PVC Pipe Types And Their Features-APL Apollo pipes

06 Mar.,2023


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PVC stands for polyvinyl chloride, PVC pipes are used for various purposes and in multiple sectors.These pipes are used for various works such as potable water supply or distribution, sewage, and drainage systems, irrigation systems, chemical handling, ventilation ducts, recreation works, and so on. Earlier, pipes were made of metal and concrete and were lofty, expensive, and prone to rust but with time, there were significant changes with the emergence of PVC pipes. PVC pipes prove to be cost-effective, flexible, and can withstand all the atrocities of the weather.

Types Of PVC Pipes Are As Follows


CPVC refers to Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride. CPVC pipes are used for water distribution requirements in residential, commercial, and industrial spaces with a variety of benefits as compared to the traditional piping system. CPVC pipes are usually used in households for the supply of hot and cold water. APL Apollo CPVC Pipes are manufactured in Copper Tube Size (CTS) between 15 mm (“1/2”) and 50 mm (2”) from Type IV, Grade I Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC).Their CPVC Plumbing System conforms to various international quality standards approved in the nations like USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, etc. Maintenance and corrosion-free service and best-in-class quality are the prerequisites for a plumbing system, and thus APL Apollo CPVC Pipes & Fittings are the perfect solution.


The full form of UPVC is Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride. It is one of the most extensively used variants of  PVC water pipes. UPVC pipes are very lightweight and the best for supplying potable water. These pipes are very cost-effective proving them the best choice for several households, commercial as well as industrial applications.

APL Apollo UPVC Pipes are lead-free, non-toxic, and thus used in various applications such as potable water pipes, specifically formulated for the use. Apollo has a wide range of UPVC piping systems such as UPVC Pressure piping systems, UPVC SWR Piping systems, UPVC plumbing systems, UPVC casing pipes, UPVC column pipes, etc. 


SWR pipes denote soil, waste, and rainwater pipes for the drainage system.SWR pipes have high elasticity and strength enabling them to be viable for industrial as well as domestic applications. SWR pipes are generally made of UPVC material and used to be viable for industrial and domestic purposes such as applications for sewerage and drainage systems. These SWR pipes are made of UPVC material providing a valuable lifelong trouble-free performance. These pipes are chemical resistance and corrosion-free. SWR pipes are resistant to acids, alkalis, oils, etc. The SWR pipes are environment-friendly and best suited for outdoor applications. The SWR  pipes are used for waste management.

APL Apollo manufactures high-quality SWR pipes. These pipes are cost-effective for the drainage of soil waste and rainwater.These pipes are manufactured in accordance with International standards.


Agriculture sector needs plenty of water for various activities and irrigation is one of them in this, pressure piping systems play an important role. Pressure Pipes are very useful for agriculture farms & domestic water supply lines, agricultural & domestic tube wells & bore wells. 

APL Apollo Agriculture pipes or Pressure Piping Systems with a wide range of pipes and fittings in different sizes and pressure classes are an ideal solution for water supply and irrigation. These pipes offer a maintenance-free solution for a longer and corrosion-free service life of more than 50 years.


Column pipes are mostly used in the borewell and tubewell to draw water from underground.  These pipes are also used with submersible and jet pumps for agricultural irrigation.

APL Apollo Column Pipes have been specially designed and manufactured for submersibles/borewells under stringent quality standards. Due to the unique design of threads, they can withstand considerable shock and jerk load during operation. These column pipes are non-corrosive, Hi-tech and, Hi-tensile pipes.


Casing Pipes are used in borewells. These are used largely where the soil is highly collapsible.APL Apollo casing pipes are well-designed for the protection of domestic, irrigation, industrial & mining borewells. They keep out the gravel pack and foreign particles providing clean water from the borewells. These pipes are manufactured using the latest technology.


According to need various types of PVC pipes are used for supplying water from one place to another.  APL Apollo has a wide range of PVC pipes such as CPVC pipes, UPVC pipes, SWR pipes, column pipes, casing pipes, and PVC pipes for agriculture. When choosing PVC pipes for your requirement,  APL Apollo’s PVC products are best-suited. These pipes are manufactured and designed using the latest technology keeping in view the various needs of the customers.

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