IVIS Construction Inc. rents out mandrel equipment for testing pipe deflection in PVC lines of 6 inches to 30 inches.
When and why should you be checking your lines?
You should be checking your lines for deflection in the first 30 days and after 30 days. The reason you should be checking deflection is pipe warpage.
Key Guidelines for deflection testing
- 5%: Service less than 30 days
- 7.5%: Service 30 days and over