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MEASURING PIPES

Use the following to determine pipe measurements with pipe engagements and fitting dimensions:

Pipe Measurements

 

The example below shows the computation used for an end-to-center measurement.

End-to-center Measurement

 

Center-to-Center Measurement. Use the formula: length of pipe equals center-to-center measurement minus both fitting dimensions plus both pipe engagements.

Center-to-Center Measurement

 

The example below shows the computation used for a center-to-center measurement.

Center-to-Center Measurement Computation

 

Face-to-Face Measurement. Use the formula: length of pipe equals face-to-face measurement plus both pipe engagements.

Face-to-Face Measurement

 

The example below shows the computation used for a face-to-face measurement.

Face-to-Face Measurement Computation

 


David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015