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Topic:  Pipes 

Construction

 Standard 13.  Understands pipe cutting and joining
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows types and uses of pipe (e.g., soil, waste, vent, steel, copper, plastic) and their associated fittings (e.g., elbows, unions, branches)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows types of pipes
     2.Knows types of fittings
     3.Knows uses of pipes
     4.Knows uses of fittings
     5.Knows uses of soil pipe
     6.Knows uses of waste pipe
     7.Knows uses of vent pipe
     8.Knows uses of elbow fitting
     9.Knows uses of union fitting
     10.Knows uses of branch fitting
   Benchmark 2.Knows pipe cutting techniques based on pipe type, materials, and tools (e.g., cutting plastic pipe with a portable band saw, cutting steel pipe with a one-wheel and with a four-wheel steel-pipe cutter, cutting copper tubing or pipe with a hacksaw or with a tubing cutter, cutting ductile iron with a cutting torch)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows techniques for cutting different types of pipe
     2.Knows techniques for cutting plastic pipe
     3.Knows techniques for cutting copper pipe
     4.Knows techniques for cutting copper tubing
     5.Knows techniques for cutting ductile iron
     6.Knows techniques for cutting steel pipe
     7.Knows techniques for cutting with a portable band saw
     8.Knows techniques for cutting with a one-wheel pipe cutter
     9.Knows techniques for cutting with a four-wheel pipe cutter
     10.Knows techniques for cutting with a hacksaw
     11.Knows techniques for cutting with a tubing cutter
     12.Knows techniques for cutting with a cutting torch