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Plastic Piping Systems, Second Edition

Plastic Piping Systems, Second Edition

David A. Chasis


Note: There is no ebook version of this title.



Plastic Piping Systems supplies all the detailed information you'll need to know about the largest plastic product group used in the world-pipe, valves, and fittings. Practical rather than theoretical, this book uses data throughout to relate the design and installation techniques of today's off-the-shelf products.



Provides a complete listing of the advantages of plastic piping systems. Discusses basic thermoplastic and thermostat manufacturing and flammability and toxicity of plastics. Supplies in-depth coverage on designing both above and below ground piping systems. Contains piping material sizes as well as dozens of photographs of various pipe, valves, fittings, and fabrications. Presents the historical background of the industry. Includes a comprehensive glossary, a listing of commonly used plastic and industry abbreviations, an expanded chemical resistance chart of over 600 chemicals, and many other helpful items.

David ChasisDavid A. Chasis has been involved in plastic fluid handling products for over 45 years. He is president of Chasis Consulting, Inc., author of the first and second edition books “Plastic Piping Systems” (published by Industrial Press, New York, New York) , edited two Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA) books: “Thermoplastic Industrial Piping Systems Workbook” and “Design Guide for PVC Piping Systems for Commercial and Industrial Applications”, is a member of and consultant to PPFA, author of over 36 published articles on plastics, presenter of dozens of plastic piping seminars and webinars, and the creator and caretaker of the website and blog: Mr. Chasis can be reached at Chasis Consulting Inc.


  • Material Selection.
  • Piping Design Characteristics.
  • Joining Methods of Plastic Pipes.
  • Product Selection.
  • Installation, Testing, Repairing Plastic Pipe.
  • Cost Comparisons.
  • Applications.
  • Appendix.
  • Index.