Flexible Piping For Residential/ Commercial Structures
Uponor Corporation offers plumbing and indoor climate systems for the residential and commercial building markets.
Uponor offers reliable solutions for PEX plumbing, radiant heating/cooling and fire sprinkler systems
For homeowners, installers, architects, engineers, builders, developers, building owners and consultants, Uponor is your professional partner for PEX plumbing, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic distribution, pre-insulated pipe and fire sprinkler systems for residential and commercial structures worldwide.
With more than 40 years of reliable service and over 15 billion feet of PEX (crosslinked polyethylene) tubing installed around the globe, we are the world leader in providing solutions that are fast and easy to install, conserve water and energy and offer superior performance for decades of use.
Why PEX is Better Than Rigid Systems
Ask anyone who has installed an Uponor PEX plumbing system. Once you experience the faster installs, the reduced liability and the stable material costs, you’ll be a believer.
Because of its flexibility, Uponor PEX can bend with each change in direction, which means fewer connections, faster installs and reduced potential leak-point liability. The flexibility of PEX also enables it to expand up to three times the tubing’s diameter, making it more freeze-damage resistant.
With an Uponor PEX plumbing system that features ProPEX® expansion fittings, dry fitting is never a concern. That’s because you can’t dry fit an expansion fitting. The PEX tubing and ProPEX expansion ring must first be expanded before the larger-diameter fitting is inserted. As the PEX shrinks back around the fitting, it creates a strong, durable connection that holds tight with 1,000 pounds of radial force.
PEX is also highly corrosion resistant, so it doesn’t have the issue of pinhole leaks or corrosion build up like copper. And PEX is also safer than copper. A study done by Rochester Medical Center published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reported a connection between copper and Alzheimer’s disease.