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Why are U bends used?

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6y, 4m agoPosted 6 years, 4 months ago
What is there advantage over a gradual bend in the pipe?
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6y, 4m agoPosted 6 years, 4 months ago
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#1
to stop smells coming back up from the drains
#2
When do you mean? Sink, Toilet, somewhere else.

A U bend under a sink or toilet provides are area for water to gather (in the base of the "U") so that gases and smells do not come back up the pipe from outside.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trap_(plumbing)
#3
Wow, I feel so stupid now. Thats pretty clever.
#4
To catch your gold chain when you drop it down the sink.
#5
greg_68
To catch your gold chain when you drop it down the sink.


I wear a phat rope chain like RUN DMC used to, so no worries for me there.
#6
thesaint
greg_68
To catch your gold chain when you drop it down the sink.


I wear a phat rope chain like RUN DMC used to, so no worries for me there.


I take it you do wash don't you? http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/giggle1.gif

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