# Will two 1.5-inch PVC pipes into a 2-inch PVC pipe flow as much water as 2-inch PVC into your pool pump and what would be the max gpm the pump could draw and would you need three 1.5-inch pipes?

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I'm no pool expert but I can do the basic maths. I'd presume the limiting factor on how much water will pass through a pipe is its cross sectional area, and that these are circular pipes. If so, the area of a 1.5 inch diameter pipe is pi x .75 x .75, and of a 2inch diameter pipe is pi x 1 x 1 . So two of the smaller pipes will have a combined area of 1.125pi sq. inches, more than the single bigger pipe at 1pi sq. inches. Answer From A Pool Contractor Two 1.5" pipes into a single 2" line is acceptable for your flow rates. The flow rate will depend more on your pump than the two 1.5" diameter lines. You could add a third, or even more lines and individually isolate them with ball valves so you can adjust the flow from each as per the requirements of the pool.
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# If you have well water would a crack in the PVC pipes cause air in the pipes?

Answer . Any break or leak on the suction side of your pump can cause air in the lines.

# How do you connect Copper pipe to PVC?

You can often find a modern connector such as Sharkbite or Qwest fitting to do this.

# How do you repair PVC pipe?

Normally you cut out the bad section and use couplings with primer and glue to complete the connection. If it is underground and you do not know where the problem lies a pipe inspection will show you where the problem is. Depending on the severity of the condition of the PVC pipe infrastructure, (MORE)

# Can you flow 40 gpm through 1 inch pipe?

Yes, BUT your velocity (FPS) would be 16.34 and that may cause water hammering (hydraulic shock waves plus erosion of ferrous and non ferrous metal piping

yes they are put together with a glue, you use a cleaner first then apply glue to both sections and stick them together Ans 2 PVC pipe is commonly used for irrigation and similar projects. When assembling runs of pipe, each end should be coated with Weld-On P70 Primer , and after that dries (MORE)

# What is the use of PVC pipe?

it has many uses such as drain lines, hot and cold water in residential and commercial buildings. there are also numerous applications in the industrial field as well.pvc and cpvc pipe can handle many different types of corrosive and acidic substances but has limits on high temps.

# What does PVC stand for in PVC pipe?

Answer . Polyvinyl chloride . Answer . PVC = polyvinyl chloride, a synthetic resin preparedd by the polymerization of vinyl chloride. Polyvinyl chloride

# How do you connect a copper water pipe to PVC?

I WOULD NOT I wouldn't I would use copper strictly The above is clearly opinion and not very helpful if you have existing PVC pipe or have an application which requires it. Try searching on "PVC to copper adapter", you should find many to various adapters and should be able to find one to fit (MORE)

# You are working with a 3 inch PVC drain pipe and a 3 inch PVC flange and there is too much play as you insert the flange into the drain pipe?

Probably the wrong size flange. Is the flange a toilet collar? If so the pipe is probably 4 inch.

# How much pitching for 2 PVC pipe?

That would depend on how many drainage fixture units you want to drain and which LOCAL code your using.

# Is it okay to have two p traps in a 2 inch shower drain line i am unsure if p trap is under the slab and have a 2 inch PVC pipe stubbed out of cement.?

If you have an existing shower with a 2" line 'stubbed out of cement', it more than likely has a P-trap underground. An easy way to tell is to get a flashlight and look down the pipe; if you can see water standing in the pipe, there is a p-trap. No water, no trap. Double trapping a fixture is not re (MORE)

# How do you connect a PVC pipe to a copper pipe?

I've seen fittings for that situation in the plumbing section at home depot. Most hardware stores should have those fittings. I would be careful not to heat up the PVC too much if you're soldering to the copper. You could use copperbond epoxy instead of soldering next to the PVC.

# How do you replace the outgoing PVC pipe on top of a pool pump?

IF ITS A HOLE PEICE OF RUBBER AND A AUTOMOTIVE HOSE CLAMP IF ITS THE FITTINGS YOU MUST REPLACE ..GO TO ACE YOUR HELPFUL HARDWARE MANS STORE HE WILL TELL YA HOW , IT EASY..GET THE SIZE FITTINGS YOU WILL NEED ..1 1/2 OR 2 IS THE MOST USED..AND DONT USE THEAD TAPE ON A PLASTIC PUMP..ASK HIM THAT TOO

# What is orange PVC pipe used for?

It is used for some fire suppression system sprinkler pipes. I have only seen that once though and it was an apartment complex. I think anything beyond residential is done with iron pipe.

