PVC Pipe Comparison Chart

To make sure you are ordering the correct size fittings for your project, FORMUFIT has provided the following PVC Size Comparison Chart. Use this charge to see what PVC pipe you have without mesuring by using common household objects. Please note that the objects provided are close, but not exact due to varying dimensions.

PVC Size Actual Pipe Outside
Diameter
PVC Pipe Profile The Outside Diameter of the PVC pipe is about the size of...
1/2" 13/16 in. (0.840 in.) 1/2 inch Size PVC Outside Diameter 1/2 in PVC Size Compare ...a US nickel coin.
3/4" 1-1/16 in. (1.050 in.) 3/4 inch Size PVC Outside Diameter 3/4 in PVC Size Compare ...a US one dollar coin.
1" 1-5/16 in. (1.315 in.) 1 inch Size PVC Outside Diameter 1 in PVC Size Compare ...a US half dollar coin.
1-1/4" 1-5/8 in. (1.660 in.) 1-1/4 inch Size PVC Outside Diameter 1-1/4 in PVC Size Compare ...a golf ball.
1-1/2" 1-7/8 in. (1.900 in.) 1-1/2 inch Size PVC Outside Diameter 1-1/2 in PVC Size Compare ...the inside ring of a drink can.
2" 2-3/8 in. (2.375 in.) 2 inch Size PVC Outside Diameter 2 in PVC Size Compare ...a pool ball.