Azores District Heating
Thermaflex constructed a 1,600 kW, 80°C flow district heating network in the Azores using the pre-insulated PB-1 Flexalen piping system.
The 13th century monastery was converted into a conference/hotel facility using biogas for heating and cooling via a 2km Flexalen PB-1 piping system.
Bilton Fields Farm
An exclusive UK country development with 12 luxury homes installed JG Speedfit PB-1 piping systems for plumbing and underfloor heating.
The Abdul Aziz Al-Babtain tower in Kuwait City, used PB-1 piping from Nueva Terrain. Read more about the benefits of PB-1 in high-rise buildings.
Antarctic Research Base
The Italian Antarctic Research Base installed a dependable pre-tested (-80°C) Flexalen piping system to deliver hot water in extreme cold.
PB-1 for Shipbuilding
Due to significant performance benefits versus metals and other plastics, PB-1 is increasingly specified by shipbuilders for new build and refit piping.
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.
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.
On June 23, 2021, PBPSA member company Thermaflex finalized construction of a 1,600... more
Established in 1961 by John Guest, the company developed the world’s first... more
RWC, the parent company of PBPSA member John Guest has been nominated as a finalist... more
PBPSA member company HakaGerodur installed a new solar system as part of its... more
Underlining the high levels of construction currently occuring in the Middle East... more
In the port city of Rotterdam, BAM Bouw en Techniek has... more
As Nueva Terrain expands into new markets with its piping... more
PBPSA member company Nueva Terrain offers a broad range of pipes and plumbing... more
When it comes to product confidence, John Guest has always... more
The At a Glance page provides an overview of Polybutene-1 piping systems and answers... more
Polybutene (PB-1) Frequently Asked Questions responds to queries from visitors... more
Flexible plumbing systems produced from Polybutene-1 fulfil the stringent demands of... more
Polybutene-1 heating and cooling systems have been in... more
Polybutene-1 piping systems are used worldwide for... more
Modern jointing technology for Polybutene-1 piping... more
Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members