Omega Flex Inc., an international producer of quality engineered flexible metallic piping products, recently launched www.csstfacts.org. The website gives members of the plumbing, gas and HVAC communities - as well as homeowners - obtain a better understanding of the safety and effectiveness of corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST), including its enhanced protection against lightning.
Users can learn more about the 20-year history of CSST safety in the United States, the latest advances in CSST technology and an in-depth comparison with other piping traditionally used for gas installations, including rigid black-iron pipe.
Other features include:
- Individual sections on
seismic safety, electrical safety, lightning safety and fire safety.
- A comprehensive FAQ section.
- A list of national codes that CSST
meets, including the National Fuel Gas Code, International Fuel Gas Code and
Uniform Plumbing Code.
- In-depth comparison to rigid pipe.
Source: Omega Flex