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PPI's BCD Division
A brief overview and introduction to the Building and Construction Division (BCD), one of the Divisions of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI).
PEX Plumbing - Introduction
Introduction to PEX Plumbing systems. Since this video was filmed in 2005, the PEX plumbing industry has grown tremendously.
PEX Tubing - Sizes and Colors
Description of the wide range of sizes and colors in which PEX is available. Today, PEX tubing ranges from ¼" to 4" nominal.
PEX Support Bends
A fast technique for making sweeps without using fittings. These are available in steel or plastic.
PEX Systems Using Manifolds
Both time and materials may be saved when plumbing with the use of manifolds, now available in copper or plastic.
PEX Tubing Using Crimp Ring Fittings
A popular joining technique. Crimp ring fittings are available in brass, copper or polymer, while the rings are copper.
PEX using Compression-Sleeve Fittings
This video describes the ASTM F2080 fitting system which uses brass fittings with metal compression-sleeves around the tubing.