pipe volume

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  1. cariboo17

    cariboo17 New Member

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    how do I determine the volume of 600' of 1 1/4 schedule 40 PVC?
  2. nhmaster3015

    nhmaster3015 Master Plumber

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    .7854 x D squared x length
  3. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    high school math.

    cross section is pi ( 3.14149) times radius squared. So mutilpy 5/8" x 5/8" x 3.14149. Multiply that times the length ( 7200 inches). That gives you the volume in cubic inches. Divide by 231 for gallons.
  4. cariboo17

    cariboo17 New Member

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    Thank you. High scool math was a problem for me 30 years ago too.
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