WAVIN

Wavin Limted
Edlington Lane
Doncaster
SOUTH YORKSHIRE DN12 1BY

Tel: 01709 856300
Fax: 01709 856301

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Suppliers of: Drainage pipes Rainwater pipes Soil Vent Systems Waste Pipes Fittings Waste Fittings Waste Outlet Gully Pipe Bracket Soil Pipes Fittings WC Pan Connector Rainwater System Waste Valve Pan Connectors Flexible Waste Pipes

Wavin UK is a member of the Wavin Group - the world leader in plastic pipe systems for residential, non-residential and civil engineering projects. Systems offered, include market leading Osma above and below ground drainage and Hep2O hot and cold plumbing and underfloor heating, as well as a wide range of Wavin drainage and stormwater management solutions for all application areas.

Our extensive range of products solutions include:

Potable Water

Wavin cares about the quality of drinking water: it’s the most precious of all natural resources. Our extensive range of pipe systems sets the highest standards for safety and hygiene.

  • Plumbing systems: Whether you are looking at a single apartment or a large building complex, you need to transport drinking water safely from the mains to the tap. Wavin has the right systems for every building type.

  • Mains supply: Water mains are the backbone for distribution of drinking water from provider to consumer. Wavin offers safe and reliable PE systems for different operating conditions and installation methods including trenchless technologies.

Rainwater

Climate change brings intense rainfall. This means increased threat of urban flooding. Manage excess rainwater effectively and you boost sustainability. You reduce the risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure and threats to public health too.

  • Surface drainage: Wavin offers rainwater management solutions for car parks and roads.

  • Roof drainage: Wavin offers rainwater management solutions for large commercial buildings, car parks and roads.

  • Transport & drainage: With Wavin pipes and connection components, you optimise rainwater drainage and transport to meet the toughest regulatory obligations.

  • Clean: Increasingly, regulation requires you to remove pollutants from collected rainwater before discharge. Pollutants include oil, sand and silt and heavy metals. Wavin can give you both the expert advice and the solutions you need to meet all compliance obligations.

  • Attenuate & infiltrate: Handle peaks in rainfall and you minimize the risk of flood damage. Our attenuation solutions give you maximum control over rainwater discharge. Infiltration slowly discharges into the surrounding soil.

Waste water

When you discharge waste water from domestic, civic and commercial buildings, you need robust, reliable and sustainable systems. Plastic pipe systems are proven solutions for soil and waste discharge.

  • Soil & waste: Wavin offers you a comprehensive choice of systems and products for managing waste water. Choose the system and the materials that best suit your specific project requirements.

  • Low-noise drainage: People want the plumbing in their buildings to be silent. In many cases, acceptable noise levels are now specified by local legislation. Wavin offers you a complete and well-established range of low noise systems.

  • Waterless traps: Wavin offers a comprehensive range of siphons, traps and connectors for sinks, showers, baths and WCs.

Foul water

Transporting waste water from domestic, commercial and industrial buildings to treatment plants demands reliable and durable systems.

  • Gravity Sewer: Gravity feed is the most common way to transport sewage. Wavin offers you a complete range of PVC and PP pipes, smooth and structured wall pipes and associated fittings with secure push-fit joints for gravity-fed sewage transport.

  • Inspection chambers: To ensure a long life and high performance, you must be able to inspect and maintain your sewage transport systems. Wavin offers a wide range of manholes and inspection chambers for safe and easy access.

Heating & cooling

Whether you are at work or at home, you expect a comfortable and easily controlled indoor climate. But that’s not all. You care about sustainability too, and of course, want to minimize your spending on energy.

  • Plumbing systems: Whether you are using radiators or surface heating and cooling, your system requires a reliable backbone. Wavin pipe systems give connection with confidence – whatever your heating and cooling choice.

  • Underfloor heating Hep2O: We have underfloor heating solutions for new-build or renovation projects, with any floor construction or type of heat source, backed up by our complete project design service.

