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Building materials

Any material used for or during the construction of buildings.

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Building materials; Pipework and drainage

Piping is a system of pipes used to convey fluids (liquids and gases) from one location to another. The engineering discipline of piping design studies the efficient transport of ...


Building materials; Pipework and drainage

Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from an area. Many agricultural soils need drainage to improve production or to manage water ...


Building materials; Pipework and drainage

A synthetic material that is moulded into shape while soft and then set into a solid form. Since the mid-20th century it has been used for pipes and other building elements.