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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: Plastic
    Material secondary: Vinyl
    Designed in:
    Manufactured in:

    BIMobject Category: Plumbing - Pipes
    CSI MasterFormat 2014 Code: 22 11 00
    CSI MasterFormat 2014 Title: Facility Water Distribution
    OmniClass Number: 23-29 33 00
    OmniClass Title: Fire Suppression System Components

    BIMobject SEEK Properties

    Plumbing - Pipes

    Name Value
    Color 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

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