The Differences between PEX-A and PEX-B pipe?

1,What is PEX and what means about letter -A,-B?

PEX pipe is made from high density polyethylene (HDPE). It is the term for the cross-linking process.It divided into 3 types, PEX-A,PEX-B and PEX-C. The letter not stands for grade but signifies the type of method used to cross link the polyethylene. Considering zhejiang shenfeng co., ltd only make PE-Xa and PE-Xb. So here we just discuess the differance between pex-a and pex-b pipe.

2,The Differences between PEX-A and PEX-B pipe?

Made usingPeroxideSilane
Bursting pressureGoodBetter
Oxidation resistanceGoodBetter
Chlorine resistanceGoodBetter
Kinks can be repairWith a heat gunCut out

3,Which PEX Tubing To Choose?

 PEX-A and PEX-B, both of them are quite similar. All have enough flexibility for plumbing use and can be used for potable water.Key points your need to consideration are Price,Climate and Weather.


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