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Swing Joints

Logan
Logan Member Posts: 1
How many elbos in a proper swing joint and is the length of the nipples important

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  • Charlie from wmass
    Charlie from wmass Member Posts: 4,195
    three

    length depends on pipe diameter.
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  • Prof
    Prof Member Posts: 7
    swing joints - no easy answer

    No easy answer, 3 elbow swing joint is considered the "cats pajamas" for entering a building from a riser from the ground, if it is piped correctly. I have seen more, but less won't do, unless it is a sizzor joint, which is for a different application and then you could still use 4 or more there, depending. If it were easy, they wouldn't have paid me $millions$ over the years to do it right...

    Length of nipples depends on pipe size, but typically 4 to 6 inches (depending).
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