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Suitability of ACE DuraFlo ePIPE® for Protection of Drinking Water Pipes
Verified by Finland’s VTT Technical Research Center

March 10, 2010 - VTT has completed verification testing on ePIPE to determine its suitability as an internal lining material for application to both hot and cold drinking water pipes. Verification testing included the general requirements of (EC) No 1935/2004 regulation of the European parliament.
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 or Mr. Jyrki Rintanen at: or Visit:  

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

ACE DuraFlo Systems, LLC
United States and International Headquarters
1370 Reynolds Avenue
Suite 112
Irvine, CA  92614

Outside of USA 1-949-724-0323
Fax 1-949-263-8771
Also See: First ACE DuraFlo® ePIPE® Project Reaches 10 Year Milestone –Historic Hotel Project a Shining Example of LEED-EB Potential / February 2010

Historic Berkeley City Club Facing Near Inoperable Water Quality and Flow Turn to ACE DuraFlo's® ePIPE® Systems for Restoration Solutions / January 2010

ACE DuraFlo®, ePIPE® team nominated for National Medal of Technology and Innovation / June 2009

Seattle's Fairmont Olympic Hotel Applauds ACE DuraFlo® ePIPE® for Efficient and Timely Restoration / April 2009

ACE DuraFlo® Nears Completion on $2.2 Million, 50,000 Foot ePIPE® project for Seattle Sheraton; Hosting Hotel Engineers Luncheon and Project Tour / March 2008

The Regal Biltmore Discovers a Long-term Solution to the Problems Associated with Replacing a Piping System Within a Historical Building / Jan 2001

A Hidden Time Bomb - Corrosion of Piping Systems / The Causes of Corrosion in a Piping System, Traditional Repair Methods and the Modern System of Pipe Restoration / Jan 2000

Priyan Jayetileke, Director of Engineering at Vancouver’s 385 room, Four Seasons Hotel, Tackles Corrosion of Copper Water Lines Servicing the Hotel / Jan 2000

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