ABS is highly rated as a thermoplastic pipe work system and is used in many applications such as food and beverage processing as well as water and sewerage treatment and many other industries. It is suitable for for use over a wide temperature range from 40°C to + 80°C at pressures up to 15 bar. ABS has good chemical resistance with high impact strength. It is non toxic and conforms to the toxicological requirements of the British Plastic Federation, British Industrial Biological Research Association Code of Practice for food usage 45/5. It also fulfils the EEC requirements for plastic materials in contact with food stuffs and is WRAS approved for drinking water. ABS systems are lightweight, rigid and easy to install using solvent cement.