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    In the Trades ilya's Avatar
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    hi everyone. Please do tell the maximum total degrees of bend permissible before a drain joins the main stack under IPC? I couldnt do a search that wanted to work. Thanks
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    135* before the vent

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    Your question is ambiguous. It is usually 135 degrees before the vent, but after the vent there is no limitation other than there be cleanouts whenever the line turns more than a total of 90 degrees.
    Last edited by hj; 02-07-2010 at 05:58 AM.

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