PVC Pipe

PVC pipe is plumbing made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) thermoplastic material. PVC piping is often used in drainage, water supply, irrigation, chemical handling, waste management, vent tubing and duct work. PVC pipe can come in many different types. The most common PVC pipe products are schedule 40 PVC, schedule 80 PVC, furniture grade PVC pipe, drain, waste, vent (DWV) pipe, flex pipe, clear PVC pipe and double containment pipe that has been designed to capture leaks. PVC pipe is manufactured in various sizes that range from 1/8 inch up to 24 inches in diameter. Some of the most common sizes are ½ inch, 1 ½ inch, 3 inch, 4 inch, 6 inch, 8 inch and 10 inch PVC pipe. Most PVC pipe types are shipped in 10 foot or 20 foot length sections with 5 foot sections of sch 40 PVC, sch 80 PVC and furniture PVC available for shipping ground.