In the world of PVC not all pipes are created equal. There are different thicknesses, colors, and a wide range of sizes. In addition to all that, there is a relatively new type of pipe on the PVC scene – flexible PVC. Flex pipe (sometimes called hose or tubing) has a similar chemical makeup to rigid PVC, but it has added plasticizers that allow it to bend more easily.
Flexible PVC has gained popularity in some markets for its pliable properties, while some insist rigid PVC is superior. Which is best for your application? Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of each.