Leaks are not a concern when properly installed. With a life expectancy of over 100 years, Uponor PEX has with withstood the most extensive tests in the industry for over 30 years. What’s more, all PEX is thoroughly inspected before it leaves the plant. When installed by a trained PEX installer*, Uponor PEX has a 25 year guarantee.
YES! Uponor has undergone 35 years of rigorous testing. Under the supervision of an independent laboratory, Uponor PEX was subjected to 3 decades of testing at temperatures of over 239F, and at pressures 239 pounds per square inch (PSI). When the 30-year life cycle was completed recently, not a single piece of Uponor PEX had experienced any breakdown or failure.
PEX (polyethylene cross-linked) tubing is a specially designed plastic tubing with distinctive properties that make it ideal for water distribution systems. Uponor produces PEX-a, which is considered superior to all other PEX brands.