Bedford, Mass. – The F.W. Webb Company is announcing an innovative polypropylene pipe and fitting system for commercial, institutional and industrial needs. Making its debut domestically after more than 30 years in wide use outside of North America, the NIRON PP-RCT Pipe and Fitting System is one of the most advanced piping systems of its kind.
Lightweight yet extremely durable, NIRON can be installed in place of copper and steel at a faster installation pace, with less material waste and less overall cost. The product meets the highest industry standards and offers high purity options for non-toxic applications, such as food and beer production.
Ranging from simple fluid transport to highly engineered infrastructure systems, applications include:
•Water (potable, chilled, recycle, glycol, brine)
F.W. Webb is the exclusive distributor of NIRON pipe, fittings and supplies in the Northeast, and is serving as the master stocking and distribution point for NIRON products sold throughout the U.S.A.
“When F.W. Webb decided to seek the latest in polypropylene piping for our customers, we conducted a thorough investigation and quickly realized the NIRON product is superior,” said Ernie Coutermarsh, senior vice president of Industrial Development at F.W. Webb. “Professionals in mechanical contracting, engineering, facilities management, food and beverage production, manufacturing, hospitals, hotels, power and energy, liquid waste management and similar areas will find NIRON a cost-effective, easy-to-install, and reliable piping system.”
NIRON PP-RCT pipe and fitting system
NIRON pipe is made from advanced beta crystalline PPR Polypropylene (PP-RCT) in a multi-layering manufacturing process. NIRON pipe enhanced with a fiberglass center is as stable as traditional metallic pipe, with the same limited thermal expansion. Its insulating qualities offer greater energy efficiency (keeping substances close to desired temperatures) and noise mitigation for better acoustics.
In many applications, the NIRON piping system is also a superior choice over other plastic and thermoplastic piping, according to Christopher Ziu, the NIRON products manager for Houston-based Nupi Americas, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nupigeco, S.p.A., the inventor and manufacturer of NIRON.
“NIRON pipe is exceptionally strong and can withstand harsh conditions, including freezing temperatures, extreme heat, high pressure, chemicals, and above and below ground exposure,” Ziu said. “It has a tested lifespan of 100 to 150 years.”
The NIRON system offers installers the flexibility of four simple fusion methods, requiring no traditional arc welding.
Availability and training
NIRON pipe, fittings and supplies are in inventory and available for sale in the Northeast through F.W. Webb. The company is also providing installation training and support. All inquiries can be directed to the Thermoplastic Piping Division at 781-325-7041 or firstname.lastname@example.org.