Bpex or Pex pipe?

Discussion in 'Plumbers' Talk' started by john.kreelman, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. john.kreelman

    john.kreelman New Member

    Short and sweet for your experts. Cold water feed above ground in house and also for central heating use. Don't want to have to buy two different as the Cold water feed is such a small distance. Pex is alot cheaper, can I use for both instances or is it best to buy the dearer and just use that for both?

  2. hobhead

    hobhead New Member

    pex whilst cheaper is more rigid, not as easy to work with. I'd go with polybutylene PB.
  3. Tony Soprano

    Tony Soprano New Member

    CU wherever possible!Unless it is absolute necessity to use plastic
  4. imran_

    imran_ New Member

    AFAIK all Speedfit has a barrier in it - i.e. BPEX. Polybut is a lot easier to work with, not quite the untamed python!

    Oh NO NOT AGAIN. New Member

    Copper mate. Only cowboys fits Speedfit. That is why I use Speedfit all the time.

  6. GKU

    GKU New Member

    <u>Both</u> are suitable for your job , one is more flexible than the other thats all

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