What is the inside diameter of 3/4 PEX pipe?
|PEX Tubing size (CTS/Nominal)||Outside Diameter (OD)||Weight lbs/100ft|
Thereof, how do you measure the diameter of a PEX pipe?
Take a string or piece of paper (or flexible tape measure), wrap it once around the pipe, mark it, and measure it. If it's about 1.5", you have 1/2" pipe. If it's about 2.5", you have 3/4" pipe.
Furthermore, is PEX the same size as copper? The OD of PEX is normally the same as copper, which is 1/8 more than the nominal size. For example, "1/2 inch" copper or PEX is 5/8 OD. 2. PEX needs thicker walls than copper.
Similarly, you may ask, what do the different colors of PEX pipe mean?
The Colors of PEX Tubing. It is available in red, blue, and white to make classification of water lines easier (red for hot, blue for cold, white for supply lines or single-color systems). The color of PEX does not change any of the tubing's ratings.
Can I run 3 4 PEX to shower?
The key is how much will be running at the same time. One 1/2" pex line feeding two showerheads is close to that tubing's max flow depending on the hot/cold mix. 3/4" pex is somewhat larger than 1/2" copper, and 3/4" copper is probably a good size for a bathroom group.