Weight Of Brass Soil, Waste, And Vent Pipe

Nominal Diameter. Inches.

Thickness. Inches.

Weight per Foot. Pounds.

1 1/2

.14

2.8

2

.15

3.8

2 1/2

.20

6.1

3

.21

7.9

3 1/2

.22

9.5

4

.23

11.3

4 1/2

.24

13.1

5

.25

15.4

6

.28

20.0

Brass ferrules should he bell-shaped, extra-heavy cast brass, not less than 4 in. long and 2 1/4 in. in diameter. The least weight of cast-brass ferrules and solder nipples should be as follows:

Weight Of Brass Ferrules And Nipples

Ferrules.

Nipples.

Inside Diameter.

Weight, Each.

Inside Diameter.

Weight, Each.

In.

Lb.

Oz.

In.

Lb.

Oz.

1 1/2

0

8

2

0

14

2 1/4

1

0

2 1/2

1

6

3 1/2

1

12

3

2

0

4 1/2

2

8

4

3

8

Particular care should be taken to inspect all cast-brass ferrules before calking them in place, as they are very liable to have sand holes in them, which will cause annoyance in testing the roughing when finished.

Lead Pipes

The weight of lead pipe should conform to the following table:

Weight Of Lead Soil, Waste, And Vent Pipe

Nominal

Diameter.

Inches.

Weight per Foot. Pounds.

Nominal

Diameter.

Inches.

Weight per Foot.

Pounds.

1 1/4*

1*

2

2 1/2

3

4

3 4 4 1/2

6 8

8

All lead traps and bends should be of the same weight and thickness as their corresponding pipe branches. This grade is known in commerce as D.