How Tight To Tighten A Pvc Fitting To A Brass Fitting


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Old 03-08-06, 03:15 PM
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How Tight To Tighten A Pvc Fitting To A Brass Fitting

I Have A Male Threaded Pvc Fitting That I Was Going To Conect To A Brass Fitting.my Question Is How Many Turns Do You Turn It Past Hand Tighten. Also I Was Woundering Do You Use Teflon Tape And Pipe Dope Or Just One Ot The Two.i Also Have A Brass Fitting I Want To Conect To A Outside Hose Bib. Same Question For It.
 
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Old 03-08-06, 05:06 PM
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Use teflon or pipe dope on both jobs. Tighten the PVC just slightly more than hand tight and check for leaks. Easier to tighten more than replace the fitting. Brass, I don't think you will break it but you don't have to kill it either. Tighten firmly. Good luck.
 
 

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