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ACOUSTIC DRAINAGE PIPES Silent Drainage Low Noise Waste Pipes and Fittings
ANTI-FLOOD VALVES Backwater Sewage Backflow Prevention
ANTI-FLOOD VALVES BS EN 13564 .
ANTI-FLOOD VALVES Building Regs Part H1 Sections 2.8-2.12 .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Boltless Locking Systems .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Cast Iron .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Chequerplate .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Composite Plastic .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Ductile Iron .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Galvanised Steel .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Pedestrian .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Security Locking .
CHANNEL GRATINGS Stainless Steel .
CHANNELS Polymer Concrete .
CHANNELS Slotted .
COMPRESSION FITTINGS Multilayer Plumbing Systems .
COMPRESSION FITTINGS WRAS Approved .
DOWNPIPES . See Also RAINWATER PIPES:
DRAINAGE Rainwater .
DRAINAGE Road Drainage
DRAINAGE Roof Drainage
DRAINAGE Syphonic Siphonic Roof Drainage
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Block Paving .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Car Parks / Parking Areas .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Cast Iron Tops Ductile Iron Gratings
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Design Software .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Domestic Applications / Residential Applications .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Driveways Drives
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Flat Roofs .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Heavy Duty .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Heelguard Tops .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Industrial Applications .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Lightweight: Loading Classes A-E DIN 19580 EN1433
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Modular Systems .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Multi-Storey Car Park .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Paved Areas .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Pedestrian Areas .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Pedestrian Areas Cycle Ways
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Petrol Station .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Polyester Concrete .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Polymer Concrete .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Restricted Depth Installations .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Road Highway Street
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Shallow .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Slot Systems .
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Slot Systems High Capacity
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Slot Systems Precast Concrete
DRAINAGE CHANNELS Traffic .
DRAINAGE SUDS See Also SUSTAINABLE URBAN DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (SUDS) .
FLOOR GULLIES Shower .
HEATING FITTINGS . .
HEATING FITTINGS Flexible Pipe .
HEATING FITTINGS Flexible Pipe Push-Fit .
HEATING FITTINGS Push-Fit Press-Fit .
INSPECTION CHAMBERS BS EN 13598-1-2010 Kitemarked .
INSPECTION CHAMBERS BS EN 13598-2-2009 Kitemarked .
INSPECTION CHAMBERS Non-Man Entry .
INTERCEPTOR TANKS . .
LAND DRAINAGE PIPES AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS .
LAND DRAINAGE PIPES Agricultural .
LAND DRAINAGE PIPES BS 4962 Kitemark .
LAND DRAINAGE PIPES Plastic PVC-u Coil Perforated BS 4962:1989
LAND DRAINAGE PIPES PVC Coiled Pipe .
