Clear-Guard™ High Pressure Clear PVC Pipe

Clear-Guard™ High Pressure Clear PVC Pipe


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Lightweight, flexibility, durability & exceptional corrosion resistance

IPEX Clear-GuardTM High-Pressure Clear PVC pipe provides a cost-effective multipurpose solution for many different piping applications.


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Product overview

With IPEX’s high-pressure clear PVC pipe you can specify Schedule 40 clear pipe for applications where previously only Schedule 80 clear pipe would suffice. Our high-pressure formulation, with a long-term hydrostatic design basis of 3,150 psi allows for better clarity and more versatility for various applications such as:

  • Dual containment, site glass, and clean room
  • Chlor-Alkali processing
  • Aquariums
  • Water & Wastewater Treatment
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features & benefits

  • A high-pressure compound allows you to use thinner wall pipe for better clarity
  • 360° visibility for indoor applications
  • The material type is compatible with Xirtec® PVC pipe, fittings and valves, and can be joined into existing PVC systems using the appropriate solvent cement joining process


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The specification section covers the details you need for your projects.

  • Sizes range from 1/2″ to 8″ Schedule 40 pipe
  • Standard 10-foot lengths
  • 20-foot lengths available by special order

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Rigid PVC (polyvinyl chloride) used in the manufacturing of Clear-Guard™ schedule 40 High-Pressure Pipe complies with the material requirements of ASTM D1784 (formerly Type 1, Grade 1) and has a cell classification of 15334 and a Hydrostatic Design Basis (HDB) of 3150 psi. The compound is listed with NSF for potable water service.

Clear-Guard™ schedule 40 High-Pressure Clear PVC Pipe shall meet the requirements of ASTM D1785.

Clear-Guard™ PVC Schedule 40 pipe is marked as prescribed in ASTM D1785. The marking includes the following: IPEX; Clear-Guard™ IPS PVC and the Schedule and Pressure Rating at 73°F (23ºC); ASTM D1785; and NSF 61.


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