News for the Hospitality Executive
|March 10, 2010 - VTT has completed verification
testing on ePIPE to determine its suitability as an internal lining
for application to both hot and cold drinking water pipes. Verification
included the general requirements of (EC) No 1935/2004 regulation of
ePIPE is the only epoxy pipe lining material in use in Finland that meets the stringent requirements for application to both hot and cold drinking water pipes. One of the specific tests that is required is testing for Bisphenol A (BPA) and in ePIPE’S specific application, testing in both hot and cold water settings. Bisphenol A, (BPA) was not detected in the tests conducted on ePIPE samples.
“We are pleased to have VTT verify ePIPE’S suitability for use in Finland and in compliance with (EC) No 1935/2004 and No 1895/2005 regulations. We are further pleased to be the only epoxy lining material to be found suitable for application to both hot and cold drinking water systems in Finland”, stated Larry Gillanders, CEO, Chief Technology Officer with ACE DuraFlo Systems.
Two ePIPE Operations Servicing Finland
Drawing on application experience and training in both the US and Europe, two licensed ePIPE operations are already established in Finland. For further information contact: Mr. Tomi Halonen at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Jyrki Rintanen at: email@example.com or Visit: www.aceduraflo.fi
About VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is the biggest multitechnological applied research organizations in Northern Europe. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services. VTT is a part of the Finnish innovation system under the domain of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.
About ACE DuraFlo and ePIPE
ACE DuraFlo Systems, LLC, provides patented “in-place” epoxy pipe lining systems, products and authorized ePIPE plumbing services in the US, Canada, Europe, Mexico and Latin America under the brand names ACE DuraFlo®, ePIPE®, eLINER®, miniE® and PurPipe®. Since 1998, ACE has pioneered and patented “in place” epoxy lining methods that restore and protect piping systems, and specializes in ePIPE restoration services for the hospitality industry. The ePIPE process provides a barrier coating enhancing the life of existing piping systems and prevents the leaching of harmful metals such as lead from leaching into drinking water. The result is an epoxy lined pipe called ePIPE. ePIPE, a green product, is a proven alternative to a conventional plumbing repipe. Information on ACE DuraFlo and ePIPE may be obtained by visiting www.aceduraflo.com.
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/ January 2010
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