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Drain Lines

  • Any change in direction; use 45 degree elbows, long Sweep 90 degree elbows or wyes with cleanouts.
  • 4" drains require 4" cleanouts (3" drains require 3" cleanouts)
  • When connecting PVC to iron, etc., use the proper adapter or a Fernco Coupling.
  • Do Not glue ABS (black) to PVC (white) pipe, use threaded adapter or a Fernco Coupling.
  • Main drain pipe minimum 3", schedule #30 or #40 PVC or schedule #30 ABS.

   
HANGERS

Type of Hanger Distance
PVC Every 4′ (or as close to 4′ as possible)
Copper Every 6′ (or as close to 6′ as possible)
Plastic (ridgid) Every 3′ (or as close to 3′ as possible)
Plastic (flexible Every 32" (or as close to 32" as possible)

CONCRETE BLOCKS, BLOCKING OR LAYING PIPING ON THE GROUND IS PROHIBITED.

Click on image for APPROVED fittings and their proper installation.

45° with wye
Difference between long and short sweep
90 ° long sweep-approved

Click on images for NOT APPROVED fittings.

Sanitary tee, NOT APPROVED
90 ° short sweep in the horizontal position, NOT APPROVED

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