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bigal

02:33PM | 08/07/00
Member Since: 08/06/00
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How can I tell if a section of pipe is CPVC? I assume it will say 'cpvc' but is there any other codes printed on it that would imply that it is? Is the color a give away? I ask this because I had my home repiped with CPVC and I noticed some sections did not have the 'CPVC' stamped on them...the coding was the same as the other CPVC stamped sections.

HOLLYWOOD

04:35PM | 08/07/00
Member Since: 02/19/00
206 lifetime posts
CPVC is a yellowish color material whereas pvc would be white. The yellow is kind of dingey in color. sometimes the stamping comes off or is cut in a place where it is not identifiable......
Also, cpvc cannot be mixed with pvc because the wall thickness is of different size. Ex: a cpvc coupling or elbow cannot be glued to a pvc piece of pipe.. get it?

[This message has been edited by HOLLYWOOD (edited August 07, 2000).]

bigal

04:42AM | 08/08/00
Member Since: 08/06/00
3 lifetime posts
Thanks for the info...went to Lowes and looked at their CPVC and it was the color as mine..off, dingy white/cream with nothing to indicate it was CPVC, that is no 'CPVC' stamp. I guess there are many manufactures of this product and each one labels their own way.

thanks again

BV001381

07:14PM | 06/22/13
can I connect cpvc to existing galvanized pipes?
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