MANHOLE COVERS Temporary .
OIL SEPARATORS BS EN 858-1-2 .
OIL SEPARATORS Bypass Separators .
OIL SEPARATORS Environment Agency PPG3 Guidelines Compliant .
OIL SEPARATORS Petrol Filling Stations Garage Forecourt
OIL SEPARATORS Separation Chambers BS EN 858-1 Class 1
OIL SEPARATORS Separation Chambers Environment Agency PPG3 Guidelines Compliant
OIL SEPARATORS Separation Chambers Full Retention/Bypass Combined
OIL SEPARATORS Washdown and Silt Separators .
PERMEABLE PAVING Plastic Pervious Paving .
PERMEABLE PAVING Sub-Base Attenuation Units .
PERMEABLE PAVING SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) .
PIPE CUTTERS .
PIPE FITTINGS Flexible Pipe Push-Fit .
PIPE FITTINGS Plastic .
PIPE FITTINGS Push-Fit .
PIPE FITTINGS Push-Fit Drainage Pipes
PIPES Cold Water Potable BS EN 12201-2 Kitemarked
PIPES Cold Water Potable Composite Multilayered PE/AL Barrier Pipe
PIPES Cold Water Potable PE Polyethylene DVGW Approved
PIPES Cold Water Potable PE Polyethylene KIWA Approved
PIPES Cold Water Potable PE Polyethylene WIS 4-32-19 Kitemarked
PIPES Cold Water Potable PE Polyethylene WRc Approved
PIPES Cold Water Potable Water Supply Pressure Pipes
PIPES Composite PEXc/AL Press-Fit Pipe Systems
PIPES Flexible .
PIPES Flexible Barrier Pipe Composite Mulitilayered PEXc/AL
PIPES Flexible Barrier Pipe PE Polyethylene Pipe .
PIPES Flexible Barrier Pipe PE/AL Polyethylene / Aluminium
PIPES Flexible Barrier Pipe PE/AL WIS 4-32-19 Kitemarked
PIPES Flexible Barroer Pipes Composite Mulitilayered PE/AL
PIPES Flexible DVGW Approved .
PIPES Flexible Hot and Cold Water .
PIPES Flexible Hot and Cold Water DVGW Approved
PIPES Flexible Hot and Cold Water KIWA Approved
PIPES Flexible Hot and Cold Water PE-X PEX Polyethylene Aluminium Composite
PIPES Flexible Hot and Cold Water WRAS Listed
PIPES Flexible KIWA Approved .
PIPES Flexible Push-Fit Press-Fit Systems .
PIPES Flexible WRAS Approved .
PIPES Flexible WRc Approved .
PIPES Hot and Cold Water Composite Mulitilayered PEXc/AL
PIPES Hot and Cold Water PE-X PEX Polyethylene Aluminium Composite
PIPES Hot and Cold Water Pressure Supply Potable Water Supply Pipes
PIPES MDPE .
PIPES MDPE BS EN 12201-2:2003 Kitemarked
PIPES MDPE Potable Water Pressure Pipe Systems
PIPES Multilayered (ML) .
PIPES Multilayered (ML) PE/AL Barrier Pipe
PIPES Multilayered (ML) PE/AL Barrier Pipe Polyethylene / Aluminium
PIPES Multilayered (ML) PE/AL Barrier Pipe WIS 4-32-19 Kitemarked
PIPES Multilayered (ML) PEXc/AL
PIPES Multilayered (ML) Press-Fit Composite Pipe Systems
PIPES Multilayered (ML) Press-Fit Composite Pipe Systems DVGW Approved
PIPES Multilayered (ML) Press-Fit Composite Pipe Systems KIWA Approved
PIPES Multilayered (ML) Press-Fit Composite Pipe Systems WRAS Approved
PIPES Polyethylene PE .
PIPES Pre-Insulated .
PIPES Pre-Insulated Flexible
PIPES Pre-Insulated PEXc/AL
PIPES Pre-Insulated Pipework
PLUMBING FITTINGS Flexible Pipe .
PLUMBING FITTINGS Flexible Pipe BS 7291 Parts 1 and 2 Kitemarked .
PLUMBING FITTINGS Flexible Pipe Push-Fit .
PLUMBING FITTINGS Multilayer Fittings Multilayer Tube
PLUMBING FITTINGS Multilayer Fittings Press-Fit Push-Fit
PLUMBING FITTINGS Push-Fit Press-Fit Push-In .
PLUMBING FITTINGS WRAS Approved .
PRESS-FIT PUSH-FIT PUSH-IN PIPE FITTINGS DVGW Approved .
PRESS-FIT PUSH-FIT PUSH-IN PIPE FITTINGS KIWA Approved .
PRESS-FIT PUSH-FIT PUSH-IN PIPE FITTINGS PE-X PEX Polyethylene Aluminium Composite .
PRESS-FIT PUSH-FIT PUSH-IN PIPE FITTINGS WRAS Approved Listed .
RAINWATER HARVESTING Filters Filtration System
RAINWATER HARVESTING Pumping Units .
RAINWATER HARVESTING Systems .
RAINWATER HARVESTING Systems Commercial
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Commercial
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Crates
