This high-quality, durable Schedule 40 PVC Reducing Bushing features openings of 1 inch x 1/4 inch. This Schedule 40 PVC fitting is used for a variety of cold-water applications in residential, industrial and commercial settings. Common uses of the include residential and commercial plumbing, cold-water returns, potable water sytems and more. As with all Schedule 40 PVC fittings, as the temperature of the media transported is increased, the pressure rating is decreased. For warmer temperatures, CPVC fittings are recommended. For low pressure applications, DWV fittings are recommended.