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Old 09-05-2009, 06:59 PM   #16
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OH you peesky inspectors.........


IMO what you did is fine and I don't believe that the bushing you used are cast.

KC is right about cast bushings in the IFGC and I even loked it up in the UPC same wording.

I don't use bushings unless space is an issure but I have never been failed for using black iron bushings.

Best that you can do is talk with your local code office for advice.

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I think these are actually labeled as Black Steel on the packages for the bushings.

If they are steel bushings and not cast iron, is there anything to prohibit there use?

Jamie

The code doesn't say anything about cast bushings or black iron bushings... It says bushings which would include bushings of any type material. For this reason . I choose not to use them.. I don't want to remove & re-pipe when I get turned down...This is the reason I only use bell reducers, reducing t's , ells, etc,
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Kenmac, I quoted code verbatim in my post. Code prohibits cast iron bushings specifically.

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