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Domestic
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Flow Control Devices
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Industrial
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Modular Geocells
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Modular Geocells AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Commercial .
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Domestic .
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Pumped Systems .
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS SUDS Best Practice
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Syphonic Siphonic Systems .
RAINWATER PIPES Syphonic Siphonic Drainage Systems .
RAINWATER STORAGE TANKS Domestic .
ROOF DRAINAGE Syphonic Siphonic .
ROOF OUTLETS Rainwater .
ROOF OUTLETS Rainwater Flat Roof Syphonic Siphonic
ROOF OUTLETS Rainwater Syphonic Siphonic Drainage Systems
SEDIMENT Silt Interceptors
SEPARATOR TANKS Fuel Oil .
SEPARATORS Alarmed .
SEPARATORS Bypass BS EN 858-1 and 2:2002
SEPARATORS Bypass Class I
SEPARATORS Environment Agency PPG3 Guidelines Compliant .
SEPARATORS Full Retention Class I
SEPARATORS Full Retention Forecourt
SEPARATORS Sediment Silt
SEWAGE Backwater Valves .
SEWAGE PIPES Backflow Stops Backwater Valves
SOAKAWAYS Attenuation .
SOAKAWAYS Modular .
SOAKAWAYS Modular Geocellular Systems .
SOAKAWAYS Segmental .
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Acoustic Sound Insulated LABC Type Approval BS EN 1451
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Acoustic Sound Insulated Mineral Reinforced Polypropylene
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Acoustic Sound Insulated Sound Absorbing Low Noise
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Acoustic Sound Insulated Sound Insulation
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Adjustable Bends AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Air Admittance Valves .
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Air Admittance Valves AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Boss Connectors Pushfit and Solvent Waste Pipes
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Commercial and Industrial Applications .
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Couplings .
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Fire Protection .
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS HDPE .
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS HDPE BS EN 1519:2000 Kitemarked
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS HDPE DIN 19535-10
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Manifolds .
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS Manifolds BS EN 12056-2:2000
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Push-Fit .
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS PVC-u .Plastic UPVC
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS PVC-u BS EN 1329-1 (BS 4514)
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS PVC-u BS EN 1453-1:2000
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS PVC-u Compact Soil Systems
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS PVC-u Recycled Content >50%
SOIL PIPES AND FITTINGS PVC-u Recycled Content >50% BS EN 1453 Kitemarked
SOIL PIPES and FITTINGS Vent Terminals .
STORMWATER Attenuation .
STORMWATER Attenuation Modular Geocells .
STORMWATER Attenuation Modular Geocells AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
STORMWATER Attenuation Tank Control Units .
STORMWATER Attenuation Tanks .
STORMWATER Balancing Systems .
STORMWATER Drainage .
STORMWATER Drainage SUDS Best Practice .
STORMWATER Flow Controls .
