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Gorilla PVC Set & Cure Schedules*

Average Initial Set Schedule for Gorilla PVC solvent cement:

Temperature
Range

Pipe Sizes
1/2″ to 1-1/4″

Pipe Sizes
1-1/2″ to 2″

Pipe Sizes
2-1/2″ to 8″

Pipe Sizes
10″ to 15″

Pipe Sizes
15″ +

60°- 100° F
40°- 60° F
0°- 40° F

2.5 minutes
7 minutes
15 minutes

6 minutes
13 minutes
23 minutes

38 minutes
3 hours
18 hours

2.5 hours
11 hours
36 hours

5 hours
21 hours
72 hours

Note: Initial Set Schedule is the necessary time to allow before the joint can be carefully handled.

Average joint Cure Schedule for Gorilla PVC solvent cement:

Relative
Humidity 60%
or Less

Cure Time
Pipe Sizes
1/2″ to 1-1/4″

Cure Time
Pipe Sizes
1-1/2″ to 2″

Cure Time
Pipe Sizes
2-1/2″ to 8″

Cure Time
Pipe Sizes
10″ to 15″

Cure Time
Pipe Sizes
15″ +

Temperature range during assembly and cure periods

Up to
160 psi

Above 160
to 370 psi

Up to
160 psi

Above 160
to 370 psi

Up to
160 psi

Above 160
to 370 psi

Up to 100 psi

Up to 100 psi

60°- 100° F
40°- 60° F
0°- 40° F

19 min
27 min
45 min

7.5 hrs
16 hrs
72 hrs

38 min
1 hour
1.5 hrs

15 hrs
32 hrs
144 hrs

2 hrs
5 hrs
108 hrs

30 hrs
64 hrs
12 days

60 hrs
128 hrs
12 days

90 hrs
8 days
21 days

Note: Joint Cure Schedule is the necessary time to allow before pressurizing the system. In damp or humid weather allow 50% more cure time.

Additional Note: These figures are estimates based on laboratory tests using water. Extended set & cure times are required for chemical applications.

*Due to the many variables in the field, these figures should be used as a general guide only.

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