# How much water will a 20 foot length of PVC pipe hold in a 1 inch daimeter?

the formula for the volume of a cylinder is: Vc = Pi * radius^2 * Height 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters 20 feet = 609.6 centimeters Vc = 3.14 *1.613 * 609.6 Vc = 3087.51 cubic centimeters

# How much does water weigh in 3 PVC pipe?

No more than 92 tons DEPENDING on the density of the water. Colder water weighs more. After 90 Tons of weight, care has to be taken with supports. A Better Question would have been How much water /weight would a 3" PVC SCHEDULE 40 pipe 2 ft long hold / weigh SO I am guessing your asking about a mile (MORE)

# How much does 6 inch PVC pipe cost per foot?

I found it for around \$22/each for a 10ft length. If you prefer SCH40 PVC you're looking around \$30/each for a 10ft length.

# How thick is PVC pipe?

That would depend what schedule of piping your asking about thin wall? schedule 40? schedule 80? schedule 120? giving a hint would certainly help a lot

# Who invented PVC pipe?

Waldo Semon first made pipe out of PVC when he was working for B.F.Goodrich in the 1920's. PVC itself was first synthesised in 1872 by German chemist Eugen Baumann .

# How many gallons of water are in a ten inch diameter PVC pipe by 1 foot?

In 1 foot of 10in diameter pipe there are pi x 5 2 x 12 cubic inches (where pi = 3.1416) which is 942.48 cu ins.. I US gallon = 231 cu ins. 1 Imperial Gallon = 277.4 cu ins.. So 942.48 cu ins is 4.08 US gallons or 3.4 Imperial (UK) gallons . It makes no difference what the pipe is made from (MORE)

# What is the pressure rating of PVC pipe?

It depends on the pipe schedule and diameter... For example. Schedule 40 1 Inch pipe has a minimum burst pressure pressure rating of 1440PSI and an operational PSI of 270. Google can provide a complete chart. Just search "PVC Pipes - Pressure Ratings"

# Can you connect a brass pipe to a PVC pipe?

Yes and NO depending on what kind of piping system. for drain connections yes like tub drains or fixture traps but you need access to all slip/compression fittings. and NO you can not use PVC to brass for like a discharge pipe on a waterheater PRV (pressure relief valve) or any hot water piping syst (MORE)

# Why would you use PVC pipe for a fire sprinkler sysyem?

It is less expensive then black steel pipe. And heat ratings allow it to be aprroved for residential application.

# What is the diameter of PVC pipe in millimeters?

Electrical trade sizes of PVC conduit are, - 1/2" = 12.5mm, 3/4" = 19mm, 1" = 25mm, 1 1/4" = 32mm, 1 1/2" = 38mm, 2" = 50mm, 3" = 75mm, 4" = 100mm.

# What is the right connection fitting for a 2 inch PVC shower drain and trap to a 2 inch copper drain pipe?

A fernco or rubber fitting. This made of rubber and had hose clamps on it. You should ask for assistance at a hardware or plumbing shop for a 2" Plastic X 2" Copper Fernco or rubber coupling.

# How do you stop a leak on PVC pipe?

Detect the leak and replace that part of the pipe. It is usually better to replace the whole piece of pipe.. By removing the junk plastic and replace it with quality piping such as copper DWV or NHCI

# What is the outside diameter of an one inch PVC pipe?

this depends on the class of the pipe as the higher the class the thicker the pipe

# How many gallons of water are in a 4 inch PVC pipe that is 10 feet long?

6.5 gallons, if it is full of water. (if this is a trick question, and the pipe is empty or full of dirt or something, then not 6.5 gallons)

# Why does PVC pipe change color?

because pvc powder is a natural colour, in the extrusion process colour granules are added for the colour required, over time sunlight takes the colour out as it does with fabric. early extrusion processes mixed the pvc with the colour at high speed before it was extruded, this held the colour throu (MORE)

# How much does 4 inch PVC pipe cost per foot?

The price of PVC pipe varies from retailer to retailer. Home depot and Lowes sells most sizes for under three dollars a foot. 4 inch PVC pipe shouldn't cost more than \$20 for a ten foot section.

# How many gallons of water does a one foot 4 inch PVC pipe hold?

Assuming that the INNER DIAMETER of the PVC pipe is 4" (...likely not the case, so you'll need to recalculate for your pipe's dimensions): the volume of the pipe would be calculated as follows: 4" diameter = 2" radius volume_cylinder = Pi*r^2*L; where r = 2" and L = 12" the cylinder therefo (MORE)

# What would it cost to repipe a home using PVC pipes?

DON'T re-pipe a home using PVC. -Use PEX instead, cheaper, better quality and easier to install.

