Originally Posted By: jburkeson
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This was my first experience inspecting this type of plumbing installation, thought I would post what I discovered to help others.
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Here are some manufacturers links to study;
When I first arrived on site I thought that I was dealing with PB, that was not the case as the pipe is clearly marked PEX (Cross-Linked Polythene) In any case, it would seem that MANABLOC - PEX is the answer and remedy to PB piping, it is rated 100 PSI @ 180 Deg F. This particular installation was 9 years old operating flawlessly without leaking.
Joseph Burkeson, RPI (Hooperette)
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