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    crrobbins7 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Feb 25, 2007, 03:14 PM
    How thick is the lead in a lead joint
    Im getting ready to take the Indiana pluming test and I was wanting to know how thick the lead
    Is suppose to be in the hub of the cast iron.
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    Feb 25, 2007, 03:27 PM
    The 2003 Uniform Plumbing Code says to a depth of not less than one inch.

    After caulking, the finished joint shall not extend more than 1/8 of an inch below the rim of the hub.

    I'd double check the code book you've trained with, though.
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    Feb 25, 2007, 05:21 PM
    Thanks for the answer I was told 1 inch I just wanted to be sure before I went.

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