CSST Website Educates Plumbing, HVAC Industry
Omega Flex Inc., an international producer of quality engineered flexible metallic piping products, recently launched www.csstfacts.org. The website gives members of the plumbing, gas and HVAC communities - as well as homeowners - obtain a better understanding of the safety and effectiveness of corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST), including its enhanced protection against lightning.
Users can learn more about the 20-year history of CSST safety in the United States, the latest advances in CSST technology and an in-depth comparison with other piping traditionally used for gas installations, including rigid black-iron pipe.
Other features include:
- Individual sections on
seismic safety, electrical safety, lightning safety and fire safety.
- A comprehensive FAQ section.
- A list of national codes that CSST
meets, including the National Fuel Gas Code, International Fuel Gas Code and
Uniform Plumbing Code.
- In-depth comparison to rigid pipe.
Source: Omega Flex