BCV0510C Plumbing I C

This course introduces trainees to the different types of plastic pipe and fittings used in plumbing applications, including ABS, PVC, CPVC, PE, PEX and PB. Describes how to measure, cut, join and support plastic pipe according to manufacturer's instructions and applicable codes. Also discusses pressure testing of plastic pipe once installed. Discusses sizing, labeling and applications of copper pipe and fittings and reviews the types of valves that can be used on copper pipe systems. Explains proper methods for cutting, joining and installing copper pipe. Also addresses installation, pressure testing, seismic codes and handling and storage requirements. Introduces trainees to hub and spigot and no-hub cast iron pipe and fittings and their applications in DWV systems. Reviews material properties, storage and handling requirements and fittings and valves. Covers joining methods, installation and testing. Discusses threading, labeling and sizing of steel pipe and reviews the differences between domestic and imported pipe. Covers the proper technique for measuring, cutting, threading, joining and hanging steel pipe. Also reviews corrugated stainless steel tubing. Lab fee required.

Terms Typically Offered:Fall, Spring, Summer

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.