PVC pressure fittings are for pressure systems where temperatures will not exceed 140°F. They are resilient, with high-tensile and high-impact strength. Installation requires the use of primer and solvent cement. About Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company Charlotte Pipe and Foundry is the only manufacturer that offers a system of ABS, PVC, CPVC, cast iron, FlowGuard Gold and ChemDrain pipe and fittings for residential and commercial plumbing systems. Makers of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry offers the industry's broadest product offering of standard and specialty DWV products. Charlotte Pipe and Foundry was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC. The company is American-owned and American-made, with seven plant locations across the United States. Combining modern technology with more than a century of craftsmanship and experience, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry has a proud legacy of commitment to the industry and its customers. Charlotte Pipe and Foundry History In 1901 W. Frank Dowd recognized the need for plumbing pipe in the newly industrialized, post-war South. To answer this need he built a small foundry in Charlotte, North Carolina to produce cast iron soil pipe and fittings. The original Charlotte Pipe and Foundry employed 25 men. Since then, Charlotte Pipe has been a trusted manufacturer of plumbing systems. We are the nation's top maker of cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings, producing the industry's broadest range of standard and specialty DWV products. In fact, we're the only manufacturer that offers a complete system of cast iron, PVC, CPVC, ABS, FlowGuard Gold and ChemDrain pipe and fittings for residential and commercial applications. All of our products are proudly made in the U.S.A. and meet all ASTM requirements. In order to best serve their customers, Charlotte Pipe has manufacturing plants strategically located in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Texas and Utah. Charlotte Pipe is headquartered in Charlotte, NC and has seven plant locations across the United States. All of our products are exclusively made in the USA and are distributed around the world. We employ more than 1,500 loyal, hard-working Americans and are guided by the philosophy of our founder - produce the best possible product and provide the best possible service for the customer. We are able to accomplish this by combining modern technology with over a century of American craftsmanship and experience. Mission Statement: Integrity is our foundation, meeting the expectations of our customers, associates and owners is our commitment. General Information PVC fittings are easy to install, light in weight and have smooth, interior walls. These are designed for domestic water applications. FEATURES PVC DWV (Drain, Waste, Vent) Used in gravity-fed waste elimination systems and are for Non-Pressure systems where temperatures will not exceed 140° F. Precision Measured ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Made in the USA ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ PVC Schedule 80 Pipe and Fitting System PVC Schedule 80 pipe and fittings are for pressure applications where the temperature will not exceed 140° F. Schedule 80 has a thicker wall than Schedule 40, therefore it has a higher pressure rating. It is highly durable and easy to install. Installation requires the use of both primer and solvent cement. PVC DWV Pipe and Fitting System PVC Schedule 40 is highly durable, with high tensile and impact strength. It is easy to install and has better sound deadening qualities than PVC Schedule 40 DWV Foam Core. Installation requires the use of primer and solvent cement. For DWV applications, gradual sloping DWV fittings must be used. ConnecTite ConnecTite products can make repair projects a snap by eliminating the need for additional products such as solvents or glue. These fittings allow for the user to place repairs and fittings easily into production where needed. ABS DWV Pipe and Fitting System ABS Plus is for drain, waste and vent purposes only. It is for Non-Pressure systems where temperatures will not exceed 140° F. It is lightweight, has a PVC core, requires no special tools for cutting and is easily installed by solvent cementing (no primer required).
- DRAIN, WASTE, VENT: Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) White pipe and fittings are used in sanitary drain, waste, and vent (DWV), sewer and storm drainage applications
- NOT FOR PRESSURE USE: They are used in gravity-fed waste elimination systems and are for Non-Pressure systems where temperatures will not exceed 140° F.
- CHARLOTTE PIPE PVC: It is non-toxic and meets the most stringent standards in the industry. NSF Standard 14. ASTM D 1784 & ASTM D 2665 & ASTM D 3311
- EASY TO INSTALL: PVC is lightweight, They require no special tools for cutting, and can be installed with solvent cementing, threading, flanging, and roll-grooved joining.
- MADE IN THE USA: For over a century, Charlotte Pipe has been manufacturing pipe and fittings, employing more than 1,400 loyal, hard-working Americans. All of our products are proudly made in the USA.