This something I do quite often yet I always struggle with. The bends always come out looking funny. Does anyone have a tried and true method for doing this? I'm getting sick of trial and error.
What problem are you having? A standard elbow is 1.5 times the nominal diameter, so the centerline radius of a 6" pipe is 9", then oftset that centerline by half the actual pipe diameter (6.625 / 2 = 3.3125), connect the ends and that's an elbow.
There are several third party piping products out there, among them are :
See if this helps...
Draw two 10' long, 4.5" OD conduits intersecting at 90° at the southwest point (imagine the capital letter "L").
Once you get the hang of it, you can easily consolidate this process to about 3-4 steps. HTH !
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