Uponor Solutions:
Hydronic Distribution

Uponor PEX-a Pipe vs. Traditional Rigid Pipe

Flexible, durable PEX-a pipe offers several benefits over traditional rigid pipe for hydronic distribution applications.

Advantages of Uponor PEX-a Tubing

  • Flexible, fewer required connections, reduces potential leak liability
  • Expands up to 3X its diameter to help resist freeze damage
  • Manufactured fitting connection, cannot be dry fit
  • One simple tool for connections
  • Resists corrosion, pitting and scaling
  • Dampens rushing water noise, eliminates water hammer
  • Retains more heat in hot water lines
  • Resists condensation on cold-water lines
  • Stable material costs, no scrap value, eliminates theft concerns
  • Pipe and fittings warranty
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