Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, as fittings are DR (dezincification resistant) brass.
Yes, providing any exposed pipe is lagged or sleeved as the pipe is not UV resistant. Iplex has a number of fittings available for such use.
Yes, the pipe can be chased into masonry walls with no protection necessary.
Yes, the pipe can be embedded in concrete but cannot contain any joints. Iplex recommends the pipe should be sleeved for best practice.
When installed and used correctly for its intended purpose, as specified in the current edition of AS/NZS 5601, National Gas Installation Code and the Iplex Pipelines Installation Guide, Iplex Pipelines warrants K1® against manufacturing defects for a period of 25 years from the date of manufacture. Refer to the Iplex K1® Warranty Card for specific details (a copy can be downloaded from the Warranty section)
Iplex K1® composite gas pipe should be kept at least 500mm from such heat sources.
Iplex K1® composite gas pipe should be kept at least 1500mm from such heat sources.
Iplex K1® composite gas pipe should be kept at least 300mm from such light fittings.
No closer than 150mm.
No, however, with the use of transition fittings Iplex K1® composite pipe can be used to connect to copper or steel pipe.