Plumbing & Heating Pipes

Pre-Insulated Pipes

Qual-PEX Plus+ 'Easy-Lay' ECO is the next generation plumbing & heating pipe developed for hot/cold water service conditions. It is insulated with a high quality CFC-free and HCFC-free, blue flexible closed cell polyethylene pipe insulation. It has been designed to save time, money and energy costs and will improve the energy rating (BER) of any building.

Now available in Irish sizes of 1⁄2", 3⁄4" & 1" & Multilayer sizes of 16mm, 20mm, 26mm & 32mm in blue or red flexible closed cell polyethylene pipe insulation. 

 

The Insulation

The insulation is a high quality insulation with a low thermal conductivity. It is highly efficient in energy conservation and frost protection. It is non fibrous and creates no dust during installation or use.

It has a durable PE- film covering allowing maximum protection against water penetration and maximum bonding with concrete. It is also designed to give mechanical protection for in-wall cavity pipelines, which includes resistance to building materials and has a pleasing coating for exposed areas.

 

Benefits

  • A pre-insulated 'Easy-Lay' Pipe to save time, money and energy costs for Domestic, Commercial and Industrial applications.
  • Available sizes of 1⁄2", 3⁄4" & 1" in 50m Tan Coils & 16mm in 100m White coils, 20mm & 26mm in 50m White Coils & 32mm in 25m White Coil. 
  • Certified for use with our Crimp System, Tectite and compression fittings and manifolds. It is also recommended for use with with some specific press and push-fit fittings.
  • Manufactured in Ireland.
  • 50 Year guarantee.
  • Available through all leading merchants
  • Use Qual-PEX inserts only.

50 Year Guarantee

You choose a quality product manufactured by a trusted leader of Plumbing & Heating Pipe in Ireland with almost 50 years’ experience. Your next phase of plumbing success starts here!

With our market leading 50 Year Guarantee offering you more certainty to install with confidence.

50 year Guarantee II

Get the PLUS+ Advantage with Pipelife

As the Pipe manufacturer, Pipelife guarantees the pipe for 50 years, which is vital when the pipe is being buried within the floor structure for the lifetime of the building. 

Pipelife Ireland is also a proud Member of Guaranteed Irish.  The Guaranteed Irish symbol is awarded to companies which create "quality" jobs, contribute to local communities and are "committed to Irish provenance".  All our pipe is 100% Irish made and is manufactured to the most stringent standards allowing you to install with confidence. Plus with every purchase of pipe you're supporting Irish jobs. 

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Performance Characteristics

Thermal conductivity 0°C 0.036 W (m-K)
  40°C 0.040 W (m-K)
Wall thickness of insulation 6 mm STANDARD
Densitiy 25 kg/m3  

Heat Loss Rates (in W/m) - Hot Water Line Temp - 60°C - Ambient Temp. 15°C

Pipe Size                                                                               Insulation Wall Thickness
  0mm  6mm
1/2" / 15mm / 16mm  33.38  13.45
3/4" / 22mm / 20mm  39.93  15.24
1” / 28mm / 26mm  45.25  17.88

Central Heating Line Temp - 75°C - Ambient Temp. 15°C

Pipe Size                                                                                          Insulation Wall Thickness
  0mm  6mm
1/2" / 15mm / 16mm  47.87  18.12
3/4" / 22mm / 20mm  57.28  21.43
1” / 28mm / 26mm  66.95  23.89

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