Antarctic Research Base
The Italian Antarctic Research Base installed a dependable pre-tested (-80°C) Flexalen piping system designed 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.
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.
Chobham Manor is one of London’s newest urban parks. 850 apartments utilize PB-1 piping systems for bathrooms, kitchens and heating.
Europe's busiest train station expands the commercial area using an easy to install PB-1 piping system solution for reliable heating and cooling.
Falabella Retail Store
A low energy chilled water cooling system using PB-1 piping was built for a network of shops, restaurants, supermarkets and offices in Bogatá
Amager Bank on the historic Kongens Nytorv Square in Copenhagen installed a PB-1 piping system to deliver seawater cooling to its server room.
Flexible PB-1 piping has been specified for the South Tower and Mall water systems of BD Bacatá in Bogotá, Columbia's tallest building project.
Zamek Topacz Resort
The historic Zamek Topacz Resort & Art Spa was reconstructed using a PB-1 piping system for central heating, potable hot water and process heat.
A landmark high-rise retail, residential and hotel building development uses PB-1 piping systems for hot and cold water and heat for 429 apartments.
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.
PBPSA member company HakaGerodur installed a new solar system as part of its... more
PBPSA founder member LyondellBasell provides its corporate response to the COVID-19... more
Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC), the owner of PBPSA member company, John Guest... more
PBPSA member Thermaflex will present at Session 3 of the... 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