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Will A Couple Elbows in MDPE Pipe Affect Pressure?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by ToastyToes, 6 Dec 2018.

  1. ToastyToes

    ToastyToes

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    Hello,

    I have a 25mm pipe entering the property which I need to run a couple elbows on to take the supply straight up to the new cylinder in the bathroom.

    Just wondering if this is likely to cause noticeable reduction in pressure by adding elbows?

    The first elbow is about 10m from the outside stop cock and the second elbow within a foot or two from the first elbow.

    Thanks
     
  2. terryplumb

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    Pressure will be unaffected.
    Flow rate would , but to no appreciable level.
     
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    You gotta do what you gotta do!
    In a perfect world, roads wouldn't have elbows... Or bends... Or speed humps... Or anyone else on them but me :D
     
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  5. ianmcd

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    As already mentioned you are mixing pressure up with flow rate, the pressure is when nothing is being used so no fittings will make any difference, flow rate is when you open an outlet and how fast the water comes out
     
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