Blazemaster® Fire Sprinkler Systems (CPVC)

BlazeMaster® pipe and fittings – Approved for more applications than any other non-metallic system.

  • Lightweight construction
  • Low friction loss
  • No rusting, pitting, scaling or corrosion, even in salt air environments

 

Specially formulated for fire sprinkler systems, BlazeMaster pipe and fittings are made from post-chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) and is fully approved for use in NFPA 13 Light Hazard applications in both new and retrofit construction including:

  • High-rise buildings, including apartments and hotels
  • Schools and institutions
  • Single-family residences

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PRODUCT DETAILS

3/4" - 3" (20mm - 75mm)

Pressure rating

BlazeMaster pipe and fittings 3/4" – 3" are rated for continuous service of 175psi at 150°F.

 

The ideal solution for fire sprinkler systems

BlazeMaster pipe and fittings are ideal for wet automatic fire sprinkler systems with an outstanding combination of features including:

  • Easy assembly
  • Lightweight construction
  • Low friction loss
  • No rusting, pitting, scaling or corrosion, even in salt air environments
  • Immunity to Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC)

 

Full field support

BlazeMaster CPVC systems are backed by an extensive field support organization providing:

  • Proven installation recommendations to maximize efficiency and cost savings
  • Compliance advice for local, regional and national building codes
  • Expert design and specification recommendations

Scope

This specification sheet covers IPEX Inc. requirements for for 3/4" through 3" (20 mm – 75 mm) BlazeMaster CPVC SDR 13.5 Pipe for wet pipe automatic sprinkler systems, having a rated working pressure of 175 psi (1205 kPa) at 150°F (66°C) or 315 psi (2172 kPa) at 73°F (22°C) and BlazeMaster CPVC Schedule 80 Fittings. The fittings, for wet pipe automatic sprinkler systems, having a rated working pressure of 175 psi (1205 kPa) at 150°F (66°C) or 315 psi (2172 kPa) @ 73°F (22°C). These products meet or exceed performance standards set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Factory Mutual Research (FM), National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), NSF International (NSF), Underwriters Laboratories Inc., and Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC).

Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada lists BlazeMaster CPVC Schedule 80 Fittings and BlazeMaster CPVC SDR 13.5 Pipe for use in the following applications; Residential occupancies as defined in the Standard for Sprinkler Systems in One and Two- Family Dwellings, NFPA 13D.

Multiple residential as defined in NFPA 13R.

Light-hazard occupancies as defined in the Standard for Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13. BlazeMaster CPVC Schedule 80 Fittings and BlazeMaster CPVC SDR 13.5 Pipe can be used for both concealed and exposed installations. Refer to Ipex literature for any limitations.

 

Dimensions

IPEX BlazeMaster pipe is produced in SDR 13.5 dimensions to the specifications of ASTM F442. Fittings are produced to ASTM F437, F438 pr F439 specifications depending on the size and configuration.

 

Material

BlazeMaster CPVC SDR 13.5 Pipe are made from Lubrizol Inc. Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) raw material having a cell class of 23447 as defined in ASTM Standard D 1784 “Standard Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Compounds”. The compound is listed with NSF for potable water service.

The material has been tested in accordance with CAN/ULC Standard S102.2M88 “Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Covering, and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies” with the following results: Flame Spread 5 / Smoke Development 5-15.

 

BlazeMaster Schedule 80 Fittings are made from Lubrizol Inc. Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) raw material having a cell class of 23447 as defined in ASTM Standard D 1784 “Standard Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Compounds”. The compound is listed with NSF for potable water service.

 

Marking

BlazeMaster Schedule 80 Fittings and BlazeMaster CPVC SDR 13.5 Pipe are made from Lubrizol Inc. Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) raw material having a cell class of 23447 as defined in ASTM Standard D 1784 “Standard Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) Compounds”. The compound is listed with NSF for potable water service.