Minor loss for PVC and CPVC fittings as Equivalent Length of Straight Pipe (feet) for water:
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|Fitting||Equivalent Length (feet of Straight Pipe) |
|Nominal Pipe Size (inches)|
|1/2||3/4||1||1 1/4||1 1/2||2||2 1/2||3||4||5||6||8||10||12|
|45o Elbow and 90o Long Sweep Radius Elbow||0.8||1.1||1.4||1.8||2.2||2.8||3.3||4.1||5.1||6.7||8.1||10.6||13.4||15.9|
|Gate valve, fully open||0.4||0.6||0.7||0.9||1.1||1.4||1.7||2.0||2.7||3.4||4||5.3||6.7||8|
|Tee Flow - Run||1.0||1.4||1.7||2.3||2.7||3.5||4.1||5.1||6.7||8.4||10.1||13.3||16.7||20|
|Tee Flow - Branch||3.1||4.1||5.3||6.9||8.1||10.3||12.3||11.3||20.1||25.2||30.3||40||50.1||58|
The table can be used for other thermoplastic pipes materials with similar design.
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