March 15, 2017
Aquatechnik North America has announced that aquatechnik PP-RCT 125 and PP-R Super 80 fusion pipe and fittings meet the certification requirements of the NSF/ANSI 14, 51, 61 and 372 standards. The NSF/ANSI Standard certifications cover aquatechnik polypropylene piping solutions throughout North America. They include: Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials (NSF/ANSI Standard 14); Food Equipment Materials (NSF/ANSI Standard 51); Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects (NSF/ANSI Standard 61); and Drinking Water System Components – Lead Content (NSF/ANSI Standard 372).
The firm’s 645,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing plant near Milan, Italy now features three pipe extrusion lines, with the capacity to produce three-layer PP-RCT 125 pipe from ½-in. to 24-in. in diameter for export world-wide.