De Zalmhaven, Rotterdam

De Zalmhaven, Rotterdam

Flexalen insulated piping systems made from PB-1 have been specified for the district energy network for what will be the tallest building in Benelux.

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PB-1 vs. PE-RT & PEX

PB-1 vs. PE-RT & PEX

PB-1 offers clear benefits across a broad range of performance categories making it the optimum choice for high performance piping installations.

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Faculty Housing, Jeddah

Faculty Housing, Jeddah

King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, KSA is completing 780 faculty villas using over 15,000 metres of PB-1 piping for hot and cold water systems.

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PB-1 in High-rise Building

PB-1 in High-rise Building

Due to the increased physical properties required by vertical piping systems, PB-1 is specified in demanding applications such as high-rise buildings.

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Cavalaire-sur-Mer

Cavalaire-sur-Mer

Cavalaire-sur-Mer on the Côte d'Azur installed an innovative Flexalen PB-1 thermal water distribution system using the seawater for heating and cooling.

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PBPSA | Polybutene Piping Systems Association

The Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) is an international association of market leading companies committed to the use of the thermoplastic material, Polybutene-1 (PB-1) for the manufacture of piping systems. Also known as polybutylene, PB-1 is used worldwide in applications including piping systems for large-scale building projects, district energy networks, heating and cooling, and plumbing installations.

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Latest News

New PB-1 grades, applications and techniques are constantly being developed. Latest News provides updates of new innovations in PB-1 products, performance and end use.

PB-1 Presented at Kunststoffrohr Tagung 2019

PBPSA founding member LyondellBasell presented at the... more

PB-1 Article in Gulf Construction

Underlining the high levels of construction currently occuring in the Middle East... more

Flexalen Specified for Tallest Building in Benelux

In the port city of Rotterdam, BAM Bouw en Techniek has... more

HakaGerodur at EGC 2019

PBPSA member company HakaGerodur AG will be exhibiting at the European Geothermal... more

Thermaflex to Present at COOL DH 2019

Thomas van den Groenendaal, Commercial Manager of PBPSA... more

Nueva Terrain Hosts Technical Visit from Egypt

As Nueva Terrain expands into new markets with its piping... more

Thermaflex and Armacell sign agreement

Luxembourg / Waalwijk, 3 April 2019 – Armacell, a... more

Nueva Terrain PB-1 Manuals

PBPSA member company Nueva Terrain offers a broad range of pipes and plumbing... more

JG Pipe Goes the Extra Length

Responding to customer demand, PBPSA member company John Guest with its JG Speedfit... more

LyondellBasell PB-1 Webinar

On March 7, 2019 PBPSA member LyondellBasell, presented a Webinar: Benefits of... more

John Guest Doubles Guarantee on Speedfit

When it comes to product confidence, John Guest has always... more

HakaGerodur Innovation Award

PBPSA congratulates member company HakaGerodur AG which was awarded as one of the... more

Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members