PB-1 Pipe vs. Metals
PB-1 piping systems deliver a significant lifespan advantage and operating benefits versus metals across the full spectrum of capabilities.
A new Swiss military training center is under construction using INSTAFLEX for hot and cold water and compressed air line installations
A palliative centre at NHS Children's Hospital in Birmingham provides optimal heat using the JG Speedfit system made from Polybutene-1
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.
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.
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.
Bilton Fields Farm
An exclusive UK country development with 12 luxury homes installed JG Speedfit PB-1 piping systems for plumbing and underfloor heating.
Villa Mercedes Biogas
In central Argentina, animal and plant waste feedstocks power a renewable biogas energy plant built using 1400 meters of Polybutene-1 pipe.
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.
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.
PBPSA member John Guest is now live with an exciting and informative new website to... more
PBPSA and our member companies are very pleased to extend a warm welcome to GF... more
Thermaflex will be participating with an expo stand at the... more
Push-fit technology has become a given within the plumbing... more
PBPSA member Thermaflex has recently delivered a new state-of-the-art website to... more
PBPSA member John Guest, part of the RWC Group, has launched an exciting new... more
PBPSA member company, Nueva Terrain is a leading... more
The Flexalen PB piping system made by PBPSA member... more
PBPSA member company HakaGerodur installed a new solar system as part of its... more
When long-term performance characteristics of plastics materials is compared,... more
For piping system projects, the true cost variation of piping systems across... more
Polybutene-1 satisfies the demands of the hot and cold pressurised water pipe market... 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
Polybutene-1 has an operational record in Europe and Asia of over 50 years... more
Polybutene Piping Systems Association (PBPSA) members