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FlowGuard Gold® CPVC Pipe and Fittings, 1/2-2”, CTS SDR 11

Unique ref.: flowguard-gold-pipe
Brand: The Lubrizol Corporation
Product family: Pipes for General Use
Product group: FlowGuard Gold Pipe and Fittings
Date of publishing: 2011-02-25
Edition number: 1
Type: Building Material
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This high-performance piping system is the most widely used CPVC plumbing system in North America. Made by the industry-leader in CPVC, with more than 50 years of experience FlowGuard Gold® pipe & fittings boast more than 50 years of field use. Over that time, billions of feet of pipe and fittings have been successfully installed globally in residential and commercial applications.

Performance Benefits

  • Anti-corrosion
  • Greater resistance to impact fracture and high temperature deflection
  • Strong solvent cement welded joints
  • Lower condensation
  • Fast and easy installation
  • Lower labor costs

Advantages Over Competitive Systems

Versus Copper
  • No leaching of hazardous metals
  • Light weight (six times less the weight)
  • Maintains flow rate
  • Lower material costs
  • Quiet operation (four times quieter)
Versus Polyethylene (PE-X)
  • Superior chlorine resistance
  • Straight, professional appearance
  • Strong, rigid system ( three times the tensile strength)
  • No insert fitting – full flow system
Versus Polypropylene Random (PP-R)
  • Superior chlorine resistance
  • Thinner walls with same pressure bearing capability (less material required)
  • Greater UV resistance
  • No expensive tooling required


  • ½-in to 2-in Copper Tube Size (CTS) SDR 11 sizes

  • Material main: CPVC
    Material secondary: Vinyl
    Designed in: United States
    Manufactured in: United States

    BIMobject Category: Plumbing - Pipes
    IFC classification: Pipe Fitting
    Uniclass 1.4 Code: L73121
    Uniclass 1.4 Description: Pipes and fittings
    Uniclass 2.0 Code: PR-62-64
    Uniclass 2.0 Description: Pipes
    Uniclass 2015 Code: Pr_65_52_63
    Uniclass 2015 Description: Pipes and fittings
    NBS Reference Code: 62-64
    NBS Reference Description: Pipes
    CSI MasterFormat 2014 Code: 22 11 00
    CSI MasterFormat 2014 Title: Facility Water Distribution
    OmniClass Number: 23-27 43 00
    OmniClass Title: Pipe Fittings
    CSI UniFormat II Code: C1030
    CSI UniFormat II Title: Fittings
    This product is available in:
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • United Kingdom
    North America
    • Anguilla
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Aruba
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Bermuda
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Canada
    • Caribbean Netherlands
    • Cayman Islands
    • Collectivity of Saint Martin
    • Costa Rica
    • Cuba
    • Curaçao
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • El Salvador
    • Greenland
    • Grenada
    • Guadeloupe
    • Guatemala
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Jamaica
    • Martinique
    • Mexico
    • Montserrat
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama
    • Puerto Rico
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Saint-Barthélemy
    • Sint Maarten
    • The Bahamas
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • U.S. Virgin Islands
    • United States
    South America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Peru
    • Venezuela

    BIMobject SEEK Properties

    Plumbing - Pipes

    Name Value
    Colour Tan with a gold stripe
    Material CPVC

    COBie UK



    This property set allows objects to be COBie UK BIM Level 2 classified

    Name Value
    Colour Tan with a gold stripe
    Material CPVC

    The Lubrizol Corporation


    Name Value
    Pipe Diameter CTS SDR 11 | 1/2" to 2"
    Connection Type Solvent Weld