# What is the volume of one foot of 3 inch PVC pipe?

The volume of one foot of 3-inch PVC pipe is: 84.82 cubic inches. In terms of liquid, this equates to about 0.3672 (US) gallons or 47 fluid ounces for that section of pipe.

# Can abs pipe and PVC pipe be connected?

No, they cannot be connected. There is no glue on the market at the present time that can glue PVC & ABS together. It's difficult, as after one tries to glue it it gives the impression of being solid, but under pressure it will fail. Also, keep in mind that some plumbing codes do not allow ABS pip (MORE)

# How do you join polyethylene pipe to PVC pipe?

It depends on the size of PVC. For smaller PVC you can buy fittings that glue onto the PVC and allow a thread x barb fitting to be installed. For larger pipe you should get a brass compression fitting that clamps down on the PVC and adapts to a thread x barb fitting.

# How much water will one foot of six inch pvc pipe hold?

The formula for this goes like this: radius of the pipe squared (3 2 ) x pi (3.1416) x length of pipe (12) = volume (amount of water). So 3 2 x 3.1416 x 12 = 339.2928 or about 339.3 cubic inches.

# How do you boil water in a two inch PVC pipe tested at two-hundred-eighty pounds per square inch at seventy-eight degrees Fahrenheit?

How to Boil Water in PVC Pipe I have been building wood steaming boilers, not PVC steam boxes, for about 2-1/2 years now and using PVC to boil the water in and produce steam. I use sch. 40 PVC and the correct cleaner and cement to go with it. PVC is rated at a much lower than it will really handle. (MORE)

# How many gallons of water will a 8 inch PVC pipe 10 feet long hold?

Assuming that all measurements are for the inside of the pipe: Calculate the volume of the cylinder made by the pipe that is 8 inches by 10 feet, or 8 inches by 120 inches. Volume of Cylinder = pi x radius(squared) x length . For this example 8 refers to the diameter of the pipe so divi (MORE)

# What is the temperature rating of PVC pipe?

UPC does not permited PVC to be used for potable hot water. So don't put it inside the house. IF you have o use plastic pipe use PEX of CPVC both of which are OK for hot potable water. In answering you question PVC can handle 120 degree water temps

There is a splice or connector that is a rubber tube the right size held in place with two hose clamps. Some have a metal sleeve over the rubber and under the clamps to give it support. They come different sizes up to 4 inch and with different sizes on each end. 1 1/2" on one end and 2" on the other (MORE)

# How much does 1 4 inch thick PVC pipe cost?

Between \$.50 and \$1.00 per foot, depending on what you're buying (white, gray, schedule 40 thin wall vs schedule 80 thick wall, etc.) 1/4" PVC pipe isn't carried at the home-improvement stores. Sources I've found include www.usplastic.com and www.rhfs.com. Not affiliated with either of these s (MORE)

# How can you remove PVC pipes from PVC fittings?

First cut off pipe even with female fitting. Using a hacksaw blade, cut grooves into remainder of pipe inside fitting. Be careful not to exceed the thickness of the pipe you want removed or you will cut grooves into the hub. Cut the grooves every 1/2" or closer if pipe is less than 3" diameter. Then (MORE)

# How cold does it need to be to crack swimming pool PVC piping?

If water freezes it expands. so if the water on your pipes turn to ice 0c then you are in danger of cracking pipes.

# How do you connect PVC pipe?

Normally you glue it together. Where it meets steel or copper, you use the proper fitting on the PVC to accept the steel or copper. For steel on the drain, a rubber connection with hose clamps can also be used.

# How do you connect a PVC pipe to a lead pipe?

By lead wiping a brass nipple into the lead pipe and then using a F x PVC adapter to the male threads of the brass nipple.

# What does DMV on PVC pipe stand for?

You are mistaken, - Many PVC pipes are marked DWV ( not DMV ) This is an acronym for Drain, Waste, Vent. -These pipes are not suitable for high pressure usage and this marking means they are only intended for light use.

# How do you make a PVC pipe flute?

when you want to make these COOL things you need to make some holes in a pipe and put an end cap on it and walla you have yourself a PVC pipe flute

# What are the two PVC pipes on a gas furnace?

Could be a drain for the inducer motor if it has one and it depends do you have a a/c coil on your furnace if so it could be a drain for it.