Uponor Launches Industry-first
PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings for Commercial Piping Systems.
North America (Uponor) is launching an industry-first innovation
with six new ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass CPVC Adapter Fittings for
transitioning from CPVC to PEX in commercial plumbing and hydronic
distribution piping systems.
The fittings, which are available in 1¼", 1½" and 2" sizes, are
offered in a spigot and a socket adapter and all feature Uponor's
durable, reliable ASTM F1960 ProPEX expansion system for connecting
to PEX piping."
"These fittings offer designers and installers a fast and efficient
solution for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in larger-diameter pipe
sizes - something that the industry has not had available until
now," says Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing and Fire Safety at
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The ProPEX end of the
fitting is manufactured with lead-free brass and is tested
and listed to NSF 61 and NSF 372 to meet lead-free
requirements. The CPVC end of the fitting is designed to
transition from copper tube size (CTS) pipe and fittings and
is listed to the ASTM D2846 standard for CPVC fittings.
Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire
safety, radiant heating/cooling and hydronic distribution
piping systems for residential and commercial applications.
In 2014, the company received the Community Impact Award for
Sustainability and the Progress Minnesota award for driving
business growth and economic development. In 2013, the
company was named Manufacturer of the Year by the
Manufacturers Alliance and a Top 100 Workplace by the
Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs nearly 500
people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley,
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