R and Al
Size: full 20mm through 110mm availability
Pressure Rating: 1.6MPa, 2.0MPa, 2.5MPa
Standard: CJ/T 210 and BS 6920
Colors: Light grey or white, pipe for cold water is marked with blue stripes; pipe for hot water is marked with red stripes. Other colors are also available upon request
Form Supplied:
4 and 5.8 meters straight length (all size)
50 and 100 meters coil length (dn20~dn32)
Other forms are also available upon request
PVC-U Water Pipe and Fittings
Material: Unplasticized Poly (Vinyl Chloride)
Pressure Rating: 0.63MPa, 0.8MPa, 1.0MPa, 1.25MPa, 1.6MPa, 2.0MPa, 2.5MPa
Size: full 20mm through 630mm availability
Standard: ISO 4422-2
Colors: blue, white or other colors availability upon request
Form Supplied: plain end pipe or gasketed pipe with 4m, 5.8m or other length availability upon request

AKAN Enterprise Group (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
PPR Stable Composite Pipe
German standard: DIN 8077/8078
Supplied form: 4m straight lengths
Color: grey, white, green
Safety coefficient: 1.5
The anti-UV design keeps the pipe working longer
With higher resistance to fluid pressure, the pipe greatly increases the flux of water
The metal layer and direction of the pipe can be easily detected, which helps the precise locating in maintenance
PE Pipeline
All pipes are in standard size from 16 up to 500 mm of outer diameter
All dimensions are in accordance with the DIN (8074) & ISO (4472) standard
Light weight
Does not corrode
Up to 50 years’ durability
Resistant to deformation
Low labor coat for handling and installing
Reliable performance and easy maintenance

Shanghai Piersa Pipe Cp., Ltd
PPR Antibacterial Pipe
Color: green
Highly hygienic and non-toxic
With resistance to heat, pressure and corrosion, it has a lifetime of 50 years without leakage
Featuring heat insulation and environmental protection, it is the optimal pipe for health and energy conservation
PPR Aluminum Composite Pipeline
Color: white
Excellent resistance to oxygen and light protects the metal part of the pipe from corrosion
The pipe could be buried and detected by metal detectors

Selected regulations
The pipes should be made of plastic or steel covered with zinc plating when the diameter is less or equal to 150 mm. when the diameter of pipes exceeds 150 mm, the material could be iron. If the pipes are constructed under the ground and the diameter exceed or equal to 75 mm, the material should be iron.
When the water passing through pipes is erosion, anticorrosion coatings should be covered inside the pipes or anticorrosion materials should be used.
When the diameter of pipes is less or equal to 50 mm, stop valves are recommended to be used. Gate valves should be used for the pipes which is larger than 50 mm.

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