ABS Pipe Fittings

ABS Pipe Fittings (Acrylonitrile - Butadiene - Styrene) is a rigid pressure piping system renowned for its high impact strength and durability which combine to give exceptional toughness. ABS products are manufactured in a light grey colour.

ABS Plastic Fittings is suitable for use over a wide temperature range from -40°C to 70°C The system remains extremely ductile even at low temperatures at pressures up to 15 bar.

ABS products are resistant to a range of substances that can damage steel or other materials. It is a non-toxic and taint-free product that can be used in a wide range of uses including, food products, potable water, soft drinks etc.

ABS pipes, valves and fittings are joined by using cold solvent weld, while transition joints can be made using flanges, threaded connections and unions.

ABS Plastic Pipe Products are manufactured in mid-grey colour.

ABS is an extremely lightweight product that is easy to handle and quick to install using solvent cement.

When assembling ABS Plastic Pipework you will need,

  • Cleaning Fluid
  • ABS Solvent Cement or if you’re looking for a faster option try Fast Cure Cement
  • Brushes for Solvent Cement

Its ease of installation, rigidity compared to other plastics makes it suitable for use in;

  • Cold Water
  • Refrigeration
  • Sewer Systems
  • Electrical Cable Installation

Individual Products are in accordance with the appropriate British Standards.

  • Fittings (inch) EN 1452-3, BS 4346 Part 1

The material meets the requirements Of the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme for potable water.

The chemical resistance properties of ABS Plastics are good for most diluted inorganic acids, organic acids, animal fats and oils and salts. It is not resistant to acetic acid, alcohol, organic solvents, petrol and vegetable oil.

More information and enquiries

For more information and enquiries on any of our Tube Clamps, Pipes, or Pipe Fitting Products and Accessories please contact Proteus Fittings (Tube Clamps and Pipe Fittings specialists) on 01246 211303. We're ready and waiting to help deal with your enquiry