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asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th June, 2020

What is a DWV fitting?

Instead, DWV pipe and fittings are made to handle a different class of uses – Drain, Waste, and Vent (hence the name DWV). Drain, waste, and vent applications use gravity to create the flow of water and waste through the pipe line.

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Keeping this in view, what does DWV mean?


Beside above, can DWV pipe be used for pressure? DWV is usually foam core PVC skiinned pipe that is designed for gravity drain, waste and vent applications. No pressure, just a conduit. Many ponds have been built with the DWV which will accomodate the pressures most of us are using, ie. less than 10 psi.

Similarly, it is asked, what is DWV pipe used for?

DWV systems remove wastewater and prevent the flow of sewer gases into homes. The most common type of pipes used in homes today are copper and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which are strong, long lasting and easy to install.

What is DWV pipe made of?

Drain Waste and Vent (DWV): PVC Pipe Drain Waste and Vent (DWV) systems convey effluent streams, such as black water and or gray Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) piping is the most widely used plastic piping material.

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