STORMWATER Flow Controls Flow Control Valves
STORMWATER Flow Controls Vortex Systems / Vortex Valves
STORMWATER Management Systems .
STORMWATER Management Systems Domestic
STORMWATER Reinfiltration .
STORMWATER Separation Chambers Oil Separators
STORMWATER Separation Chambers Sand Sludge Separation
STORMWATER Separation Chambers Unequal Flow Regulation
STORMWATER Sewage Systems Emergency Drain Down Valves
STORMWATER Storage .
STORMWATER Storage Attenuation Systems .
STORMWATER Storage Modular Geocellular Units Geocellular Tanks
STORMWATER Storage Soakaways .
STORMWATER Storage Soakaways Modular Units
STORMWATER Storage Soakaways Modular Units Inspectability Requirements
STORMWATER Storage Soakaways Modular Units Traffic Loadings
STORMWATER Storage Tanks .
STORMWATER Sustainable Storage Systems Below Ground SUDS
SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT . See Also RAINWATER MANAGEMENT and STORMWATER:
SUSTAINABLE DOMESTIC DRAINAGE Rainwater Soakaway Systems Residential Rainwater Management
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (SUDS) Infiltration Modules .
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (SUDS) Rainwater Treatment Plants .
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (SUDS) Soakaway Attenuation Units .
TANK Connectors .
TANKS Rainwater Collection .
TANKS Stormwater .
TUNDISH FITTINGS . .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES . .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES HDPE Perforated .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Highway Drainage:HDPE Twinwall .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Highway Drainage:Polypropylene Perforated .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Highway Drainage:Polypropylene Twinwall .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Highway Drainage:Twinwall HAPAS AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS BBA HAPAS
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Land Drainage See Also LAND DRAINAGE PIPES:
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Perforated .
W.C. Pan Connectors .
W.C. Pan Connectors Bends
W.C. Pan Connectors Flexible
W.C. Pan Connectors Kitemarked
W.C. Pan Connectors Manifolds
WASHING MACHINE Traps .
WASTE PIPES and FITTINGS Flexible .
WASTE PIPES AND FITTINGS Flexible Push-Fit
WASTE PIPES and FITTINGS HDPE .
WASTE PIPES AND FITTINGS HDPE DIN 19535-10
WATER FLOW CONTROLS . .
WATER FLOW CONTROLS Stormwater Management .
WATER FLOW CONTROLS Vortex Systems .
WELDING Equipment Electro Fusion Units
WELDING Equipment Plumbers
AQUACELL Silt Traps
AQUACELL Stormwater Infiltration and Attenuation Units
AQUACELL CORE Stormwater Infiltration and Attenuation Units
AQUACELL ECO Stormwater Infiltration and Attenuation Units
AQUACELL PLUS Stormwater Infiltration and Attenuation Units
AQUACELL PRIME Stormwater Infiltration and Attenuation Units
AQUAGRID Plastic Pervious Paving
CERTUS Soil & Waste Systems
GARASTOR Stormwater Management
HEP2O Push Fit Plumbing & Heating Fittings
HEPVO Self Sealing Waste Valves
INTENSIO Oil Separation Systems
K1 TIGRIS Multilayer Pressfit Pipe System
POLYCALC Surface Drainage Design Software
POLYCHANNEL Polyester Concrete Drainage Channels
POLYCHANNEL PICCOLO Polyester Concrete Drainage Channels
POLYDYN Polymer Concrete
POLYHEEL Channel Gratings
POLYLEVER Grating Removal Tool
POLYLOCK Grating Lock
POLYSPECTRA Composite Gratings
Q-BIC PLUS Stormwater Management Systems
QUICKSTREAM Siphonic Roof Drainage
RED DOT Grating Fixing System
TIGRIS K1 Multilayer Pressfit Pipe Systems
WAVIN AS Acoustic Soil Pipes
WAVIN GARASTOR Stormwater Management
WAVIN TRIGON Potable Water System Barrier Pressure Pipe
WAVIN TWINWALL Surface Water Drainage
WAVINCOIL Land Drainage Pipes

