Solvent cement drying time

How long should PVC cement dry for?

PIPE DIAMETER
Up to 2" or 16-63mm 2 1/2" - 4" or 75mm - 110mm 5" and above or 125mm - 315mm
Temp max 10 bar max 16 bar max 10 bar max 16 bar max 10 bar max 16 bar
> 10°C 2 4 4 8 8 16
5 - 10°C 4 8 8 16 16 32

 

* These times are applicable to Griffon Cement.
* Solvent cement setting times are given for guidance only and can vary depending on a number of factors

PVC Cement Usage Recommendations

Nominal Bore Number of Joints Type / Size of Brush Number of People
3/8" - 1/2" or 16mm - 20mm 1300 4mm round 1
3/4" - 1" or 25mm - 32mm 650 8mm round 1
1 1/4"" - 2" or 40mm - 63mm 160 1" Flat 1
2 1/2" or 75mm 90 2" Flat 1
3" or 90mm 70 2" Flat 2
4" or 110mm 30 3" Flat 2
5" - 6" or 140mm - 160mm 20 3" Flat 3
8" or 225mm 12 3" Flat 3
10" or 250mm - 280mm 8 3" Flat 3
12" or 315mm 4 3" Flat 3