PVC fittings are plastic pipe components made from premium grade polyvinyl chloride (PVC) thermoplastic material. PVC fittings are essential parts to fully functional plumbing and pipework applications. They are used to make complete systems by connecting pipes, valves and equipment, adding turns or angles and performing special functions. PVC fittings have excellent durability, versatility and chemical resistance, approving them for many job scenarios and chemicals. Pipe fittings are commonly used within residential, commercial, municipal and industrial jobs and applications as well as individual DIY projects. PVC fittings are often used in drainage, water delivery and distribution, agriculture and garden irrigation, chemical handling, ventilation, duct work, waste management and material plumbing supply.
Available PVC fitting categories include schedule 40 PVC fittings, schedule 80 PVC fittings, schedule 80 CPVC fittings, furniture grade PVC fittings, DWV fittings, PVC nipples and inserts, clear PVC fittings, PVC duct fittings, CPVC duct fittings, double containment fittings as well as large PVC & CPVC fittings. Within these categories are a full selection of different PVC fitting models designed to meet the diverse needs of a wide range of work uses.
PVC fittings available online for sale are made in the USA by top leading manufacturers in the plumbing supply industry. Depending on the fitting type, fittings will be manufactured by Hayward, Lasco, Georg Fischer, Spears, Harrison or Red Flag. Listed PVC fittings have been engineered according to today’s standards and approvals that certify them for their intended applications. They are rated to handle temperatures up to 140° Fahrenheit (60°C). Maximum pressure rating will depend on fitting type and size and will be less for Class 125 fittings. Listed pipe fittings are durable, rigid type fittings. They are referred to as PVC fittings but are in fact uPVC fittings fabricated using premium, pure uPVC (unplasticized PVC) materials. Flexible duct fittings are an example of plasticized PVC due to its flexible design. All but furniture grade, duct and DWV fittings have been ANSI / NSF 61 certified for potable water / drinking water applications.
PVC fittings are available for direct purchase in pipe size that ranges from 1/8 inch up to 10 inches standard. Size offerings will depend on fitting type. Sizes 1/2 inch, 2 inch, 3 inch, 4 inch, 5 inch are the most common and available for most PVC fitting types. Most PVC fittings are available standard up to 8 inches. Larger diameter fittings are available and need to be requested. For 10 inch size fittings and larger up to 24 inches, review our large PVC & CPVC fittings selection. PVC fittings are available in furniture grade fittings that come free of manufacturer markings, in many different colors and in hard to find styles such as 5 way connectors.
Most PVC fittings come in socket style connections for installation with primer and cement. Threaded style connections are also available on many fitting models. Threaded type PVC fittings are “no glue” fitting variants designed for making screw like connections that are further secured with thread tape.
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