WAVIN LAUNCHES STORMFORCE: A SINGLE SOLUTION TO STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

November 2020

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic pipe systems, has launched StormForce – an innovative single-source solution to stormwater management.

Developed to streamline the stormwater management supply chain, StormForce will see Wavin handle the entire design, supply and installation of stormwater tanks and their associated infrastructure, from capture and attenuation to dispersal.

With StormForce, Wavin aims to simplify project management, increase efficiencies and minimise risk for developers, contractors and civil engineers when it comes to implementing quality sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) within essential infrastructure.

As part of the end-to-end service, Wavin will first consult and advise on site, identifying and resolving site-specific issues and ensuring compliance with statutory and environmental regulations and best practice, before value-engineering the optimum design. The required products and components will then be manufactured by Wavin to the highest standards and then finally installed by fully trained and accredited StormForce partners. The installation will also be underpinned with a five-year warranty.

BBA-approved stormwater systems available as part of the StormForce service include Q-Bic Plus, the most accessible, inspectable and cleanable attenuation tank on the market, compliant with Ofwat’s new Design & Construction Guidance; AquaCell, the ultimate modular solution for a variety of applications, from landscaped to heavily trafficked areas; and a range of inspection chambers and accessories.

Martin Lambley, product manager for stormwater management at Wavin, said: “The industry has needed a solution like StormForce for a long time, and we’re delighted to now offer a turnkey solution for customers when it comes to stormwater management. With every detail managed by Wavin under a single contract, developers no longer need to coordinate multiple providers or worry about elements not being completed on time or to the right standard.

“By handing the responsibility over to Wavin, customers can have total confidence that the project is being taken care of by stormwater specialists, and that, from start to finish, all aspects will be taken care of efficiently, to the highest quality and in accordance with industry regulations and best practice.”

Stewart McKechnie, site agent at Nationwide Engineering, an initial StormForce client, said: “StormForce really does deliver. One-source supply and surface water management is totally sorted, so we can get on with the build. It’s fast, compliant, sustainable and top quality – what more could you want?”

To book a consultation or get a quick estimate with Wavin’s dedicated stormwater management experts, visit www.wavin.co.uk/stormforce

WAVIN’S CAREFULLY CONSIDERED SOLUTION FOR CEDAR CARE HOMES

December 2019

WAVIN’S CAREFULLY CONSIDERED SOLUTION FOR CEDAR CARE HOMES

Cedar Care Homes, a national provider of elderly care and accommodation, has recently started the construction of a new 83 bed care home in Bristol. This new build development needed a reliable, cost effective pipe system that met the requirements of both the project and its future residents. Plumbing installation experts, Redline, who were contracted to carry out the installation turned to leading plastic pipe manufacturer, Wavin, for the perfect solution.
The UK’s ageing population means that the demand for assisted elderly care continues to grow. This increased demand means that care homes need to be constructed quickly and efficiently, which in turn, requires quick heating and plumbing installations. Following consultations with product experts at Wavin, Redline decided that the Tigris K1 press-fit system fitted their plumbing and heating needs.

A carefully considered solution

A common issue with projects of this size is theft of materials, specifically pipework made of copper. As Tigris K1, like all of Wavin’s products, is made of plastic it provided the ideal solution for Redline. Using plastic products doesn’t mean any compromise on performance either. Tigris K1 has an aluminium layer to reduce thermal expansion, making it comparable to its traditional counterparts.
Oli Humphries, plumbing installer at Redline, said: “The fact that Tigris K1 is made out of plastic but can still perform to the same standards as copper systems made it perfect for us. It allowed us to concentrate fully on the project without having to bring in preventative measures to stop any theft.”

On-site storage was also an issue for Redline, so the chosen product needed to be compact. The cross-linked PEXc inner layer of Tigris K1 offers the pipe flexibility allowing more products to be stored at one time.

At the click of a… press-fit system
The award-winning Tigris K1 range is also easy to install making it ideally suited to large-scale, commercial outfits such as care homes. The multilayer composite pipe system is joined together via a mechanical clamp without the need for welding. Therefore, Tigris K1 provides a secure connection that requires minimal force, consequently reducing installation time. The innovative product is further able to speed up the delivery process thanks to its leakage indicator; if the installer forgets to press the clamps, the connectors are designed to leak during pressure testing to indicate faulty joints.

Wayne Boswell, technical sales manager at Wavin, said: “Having spoken with Redline and understanding the need for a quick and durable installation on this large-scale project, it was clear that Tigris K1 was the ideal choice. With no need for welding on-site as is the case with traditional copper pipework, or any consequential health and safety documentation, the team could start their work without delay.
“Additionally, with such a long lifespan, our customers can be assured that the system’s performance will continue to deliver for years to come, protecting the warmth and comfort of the care home’s future residents.”

Upon finishing the installation, Oli Humphries said: “Once the benefits of Tigris K1 were explained to us through Wayne’s on-site demonstration, we were eager to try the product ourselves, and it didn’t disappoint. The installation was seamless, allowing us to finish the job ahead of schedule, much to the pleasure of Cedar Care Homes.”
The care home is set to be completed by the end of September when its new residents will be able to enjoy the new facility and the benefits of the Tigris K1 system.

To learn more about Wavin’s press-fit Tigris K1, as well as its other rainwater and drainage systems, visit www.wavin.com

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