Schedule 40/80 PVC Pipe & Fitting Specifications
PVC Schedule 40 fittings will be white in color, while PVC Schedule 80 fittings will be dark gray in color. This color code applies to both pressure and drainage patterns. Fitting diameters, 18", 20", & 24" as a customer option, may also e constructed from SDR-26 or SDR-41 pipe dependent upon the pressure rating required (i.e. 160 psi or 100 psi).Buy the Right PVC Pipe: Schedule 40 vs Schedule 80,Schedule 40 and Schedule 80 Color Generally, schedule 40 pipe is white in color, while schedule 80 is often gray to distinguish it from 40. PVC is available in many colors though, so be sure to check labels when purchasing.Crush Strength and Flexibility of Thermoplastic Piping - PPFA,PPFA PUBLICATIONS Crush Strength and Flexibility of Thermoplastic Piping. The applicability of the term "crush strength" to piping made of thermoplastic materials is a cause for concern to users, producers and installers when these products are subjected to external loads such as those encountered in underground installations.