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Old 01/02/2018, 01:09 AM   #1
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Piping up the jebao dcp-5000

What is the best way to couple the pump to my 3/4" return pipework?

I have hard plumbed down to the pump, then I was going to use flexible PVC clear pipe from pump to pipework (to reduce vibration), but how does all this fit together, what fittings do I need?

Does the clear PVC pipe just push into the Jebao coupling? does it need to be glued?

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Old 01/02/2018, 06:11 AM   #2
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Those fittings should accept standard size PVC pipe which would need to be glued in.


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Old 01/02/2018, 11:30 AM   #3
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Only pvc pipe goes into the fittings, not clear.


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Old 02/22/2018, 01:17 PM   #4
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You can go flex if desired

If you have your heart set on flexible you could glue a pcv threaded female end and add a threaded connector with a barbed end for attaching clear flexible...


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Old 02/22/2018, 06:11 PM   #5
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No need for flex on a DCP pump.. Vibrations are not an issue..
Hard pipe right down to it..


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Old 02/23/2018, 07:35 AM   #6
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i agree with mcgyvr.

I have a dcp 1000 i think is the model. I installed it this time last year it just runs runs and runs. never been cleaned or turned off. You can not hear it running and its hard plumbed


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Old 02/23/2018, 01:20 PM   #7
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same here, got 2 dcp pump hard plumbed to the pump and no vibration at all.


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