Pipe & Tubing Data


Pipe Data

Density (lbs./cu.in.) / Approx. Tensile Strength (PSI @ 73°F)
Steel: 0.2836 / 60,000
Aluminum (6061): 0.098 / 30,000
300 Series Stainless: 0.286 / 75,000
PVC: 0.0498 / 7,940
CPVC: 0.0559 / 8,400
Water: 0.0361 / NA

Nominal Size Average O.D. Average I.D. Nominal Weight per 100 ft.(lbs) Max Work Pressure (PSI) @75°F O.D. Volume of water per 100 ft (gal) I.D. Volume of water per 100 ft (gal)
3/4″ Schd 80 PVC 1.050 0.742 27.8 690 4.50 2.25
3/4″ Schd 40 SS 1.050 0.824 113.1 3225 4.50 2.77
1″ Schd 40 PVC 1.315 1.029 167.9 3079 7.06 4.32
1 1/4″ Schd 40 PVC 1.66 1.36 43.4 370 11.25 7.55
1 1/2″ Schd 40 PVC 1.90 1.59 51.8 330 14.74 10.32
2″ Schd 40 PVC 2.375 2.067 69.5 280 23.01 17.43
2″ Schd 80 PVC 2.375 1.939 94.9 400 23.01 15.34
2″ Schd 10 SS 2.375 2.157 263.8 1835 23.01 18.98
2″ Schd 40 SS 2.375 2.067 365.3 2593 23.01 17.43
4″ Schd 40 PVC 4.50 4.026 204.3 220 82.62 66.13
4″ Schd 80 PVC 4.50 3.826 283.3 324 82.62 59.72
4″ Schd 10 SS 4.50 4.260 561.3 1066 82.62 74.04
4″ Schd 40 SS 4.50 4.026 1079.0 2106 82.62 66.31
4 1/2″ J-55 PVC 5.00 4.56 212.6 176 102.00 84.84
6″ Schd 40 PVC 6.625 6.065 360.9 180 179.07 150.07
8″ Schd 40 PVC 8.625 7.961 545.3 160 303.51 258.58

Tubing Data

Density (lbs./cu.in.) / Approx. Tensile Strength (PSI @ 73°F)
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE): 0.0333 / 2,300
High Density Polyethylene (HDPE): 0.0347 / 4,500
Reinforced Vinyl: 0.0498 / 1,458
Polypropylene: 0.0326 / 5,000
FEP: 0.0758 / 3,000

Nominal Size Average O.D. Average I.D. Nominal Weight per 100 ft.(lbs) Max Work Pressure (PSI) @75°F O.D. Volume of water per 100 ft (gal) I.D. Volume of water per 100 ft (gal) Min bending radius (in)
1/4″ LDPE 0.25 0.170 1.1 120 0.255 0.118 1.0
3/8″ HDPE 0.375 0.250 2.5 300 0.573 0.255 2.5
1/2″ HDPE 0.500 0.375 3.6 225 1.020 0.573 6.0
5/8″ HDPE 0.625 0.50 4.6 150 1.594 1.020 10.0
11/16″ LDPE 0.6875 0.50 7.28 125 1.928 1.020 5.0
3/4″ reinforced vinyl 0.75 0.50 18.0 162 2.295 1.020 4.0