Plastic pipe systems are used in a wide variety of applications in building and construction in Europe. TEPPFA’s final products are subdivided into two application groups: above ground systems for hot and cold water, surface heating and cooling, waste water discharge and rainwater drainage, and below ground systems for sewers, stormwater and drainage, drinking water and gas supply and, cable ducts.
TEPPFA is committed to sustainability. Plastic pipes have an expected lifetime of > 100 years (below ground) and save energy during > 50 years in buildings. At the end of their life, they are recyclable.
Plastics have an incredible versatility for designing plastic pipes. Learn all about the various plastic materials and production processes of pipes and fittings.
Discover the wide range of product standards for plastic pipe systems developed by CEN/TC155 and how the European Drinking Water Directive imposes strict requirements on the products used to distribute to protect human health.
Discover TEPPFA’s wide information database and industry support documents including online calculation tools.
TEPPFA is the leading voice of the plastic pipe and fitting systems in Europe. Discover the organisation, the management and its members.
Estimated read time: 1 minute
There has been no citation of a harmonized standard for plastic pipes in the EU Official Journal. Currently it is not possible, nor legal to apply the CE marking for plastic piping systems
Return to Position Papers