BEAMA UNDERFLOOR HEATING – GUIDE TO TYPES OF UFH PIPEWORK
29 April 2020Cross Linked Polyethylene Pe-X, Polybutylene PB, and Multilayer Pe-X / Al / Pe-x are the three most widely used types of UFH pipework. Each has its own individual characteristics, and has an appropriate place in the UFH market. All must have an oxygen barrier and be approved to the following standards detailed below. The oxygen barrier can be either a chemical layer, as in the Pe-X and PB pipes, or as a solid aluminium barrier as in the Pe-X/Al /Pe-X Multilayer pipe.