Chapter 3

Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.


In plumbing, the wall thickness of pipe is always constant.


Most codes do allow PVC for use in water distribution systems on the interior of a building.


Long-term exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) rays will not damage PVC pipe.


The higher the temperature of the water, the lower the pressure rating of the pipe.


The two most common and different types of cast iron pipe (CI) utilized in a plumbing system are no-hub (NH) and service weight (SV).

Complete each sentence or statement.


Plastic pipe used for DWV installations is manufactured using IPS, and the ____________________ diameter varies based on the wall thickness.



The most common length of most pipe sold is _____.



Flexible rolls of tubing for installing water distribution systems are typically sold in __________ lengths.



All PVC used for residential application has a maximum temperature rating of _____º Fahrenheit (F).


Short Answer


What is cast iron pipe commonly used for in residential plumbing?

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