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Topic: Pipes 


 Standard 13.  Understands pipe cutting and joining
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Knows measuring and threading techniques (e.g., use of fitting dimension tables to determine fitting allowances and thread makeup; calculating end-to-end measurements; threading pipe with power-driven vise or pipe-threading machine)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows measuring techniques
     2.Knows threading techniques
     3.Knows how to use fitting dimension tables
     4.Knows how to determine fitting allowances
     5.Knows how to determine thread makeup
     6.Knows how to calculate end-to-end measurements
     7.Knows how to use power-driven vise
     8.Knows how to use pipe-threading machine
   Benchmark 4.Knows joining techniques, including soldering and welding
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows joining techniques
     2.Knows joint soldering techniques
     3.Knows joint welding techniques
   Benchmark 5.Knows types and uses of fixtures and appliances that require plumbing (e.g., faucets, traps, tubs, garbage disposal, dishwasher, water heater, water closet)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows types and uses of fixtures
     2.Knows types and uses of appliances
     3.Knows types and uses of faucets
     4.Knows types and uses of traps
     5.Knows types and uses of tubs
     6.Knows types and uses of garbage disposals
     7.Knows types and uses of dishwashers
     8.Knows types and uses of water heaters
     9.Knows types and uses of water closets