Users' questions

What is C900 PVC?

What is C900 PVC?

C900 is the AWWA standard for cast-iron-pipe-equivalent outside diameter polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pressure pipe and fabricated fittings for potable water transmission and distribution, covering nominal pipe sizes from 4 inches through 12 inches.

What type of pipe is C900?

PVC pressure pipe
Diamond Plastics manufactures 4” through 12” cast iron O.D. PVC pressure pipe in accordance with AWWA C900, Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 In. Through 12 In.

Can you glue C900?

The recommended pipe joint for underground piping applications is a flexible joint. The flexible joints will allow movements of the piping without causing leaks. PVC piping with glued joints is not generally recommended because the joints are rigid and will break when the ground moves.

What kind of fittings do I need for C900 PVC pipe?

Custom pipe fiittings for C900 pipe through 60″ are available from Specified Fittings and exclusively use the Reiber locked-in, steel backed gasket. Select from these and other custom PVC fittings. These gaskets are generally of SBR composition but are also available in EPDM, FKM, Viton, Nitrile, and CR—to name a few.

Where can I buy Harrington C900 PVC pipe?

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What kind of fittings can be made from PVC pipe?

Fabricated fittings shall be made from PVC pipe made to AWWA C900 and DR of user’s choice. PVC compound shall meet the requirements of cell class 12454 per ASTM D1784. Solvent weld bell or gasket-end fittings are option of user. Solvent weld bells shall be compatible with C900 pipe.

How much psi does an AWWA c900-16 have?

AWWA C900-16 305 psi (DR 14) 235 psi (DR 18) 200 psi (DR 21) 165 psi (DR 25) 125 psi (DR 32.5) 100 psi (DR 41) 80 psi (DR 51) Note:FM Approvals Pressure Class 185 psi for DR18 and 250 psi for DR14. Gasket: ASTM F477 Joint: ASTM D3139 AWWA C900-16, CSA B137.3