for pressure applications
FlowGuard Gold® Copper Tube Size (CTS) CPVC Pipe and Fittings are used for hot and cold domestic water distribution, where the operating temperature will not exceed 180 degrees F at 100 psi.
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry offers the most complete line of FlowGuard Gold CPCV pipe and fittings in the industry. With our recent acquisition of Thompson Plastics in Huntsville, AL, Charlotte Pipe has added even more FlowGuard Gold products to its line. We produce FlowGuard Gold pipe, fittings, adapters, transition fittings, drop-ear 90 degrees, Slabguard and more.
And, Charlotte 's FlowGuard Gold is part of the exclusive Charlotte Pipe TrueFit® System, which guarantees that all pipe and fittings are made to exacting standards for a tight and reliable fit, ensuring easier installation, fewer callbacks, and a lifetime of trouble-free service.
For complete information on FlowGuard Gold CPVC CTS Pipe and Fittings for pressure applications, request ourFlowGuard Gold® Technical Manual, free of charge at our online Store.
Pipe and fittings are manufactured from virgin rigid CPVC (chlorinated polyvinyl chloride) vinyl compounds with a cell class of 24448 as identified in ASTM D 1784.
FlowGuard Gold CTS CPVC pipe and fittings shall conform to ASTM D 2846. Pipe and fittings shall be manufactured to the nominal dimension cited in the applicable ASTM standard, and be the product of one manufactuer. Fittings shall be injection-molded. All pipe and fittings shall confirm to National Sanitary Foundation (NSF) Standard 14 and 61.
ASTM Standards are developed by using a concensus process and they are updated as necessary or reapproved every five years. The following are the ASTM standards pertinent to CPVC pipe and fittings.
D 2846 CPVC Plastic Hot and Cold Water Distribution System
F 493 Solvent Cements for CPVC Pipe and Fittings
ASTM Dimensions and Tolerances
FlowGuard Gold CTS CPVC pipe and fittings are used in potable water systems and are manufactured to the dimensions and specifications shown in ASTM D 2846. This product is tan in color, and the pipe has the same outside diameter as copper tubing. Pipe up through nominal size 2” size is manufactured to a standard dimension ratio (SDR) of 11. The standard dimension ratio represents the ratio of the pipe O.D. to the pipe wall thickness. All of the SDR 11 CPVC sizes have the same pressure rating.
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