Spacing Of Lead Pipe Tacks

Size of

Pipe.

Inches.

Vertical Pipe.

Horizontal Pipe.

Hot. Inches.

Cold. Inches.

Hot. Inches.

Cold. Inches.

3/8

18

24

12

16

1/2

19

25

14

17

5/8

20

26

15

18

3/4

21

27

16

19

1

22

28

17

20

1 1/4

23

29

18

21

1 1/2

24

30

18

22

Tacks are spaced closer on hot than on cold pipes, as lead is much more liable to sag when heated.

Length Of Wipe Joints For Lead Pipe

Diameter of Pipe. Inches.

Length of Joint.

Inches.

1/2

2 1/8

5/8

2 1/4

3/4

2 1/2

1

2 3/4

Diameter of Pipe. Inches.

Length of Joint.

Inches.

1 1/4 water

3

l 1/4 waste

2

1 1/2 water

3 1/4

1 1/2 waste

2 1/4

Diameter of Pipe.

Inches.

Length of Joint.

Inches.

2 waste

2 1/4

2 1/2 waste

2 1/2

3 waste

2 1/2

4 waste

3