Product News: Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Polyethylene Piping System handles harsh liquid chemicals.

Press Release Summary:

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. - Lawrence, MA

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 140F. 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 or visit Asahi on the Internet at


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