compression fitting


  #1  
Old 08-09-17, 01:59 PM
S
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 265
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
compression fitting

you know how a compression fitting goes on copper and cinches up on threads on the other pipe. Is there a compression type fitting that goes on copper that makes the other threaded end??
 
  #2  
Old 08-09-17, 04:30 PM
B
Member
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Ct.,USA
Posts: 2,512
Received 163 Votes on 146 Posts
If you are connecting 2 pieces of copper tubing together you need 2 ferrules, 2 compression nuts and a coupling to interface with the ferrules and provide threads for attaching the compression nuts. Hope this helps.
 
  #3  
Old 08-09-17, 04:31 PM
PJmax's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 68,820
Received 2,679 Votes on 2,431 Posts
A compression fitting compresses on the copper pipe. The fitting has the threads...not the pipe.

Do you mean a male versus female compression fitting ?
What are you trying to do ?

Name:  compression.jpg
Views: 413
Size:  42.6 KB
 
  #4  
Old 08-10-17, 05:34 AM
J
Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 5,005
Received 123 Votes on 108 Posts
Hard to tell from your description exactly what it is your asking.
Are you trying to connect copper tubing to a threaded pipe?
If so you need one of these.
https://www.mscdirect.com/browse/tnp...IaAp7OEALw_wcB
 
  #5  
Old 08-10-17, 11:19 AM
Handyone's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: U.S.
Posts: 5,449
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
There are compression fittings that will adapt standard 1/2" (5/8" OD) copper to 1/2" pipe threads.

I would recommend a sharkbite adapter which is easier to install. Just cut the pipe square, debur it and clean the copper with emery cloth.
Mark the copper first with a pencil at 7/8" depth to ensure the fitting is pushed on to full depth/fully seated.
A push on fitting is fully seated at around 3/4".
SharkBite 1/2 in. Brass Push-to-Connect x Male Pipe Thread Adapter-U120LFA - The Home Depot
 
  #6  
Old 08-10-17, 02:11 PM
S
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 265
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
got it..
btw will this tube cutter work on CSSX HomeFlex gas line???? for cutting it precisely..

RIDGID 32975 Model 103 Close Quarters Tubing Cutter, 1/8-inch to 5/8-inch Tube | eBay
 
  #7  
Old 08-10-17, 02:27 PM
Handyone's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: U.S.
Posts: 5,449
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
I don't want to be rude but stop everything you are doing and ignore what I posted.

When you are talking compression fittings, you are talking water, not gas.

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html

See the link above to insert pictures or call the local gas company for specs.
 
  #8  
Old 08-10-17, 02:43 PM
ray2047's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 33,575
Received 15 Votes on 13 Posts
STOP.
CSSX HomeFlex gas line
That isn't copper tubing. Answers given apply to copper tubing not corrugated stainless steel gas tubing that requires different types of fittings.
 

Last edited by ray2047; 08-10-17 at 04:05 PM.
  #9  
Old 08-10-17, 03:59 PM
PJmax's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 68,820
Received 2,679 Votes on 2,431 Posts
You also need to use a cutter designed for stainless steel pipe.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: