Uponor’s New Industry-first
Products Meeting Demand for Commercial PEX Plumbing Systems.
Uponor North America (Uponor)
recently launched several new products in its engineered polymer
(EP) product line to meet the increasing demand in commercial
plumbing systems using crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) pipe.
A first for PEX plumbing systems, Uponor now offers a ProPEX® EP
45-degree Elbow to facilitate directional changes at a 45-degree
angle. The elbow is available in 1½" and 2" sizes and features
Uponor’s unique ProPEX connection that capitalizes on the shape
memory of Uponor PEX-a pipe to create strong, durable
connections that hold tight with 1,000 pounds of radial force.
An industry first, the ProPEX®
EP 45-degree Elbows are available in 1½" and 2" sizes for
45-degree directional changes in commercial PEX plumbing
Uponor’s new 2" EP Multiport Tee
features 1" outlets and provides an efficient solution for
flush bank installations with fewer fittings and
The new 2" EP Multiport Tee, targeted for commercial restrooms,
features three 1" outlets and provides an efficient solution for
flush bank installations with fewer fittings and connections.
Designed to centralize connections and supply lines, the tee
provides material and labor savings, allowing for flexibility in
design and installation.
“With our continued growth in commercial plumbing, Uponor is
striving to fill the need for products that make it faster and
easier to install PEX in various commercial plumbing applications,”
says Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing and Fire Safety, at Uponor.
“Expanding our EP product line with these new tees and multiports
signifies our commitment to the commercial PEX plumbing market.”
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In addition to the ProPEX
EP 45-degree Elbow and 2" Multiport Tee, Uponor is also
launching the following new EP products for use in
commercial PEX plumbing systems.
• ProPEX EP Reducing Tee, 1¼" PEX x 1¼" PEX x ½" PEX
• ProPEX EP Reducing Tee, 1½" PEX x 1" PEX x 1½" PEX
• ProPEX EP Reducing Tee, 1½" PEX x 1½" PEX x ½" PEX
• ProPEX EP Reducing Tee, 2" PEX x 1½" PEX x 2" PEX
• ProPEX EP Reducing Tee, 2" PEX x 2" PEX x ½" PEX
• EP Flow-through Multiport Tee, 3 outlets, 1" x ¾" ProPEX
• EP Flow-through Multiport Tee, 4 outlets, 1" x 1" ProPEX
• 1" EP Branch Multiport Tee, 4 outlets
Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire
safety and radiant heating and cooling systems for the
residential and commercial building markets. In 2013, the
company was named Manufacturer of the Year by the
Manufacturers Alliance in addition to a Top 100 Workplace by
the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs nearly
500 people at its North American headquarters in Apple
Valley, Minn. For more information, visit
www.uponor-usa.com or call (800) 321-4739.
© 2013 Uponor, Inc.
Uponor and ProPEX are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Uponor Corporation and Uponor, Inc.