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Old 08-29-2012, 02:51 PM   #1
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ABS Trap Arm to PVC or ABS P-Trap?

This is for a basic wet bar sink. What would be the best option for the P-Trap with an ABS trap arm? Can I just stay with ABS on the P-Trap and thereby avoid doing a PVC/ABS union? Are ABS P-Traps in residential plumbing typically allowed by code?


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Use a slip joint trap and you can use any material that is common in your locality.


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We prefer PVC for undersink even though we plumb the main drains with ABS.

The pvc looks cleaner, and seems to last a little longer. Tubular ABS gets real brittle over time.
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