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Notable JPL Installation

JPL Flex Duct Selected for the Metro-North Railroad’s Stamford, CT Transportation Center – Definitions of Buy America Act – Buy American Act – Made in the USA JPL flex duct was selected for use on a recent new construction...

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It’s Still Hot – So Let’s Be Thankful for Air Ducts

             UL celebrates more than 120 years of fire safety testing by honoring and remembering our rich contribution to fire safety testing with an informative series that brings a direct focus on the reaction to fire characteristics of building...

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TECH CORNER – Air Ducts vs. Air Connectors

What is the difference between an Air Duct and Air Connector? Both Air Ducts and Air Connectors are tested per the UL 181 standard.  Air Ducts are required to pass fifteen (15) UL 181 tests whereas an Air Connector...

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Truckload to Williston

We typically highlight a notable installation that’s either a large project, a recognizable location or a unique application of our product. This Notable installation is more about a place rather than a product or project.   Early this summer...

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Experience the Difference – Quality Control & Quality Assurance

Everyone in the flex duct business gets a passing grade meeting and complying with UL-181. Many of the 16 UL-181 tests date back to 1962 when the standard was first adopted. UL-181 has been a good standard over the...

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Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Remodels, Selects JPL’s AMBlue II Antimicrobial Flex Duct

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory has selected JPL’s AMBlue II as the flex duct of choice for its interior renewal project. The latest phase of the interior renewal project took place in April and May of this year,...

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ADC Look for the Logo

JPL, along with other major flex duct manufacturers, founded the Air Diffusion Council (ADC) in 1988. Since ADC’s founding, JPL has been an active participant and member for 27 years. By 1988, flex duct was the air distribution system...

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AMBlue Fact Sheets

JPL has created a quick read, easy to understand, AMBlue Fact Sheet for contractors to give to homeowners as they consider their IAQ options. Click here to look at the inside cover of the AMBlue Fact Sheet. We have...

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1.5″ Wire Pitch

The importance of 1.5″ wire pitch, heavier wire gauge and positive wire cast The minimum wire helix in a Class 1 air duct is determined by UL-181 impact and collapse tests. The impact test requires dropping a 15-pound sandbag...

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JPL Pressure & Temperature Test

JPL tests and publishes positive pressure rating in accordance with ADC Test Code FD 72-R1. In the FD 72-R1 pressure and temperature test, the duct is tested in a 90 degree elbow configuration at 140 degrees F for 164...

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