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Schedule 80 Versus Schedule 40

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by MEXANDME, May 20, 2013.

  1. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,308

    Agreed. Steel + water = corrosion .... galvanized or not. The only good reason to use galvanized steel for any water application is cost.
  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,694

    I don't see too many pumps with bronze cases. They manage with cast iron. So do the top Griswold valves.
  3. cjohn2000

    cjohn2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 554

    Just watch out for the molded nipples
  4. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,911

    I learned this the hard way last year...

    Now i pay attention in my well pit's. It seems a good well guy will put in either a Galvi Nipple or a sch 80 toe nipple to a union....

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