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PVC Fittings come in many types and sizes. These PVC Fittings are manufactured by Spears, which is headquartered in the United States. We offer a large selection of PVC Pipe Fittings. If there is a PVC Fitting you are looking for but can't find feel free to give us a call or send us an e-mail. The PVC Fittings you can find within this section are Drain-Waste-Vent (DWV), Schedule 40, Schedule 80 and CPVC. PVC Glue and PVC Primer are also available on our website.
PVC-DWV (drain, waste and vent) fittings are used for residential and commercial sanitary systems. These fittings include Elbows, Sanitary Tees, Wyes, Couplings, Male and Female Adapters, and many other types.
PVC Schedule 40 pressure fittings used for potable water, chilled water, irrigation, golf course construction, and pool & spa. These fittings include Elbows, Sanitary Tees, Wyes, Couplings, Male and Female Adapters, and many other types.
PVC Schedule 80 Pipe Fittings are used in irrigation systems, water lines, chemical drainage and processing systems, and waste water treatment systems. Schedule 80 PVC has a thicker wall than Schedule 40 PVC which is why they are typically used in projects that require high water pressures. We carry a variety of Schedule 80 PVC fittings including elbows, couplings, tees, bushings, wyes and adapters in all sizes and end types (socket/slip, FIPT, MIPT, and spigot).
Spears® CTS CPVC products are ideally suited for hot and cold water distribution systems in residential and commercial structures, as well as recreational vehicles, modular homes and mobile homes. Spears® CPVC CTS fittings have a continuous working pressure rating of 100 psi at 180°F (82°C) [400 psi at 73°F (23°C)].
Polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as PVC, is more cost-effective than other materials, resists cracking, isn't affected by acids, and can be rigid or flexible. Because of its strength and resilience, PVC is used for many things. Depending on its width, it can be used to move liquid and gases safely. Owing to its composition, PVC is limited to carrying liquids at temperatures less than 140 degrees, making PVC unsuitable for carrying hot water.
CPVC has similar uses as PVC, but because of the chlorinating process, CPVC is able to withstand higher pressures and temperatures. CPVC has an upper temperature tolerance of 180 degrees, so it can be used for hot water pipes which contribute to its popularity as a material for water piping systems in residential as well as commercial construction.
DWV fittings are used for drainage, waste, and venting in residential and commercial sanitary systems. The piping must be DWV rated. DWV systems maintain neutral air pressure in the drains, allowing the flow of water and sewage down drains and through waste pipes by gravity. As such, it is critical that a downward slope be maintained throughout.
Schedule 40 fittings are pressure fittings used for potable water, chilled water, irrigation, golf courses, and pools/spa applications. Applications with high water pressure may require Schedule 80 PVC. Both Schedule 40 and 80 PVC are used widely around the world. Each one has its benefits in different applications. Schedule 40 has thinner walls, so it is best for applications involving relatively low water pressure. Schedule 80 has thicker walls and is able to withstand a higher PSI. This makes it ideal for industrial and chemical applications.
PVC fittings may either have spigot or hub/slip end connections. A spigot end is the equivalent of a male end, and a hub/slip (socket) end is the equivalent of a female end. A spigot end fits into a hub/slip (socket) end. PVC pipe has spigot ends and must connect to hub connections on both ends. PVC fittings are solvent welded to PVC pipe using PVC cement. PVC cement is sticky like glue, but it actually melts plastic, creating a weld between PVC pipe and a fitting.
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