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Charlotte Pipe University

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Welcome to Charlotte Pipe University! This collection of free education resources for the plumbing industry includes online courses, videos, technical and installation information, and dimensional catalogs. Whether you are new to plumbing or a seasoned professional, CPU is for you.

For instance, our online courses are brief, information-packed sessions that cover topics like solvent welding and testing plumbing systems. Our technical and installation manuals are among the best in the plumbing industry with thousands of downloads monthly. And our dimensional catalogs can be accessed below or on our CPF TechTools app.

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  • Online Courses
    • Cast Iron Soil Pipe (2:43 min.)
    • ChemDrain Chemical Waste System (3:23 min.)
    • Plastic Piping Dimensional Standards (3:17 min.)
    • Plumbing Basics (4:16 min.)
    • Plumbing Materials & Applications (3:53 min.)
    • Solvent Welding (5:00 min.)
    • Testing Plumbing Systems (3:36 min.)
    • Value Engineering (13:08 min.)
  • Videos
    • Helpful Guide to Making Your First Potato Gun
      Helpful Guide to Making Your First Potato Gun
    • Air Testing Your Plumbing System Guidelines
      Air Testing Your Plumbing System Guidelines
    • Measuring Sound in PVC and Cast Iron DWV Plumbing
      Measuring Sound
    • How a Plumbing System Works
      How a Plumbing System Works
    • Large Diameter PVC Fittings for Plumbing Systems
      Large Diameter PVC Fittings for Plumbing Systems
    • DWV vs Pressure Fittings
      DWV vs Pressure Fittings
    • Charlotte Pipe Lead Free Flowguard Gold Fittings
      Charlotte Pipe Lead Free FlowGuard Gold Fittings


Technical/Installation Data

Dimensional Catalogs

Made in the USA

Made in the USA

For over a century, Charlotte Pipe has been manufacturing pipe and fittings, employing more than 1,200 loyal, hard-working Americans. All of our products are proudly made in the USA.

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Tech Tools App

Charlotte Pipe's Tech Tools App has a number of calculators and resources to help you install plastic pipe and fittings. Get it now via the Apple Store and Google Play.

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