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The Versatility of PVC Large-Diameter DWV Fittings

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Since 1967, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has been a leader in producing plastic pipe and fittings, including PVC large-diameter DWV fittings for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Today, the company is the exclusive manufacturer of PVC DWV solvent-weld pipe and fittings in sizes from 1 ¼ to 16 inches, helping plumbing professionals design and install efficient and reliable plumbing systems that meet the unique demands of each project.

Offering a variety of configurations, Charlotte Pipe’s line of PVC large-diameter DWV fittings includes:

  • Nearly 100 injection-molded fittings in sizes from 1 ¼ to 12 inches

  • More than 150 fabricated fittings in sizes from 8 to 16 inches

“Both our molded and fabricated fittings are manufactured to the high-quality standards our customers know and expect,” said Greg Nahrgang, vice president of technical services and product development at Charlotte Pipe. “Our PVC large-diameter DWV fittings are known for their robust construction, durability, and resistance to corrosion — making them an ideal choice for a wide range of plumbing needs."

“Our PVC large-diameter DWV fittings are known for their robust construction, durability, and resistance to corrosion.”

Benefits of PVC Large-Diameter DWV Fittings

Whether you’re working on a residential plumbing project or a complex plumbing system for a commercial building, Charlotte Pipe’s PVC large-diameter DWV fittings are designed to ensure efficiency and longevity

- Durability: The fittings are made from high-quality PVC, providing exceptional strength and durability. PVC is a preferred material in plumbing due to its resistance to chemical corrosion and long life span.

- Smooth interior: The smooth interior of these fittings ensures efficient flow and minimizes the risk of clogs. This feature is crucial for maintaining optimal performance in drainage systems.

Charlotte Pipe offers a variety of large-diameter options to accommodate different plumbing requirements. This flexibility makes it easier for plumbers and contractors to select the right fitting for the specific project at hand.

Application Uses for PVC Large-Diameter DWV Fittings

PVC large-diameter DWV fittings are important components of a plumbing system. These fittings are used to accommodate the flow of stormwater and waste, while ensuring efficient drainage and ventilation in the plumbing system.

“From single-family homes to high-rise buildings and commercial facilities, the versatility of these fittings makes them a preferred choice for various plumbing system requirements, such as main drain lines, sewer systems, stormwater drainage, and ventilation,” said Nahrgang.

- Main drain lines: PVC large-diameter fittings are often used for building the main drain lines of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. These fittings facilitate the smooth flow of wastewater from various fixtures to the main sewer or septic system.

- Sewer systems: In municipal and residential sewer systems, PVC large-diameter fittings are employed to connect sewer pipes and direct sewage to treatment facilities. The durability and corrosion resistance of PVC make it a preferred material for sewer applications.

- Stormwater drainage: PVC large-diameter fittings are used in stormwater drainage systems to efficiently manage rainwater runoff. These fittings help transport stormwater away from buildings and paved surfaces, preventing flooding and water damage.

- Ventilation systems: PVC large-diameter fittings are essential for creating vent lines in plumbing systems. Ventilation is crucial to prevent the buildup of sewer gas, maintain proper pressure in the drain lines, and promote optimal drainage performance.

Charlotte Pipe's PVC large-diameter DWV fittings offer durability, a smooth interior, and diameter options that make them a versatile choice for a wide range of plumbing applications.

For support finding the right PVC large-diameter DWV fittings for your next project, search your ZIP code to find your local Charlotte Pipe sales representative.

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