Plumbing Listing Program
- UPONOR, INC.
- Plumbing – Plastic Piping and Accessories
- Apple Valley, Minnesota
Northeast Hutchinson, Minnesota
- October 15, 2020
- October 15, 2020
ASTM E84 “Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials”.
PP-RCT Polypropylene Piping, Fittings and Valves.
All PP-RCT tubing, connectors, angle stop valves, and other accessories (if sufficient
space available) shall be permanently marked with the following content applied
to an area that is readily visible after installation:
• Manufacturers name or trademark
• Model Name
• Standard: ASTM E84
• Flame Spread Rating < 25, Smoke Developed Rating < 50
• Nominal Size
• QAI Logo with ‘us’ indicator on UPONOR PP-RCT pipe products where appropriate.
• Manufacturing Traceability Label – Production date code
The following outlines the performance of UPONOR PP-RCT pipes, fittings and valves determined in accordance with the noted standards
ASTM E84 – Surface Burning Characteristics
Products Limitations Flame Spread Index Smoke Developed Index PP-RCT Pipes
PP-RCT Fittings and Valves1
Maximum 12-inch nominal diameter with maximum 1-½-inch wall thickness pipe products and accessories, installed with rated ½-inch pipe insulation2; No spacing requirements between adjacent runs. < 25 < 50
Note 1: Different sizes corresponding to different colors of PP-RCT pipe and accessories are
dependent on manufacturer’s availability
Note 2: List of approved pipe insulation providers:
The following list of fiberglass insulation types (at minimum thickness of ½”) are approved for use with Uponor’s PP-RCT pipes, fittings and accessories when installed to maximum sizes outlined in tables above. The insulations noted must be Listed to ASTM C547 by an approved agency and are approved for use at the dimension specified above.
Insulation Flame Spread Rating Smoke Developed Index (according to ASTM E84 / CAN/ULC S102.2) Manson Alley-K
Johns Manville Micro-Lok
Johns Manville Micro-Lok HP
Owens Corning Vapor Wick
Owens Corning Fiberglass
GLT Pipe and Tank
Knauf Earthwool Redi-Klad
< 25 < 50
These products are subjected to limitations as specified above and must be installed in accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions. Authorities having jurisdiction should be consulted regarding allowable applications. See manufacturer’s listings for other standards listed under QAI certification programs.
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