Plastic pipe is a most popular pipe today in a plumbing and draining systems in a house.
Plastic pipes can be different in a properties and usage. Most known and useful are:
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) – ABS pipe is black rigid, non-pressurized plastic pipe used to drain your sinks, tubs, showers, toilet and washing machines. It is also used to vent the drain and waste pipes.
The main disadvantages of ABS are its poor solvent and fatigue resistance, high smoke evolution on combustion. The material is resistant to water, aqueous salt and acid solutions, and oils but is unsuitable for use with many organic materials and oxidizing acids.