Uponor News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 5, 2014
Contact: Ingrid Mattsson
Director, Brand Management
(800) 321-4739, ext. 4249
ingrid.mattsson@uponor.com

 


 

 

 

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Uponor Launches Industry-first PEX to CPVC Adapter Fittings for Commercial Piping Systems

Star Tribune Names Uponor North America a 2014 Top Workplace

Uponor Partners with Thomas Enterprise Solutions™ for On-demand CAD and BIM Library

Uponor Donates Product to Lennar's Village Builders® Benefit Home

Uponor Domestic Water Piping and Hydronic Piping Specifications Now on ARCAT

Uponor Fire Safety Design Services Receives Minnesota License for Standalone Designs

Uponor Introduces Two New EP Multiport Tees for Commercial PEX Plumbing Applications

Brent Noonan Named Uponor North America Vice President of Sales

Uponor Wins Community Impact Award in Sustainability Category

Uponor Named a Progress Minnesota 2014 Honoree

Uponor Becomes an ASPE Affiliate Sponsor for 2014

 

Uponor Offers Industry-first, Lead-free Brass Ball Valves for Commercial PEX Piping Applications

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Uponor ProPEX LF brass commercial ball valves Uponor North America (Uponor) is offering the industry's first code-listed ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass Commercial Ball Valves for PEX-to-PEX connections in plumbing and hydronic distribution applications.

The full-port valves are available in sizes from ½" to 2" and are listed to ASTM F1960, NSF 14/61, NSF 359 and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC).

"Uponor is an innovative company that is striving to meet the increasing needs of the PEX piping industry," says Jayson Drake, director, Plumbing and Fire Safety, Uponor. "We are proud to be the first to offer the industry's first code-listed commercial ball valves that provide a reliable, high-performing solution for PEX plumbing and hydronic distribution applications."

The valves feature blow-out-proof stems and are available with stem extension kits to accommodate up to 2" of insulation in insulated piping applications.

Additionally, both ends of the valves are manufactured with Uponor's proven ProPEX fitting system for expansion connections that cannot be dry fit and hold tight with up to 1,000 pounds of radial force.

 

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Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic distribution piping and pre-insulated piping systems for residential and commercial applications. In 2014, the company received a Best-in-Class award for Minnesota Manufacturing, a Community Impact Award for Sustainability, and a Progress Minnesota award for driving business growth and economic development. The company was also named a Top 100 Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Uponor, Inc. employs more than 500 people at its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn. For more information about Uponor, visit http://uponor.oreilly-depalma.com or www.uponor-usa.com/mediaroom.

For editorial assistance, contact John O'Reilly c/o O'Reilly DePalma at (815) 469-9100;   e-mail: john.oreilly@oreilly-depalma.com.

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Uponor ProPEX LF brass commercial ball valves

Uponor’s new ProPEX® Lead-free (LF) Brass Commercial Ball Valves are the first PEX-to-PEX commercial valve in the industry to be code-listed to ASTM F1960, NSF 14/61, NSF 359 and the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC).

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Uponor Commercial Valve with Stem Extension

The valves feature stem extension kits to accommodate up to 2" of insulation in insulated piping applications.

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