Plastic Piping Systems supplies all the detailed information you'll need to know about the largest plastic product group used in the world-pipe, valves, and fittings. Practical rather than theoretical, this book uses data throughout to relate the design and installation techniques of today's off-the-shelf products.
-Provides a complete listing of the advantages of plastic piping systems. Discusses basic thermoplastic and thermostat manufacturing and flammability and toxicity of plastics.
-Supplies in-depth coverage on designing both above and below ground piping systems.
-Contains piping material sizes as well as dozens of photographs of various pipe, valves, fittings, and fabrications.
-Presents the historical background of the industry.
-Includes a comprehensive glossary, a listing of commonly used plastic and industry abbreviations, an expanded chemical resistance chart of over 600 chemicals, and many other helpful items.