Use 3-inch drain piping only with proper slope

Scott, Joe
May 1998
Contractor Magazine;May98, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p62
Trade Publication
Opinion. Presents information on how to use 3-inch sanitary drainage piping. How drainage piping is sized; Indication that piping needs to be sloped, so as to get scouring action; Reference to the development of a formula which determines the velocity of flow through drainage piping; In-depth look at sanitary drainage piping.


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