Essentials of
Plumbing

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Unit III: Installang Waste Systems

About this Unit

The waste system is that part of a piping system that carries liquid and semisolid waste to a point of disposal. The waste system includes venting for elimination of sewer gases. This unit covers the classification of piping used in a waste system, the measurement of piping, and the preparation of piping material for installation. This unit also covers the identification of fittings and the use of joint connections.

Table of Contents
(Select a Lesson)

Part 1: Waste Systems and Materials

Classifying Types of Piping
Measuring Pipes
Preparing Piping Materials
Working with Rigid Plastic Pipe
Working with Galvanized Steel Pipe
Working with Rigid Copper Tubing

 Review Exercise

Part 2:  Roughing In Waste Systems

Installing Sewer Pipelines
Installing Drain Lines and Stacks
Venting the Waste System
Installing Piping Material
Supporting Pipeline Runs
Testing the System for Leaks

Review Exercise

Examination


Primary Content Provider: U.S. Army
Publisher: SweetHaven Publishing Services

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Last Modified: February 16, 2005