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pvc bends #214150
10/17/14 09:34 AM
10/17/14 09:34 AM
triple  Offline OP
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Is a pvc bend radius ever so large that it no longer counts as a bend? I'm referringto buried pvc that may have a gradual curve. To exaggerate, consider a pipe that eventually turns 180 degrees but takes 500' to do it.

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Re: pvc bends [Re: triple] #214151
10/17/14 09:46 AM
10/17/14 09:46 AM
HotLine1  Offline

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Brick, NJ USA
The example may be considered a very large elongated sweep.

Seriously, IMHO a short answer is no!

Re: pvc bends [Re: triple] #214156
10/17/14 06:41 PM
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ghost307  Offline
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Chicago Illinois USA
I've seen gigantic bend radii in underground phone conduit.
The short answer is that a 90 degree bend is a 90 degree bend.

Re: pvc bends [Re: triple] #214158
10/18/14 12:15 PM
10/18/14 12:15 PM
Yoopersup  Offline
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A lot of Cables including HV have required bending Radius ,
Thus long radius 90's.


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