fittings

Wavin expands Tigris range with new manifolds

Wavin has recently announced the expansion of its Tigris range of commercial press-fit fittings with the addition of manifolds, offering standard and valved options. Available to order now, the Tigris manifolds have a range of installation and performance benefits for both plumbing professionals and end-users alike. The manifolds are particularly ideal for use in hard-to-reach […]

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Maincor to focus on performance and quality at InstallerSHOW

Visitors to Maincor’s stand (5B12) at InstallerSHOW can expect to find out more about its robust and secure MAINPRESS MLCP plumbing system as well as the opportunity to take part in an interactive strength test challenge. Demonstrating how MAINPRESS’S superior performance can make a real difference to installers working on both domestic and commercial projects, […]

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Wavin launches Tigris K5/M5 press fit system with acoustic leak detection

Wavin has launched Tigris K5/M5, a new range of commercial press-fit fittings designed to effectively detect pressure faults and unpressed fittings in systems.   The unique design is the first to enable testing with air as well as water and the range of fittings come with a variety of market-leading benefits to streamline the overall pressure testing process, whilst also ensuring accuracy and maintaining a hygienic pipe system.   Features include an 80-decibel air pressure leak alert, designed to emit an easily identifiable whistle to ensure that leaks can be detected in even the loudest of […]

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Potable water pipework in new and existing buildings

Ensuring a supply of potable water for drinking and food preparation is vital for maintaining the health of building occupants. All installations must comply with current UK regulations that provide minimum standards for drinking water quality. Glen Peter, Technical Support Manager at Viega, discusses the key factors and issues that surround the supply of potable […]

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How metal push-fit can make jobs easier for installers

While copper remains the most popular pipe for the industry, plastic piping is hot on its heels with research suggesting around 90% of new house build installations are plastic. James Bell – Brand Director at Sharkbite – explains the benefits of the latest innovation that’s enabling installers to have the right fitting to hand every […]

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