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Consists of various shapes of pipes and fittings made of cast-iron, and used for drains and sewer pipes.
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cast-iron pipe, cast-iron soil pipe
A pipe fabricated of an iron alloy containing carbon and silicon; usually lined with cement or coal-tar enamel and coated externally with one of a variety of materials to reduce corrosion by soils; known technically as gray cast-iron pipe.
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