Gas pipes


Old 06-11-03, 10:31 AM
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I'm moving some gas appliances in my house and need to run several new lengths of pipe. All the existing work is in galvanized steel, but I understand the standard is now black iron. Can I mix and match the two? Is there any good reason not to keep using galvanized, i.e. should i back up all the way to the meter and redo it all with iron?
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Old 06-11-03, 11:14 AM
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You can use either or, you can't use black pipe in water distrubution.
Old 06-11-03, 05:12 PM
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You can also mix the two, and the black is cheaper, so I would go with it... The galvanized is more resistant to moisture of course, but for interior purposes, I wouldn't worry about using it...
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Aha! That helps a lot. Thank you both.
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