Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Polyethylene Piping System handles harsh liquid chemicals.

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October 3, 2011 - Made from PE100-RC resin, Chem Proline® pipe and fittings resist slow crack growth and offer alternative to metal, fiberglass reinforced plastic, and lined steel pipe. System features pH capability from 1-14 with pressures to 150 psi and temperatures to 140°F. Available in pipe sizes up to 4 in. and in single- or double-wall configurations, Chem Proline® PE100-RC has design life expectancy up to 50 years, uses no glues, is UV-resistant, and features minimal threaded connections.

Asahi/America, Inc.

35 Green St., P.O. Box 653, Malden, MA, 02148, USA

Original Press Release

Asahi/America Introduces Chem Proline® PE100-RC Piping System

Press release date: October 1, 2011

Asahi/America, Inc., the leader in thermoplastic technology, introduces Chem Proline®, a new crack resistant polyethylene piping system designed for the harshest liquid chemical applications. Made from the latest generation of PE resin (PE100-RC), Chem Proline® pipe and fittings possess the greatest resistance to "slow crack growth." Chem Proline® is a lower cost alternative to metal, fiberglass reinforced plastic pipe and lined steel pipe.

A complete system that includes pipe, fittings, valves, leak detection, injection quills and chemical feed skids, Chem Proline® PE100-RC has a design life expectancy of up to 50 years. Asahi/America's thermally fused Chem Proline® uses no glues and features minimal threaded connections. Asahi/America's Chem Proline® is UV resistant and can be installed above or below ground using socket, butt or electrofusion joining methods.

Chem Proline's® pH capability ranges from one to 14, with pressures up to 150 psi and temperatures up to 140°F. Available in pipe sizes up to 4" and in single- or double-wall configurations, Chem Proline® PE100-RC is ideally suited for use in water treatment and chemical process applications using a variety of chemicals including sodium hydroxide, sodium hypochlorite, caustic soda and low concentration acids.

About Asahi
Asahi/America, Inc. specializes in providing solutions for fluid handling systems, individualized to meet virtually any customer's need. Asahi is a leading manufacturer of corrosion resistant thermoplastic fluid handling products, including valves, actuators, pipe and fittings. The company maintains an extensive custom fabrication department, and provides on-site consultation, supervision and training where required. For more information contact: Asahi/America, Inc., 35 Green Street, Malden, MA 02148. Call toll free 800-343-3618 or 781-321-5409. Fax 800-426-7058. Send an email to asahi@asahi-america.com or visit Asahi on the Internet at http://www.asahi-america.com.

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