First time plumbing

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by brother, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. brother

    brother Member

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    what is the minimum requirment for support/straps on copper plumbing in spacing them?? also cpvc?? Even though when I do this I always make sure that the straps are close, but I never really read the minimum requirement according the code.
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    straps

    It depends on the pipe material and its size. There are tables with the various requirements, usually in the plumbing code appendices.
     
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  4. steelers fan

    steelers fan In the Trades

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    do you know what code is followed in your area,international plumbing code universal,state code?if it is either ipc or upc you can find a copy of the current code book on "the pirate bay dot org"
     
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    "Pirate"bay? Shouldn't that be "Steeler"bay? Or don't you discriminate between teams? In that case, maybe "Penguin" bay.
     
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