Specific types are designed for water and gas supply or drainage lines
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipe is generally used for non-pressurized plumbing lines or drain, waste and vent applications
Copper tubing is used for water supply lines and heated water applications, such as water heaters or bath and shower lines
Cross-Linked Polyethylene (PEX) is used for drinking water in potable water supply applications
Brass is primarily used for supplying hot water, such as water heater applications
Poly pipe allows fluid levels to be monitored in applications such as drinking water or pneumatic control lines
Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) is used in hot water supply applications, sprinkler systems and drain lines
Vinyl tubing is most often used for chemicals, gases and liquids, has a rubber-like flexibility and is resistant to acids, alkalis and many solvents
Review our Gas & Water Pipes buying guide for additional information to help you select the right pipe for your project
Black and galvanized pipe can offer an industrial look when left exposed in various rooms of the house, and can lend a modern look to shelving, light fixtures and furniture applications
Black pipe is comprised of steel or iron and mostly used to deliver natural gas into the home and is not to be used for drinking water
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