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Iplex’s PVC-U Drain Waste & Vent (DWV) system is one of the most comprehensive on the market with a full range from 40mm to 375mm in diameter. As a pioneer in the development and marketing of PVC systems for DWV applications Iplex is well known for its excellent product quality.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can DWV pipe be installed in sunlight?

Yes, DWV pipe and fittings contain UV absorber (Ti02) and can be installed in direct sunlight.

How deep or shallow can I bury DWV pipe?

Refer to AS/NZS 2566 and AS/NZS 2032.

Can I encase DWV pipes in concrete?

Yes, refer to AS/NZS 2032.

What is a safe span if installed above the ground?

Maximum spacing of pipe supports for non-pressure pipes AS/NZS 2032:2006

Nominal size of pipe Graded pipelines Vertical pipelines
32 0.90 1.80
40/50 1.00 2.00
65-150 1.20 2.50
>150 1.50 3.00
Does DWV contain lead?

The manufacture of DWV pipe and fittings use no heavy metal stabilisers.