Fire Protection

Fire sprinkler systems made from CPVC offer a number of unique features and benefits and are an effective alternative to metal pipe fire sprinklers.

Here are just a few of the benefits of using CPVC fire sprinkler piping systems over metal systems such as steel and copper...
  • CPVC systems are low maintenance
  • 50 years life expectancy with a safety factor of 2:1
  • Non-corrosive compared to metal
  • Immune to the effects of pitting and scale build-up
  • CPVC will not sustain burning
  • Low smoke generation and low toxicity compared to other common building materials
  • Low-smoke generation
  • Easier to install than steel systems
  • No need for a soldering torch or heavy equipment
  • Fast installation thanks to the system's one-step low-VOC solvent cement joining process
  • On-site fabrication of CPVC systems is much easier than metal systems
  • Lightweight making piping and fittings easier to handle during transport and installation
  • No oil or grease needed minimising the clean-up process
  • More likely to perform reliabily during and after an earthquake than steel systems
  • Accepted by all leading insurers

During retrofits in existing buildings CPVC piping systems offer additional installation advantages...
  • Faster completion
  • Less downtime
  • Flexibility to install the system on walls or ceilings or in tight spaces
  • Less disruption to building occupants
  • Buildings can be occupied while fitting CPVC fire sprinkler systems. For example hotels don't have to lose occupancy and revenue because of the speed and ease of the installation process

CPVC fire sprinklers are commonly used in...
  • Hotels
  • Residential properties
  • High-rise buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Residential care homes
  • Schools/Colleges/Universities


No other fire sprinkler system offers all the advantages of CPVC with unsurpassed fire protection. Simple, easy installation. Proven long-term reliability. And all at significantly lower installed cost.

CPVC fire sprinkler systems are simply the best choice for cost effective fire protection.

IPS Flow Systems stock CPVC pipe, fittings, tools and mist nozzles in our UK and Ireland warehouses available for next day delivery.

We also provide certified third-party accredited installation training to ISO9001 specification.

Read more about the CPVC fire sprinkler piping range here.

Have a question? Call our FREEPHONE number 0800 975 7971.
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