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Blue+ lead-free blue pipe


| | Aug 14, 2014 | 12:31 pm
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RectorSeal Corporation, manufacturer of chemical and specialty products, has announced introducing, Blue+, a pipe thread sealant, which it says is approved for use with multiple plumbing and HVACR residential, commercial and industrial applications.

The manufacturer lists the following product features and benefits:

  • aug2014-mktp02Blue+ thread sealant was developed by RectorSeal’s in-house laboratory chemists and monitored under strict quality control standards to ensure chemical compatibility with Lubrizol Corp’s FlowGuard Gold, BlazeMaster and Corzan pipe and fittings.
  • Unlike other blue thread sealants, the patented Blue+ formula does not separate during storage due to a technology that homogenously suspends the compound’s particles.
  • It is made of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin-enrichment and synthetic fibres providing maximum sealing and lubrication performance.
  • It is designed for all metal, polyethylene, fiberglass reinforced, PVC, CPVC & ABS pipes.
  • Manufactured in the United States and formulated for pressures up to 10,000-psi (liquids) and 2,000-psi (gases).
  • It meets lead-free hot and cold potable water requirements of the US Safe Drinking Water Act in the NSF/ANSI Standard 61, Annex G and also the Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
  • It is approved for use on all metal pipes, including galvanised steel, iron, brass, copper, aluminum and stainless steel.
  • It is a non-toxic, low odour, non-flammable compound and ideal for working in small or non-ventilated spaces.
  • It is non-hardening, and requires no curing time and can be pressurised immediately after applying.
  • It features a smooth, easily-brushed texture.
  • It has a guaranteed minimum two-year shelf life.

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