How to Cut Chrome Brass Pipe
Chrome brass pipes can be used for a lot of building jobs and are commonly used for the piping of kitchen sinks. Cutting a chrome brass pipe can be a really easy task to complete if you have the right tools and know-how. Use this step-by-step guide for help on finishing the job in no time. The tools and materials required for the job are given below.
Step 1 - Clamp the Pipe
The first step before you start actually cutting the pipe is to clamp the pipe to a sturdy surface. This can be your worktable in your personal workshop.
Step 2 - Cut the Pipe
You have to understand why you are using a hacksaw for cutting a chrome brass pipe. The job can also be done by using a chrome brass pipe slice. The strong chrome material however can usually cause severe damage to your slice. Using a hacksaw is the best you can do to cut the pipe. After you have clamped the pipe well, cut the pipe to your required length using the hacksaw in steady back and forth motions.
Step 3 - Get Rid of Burs
After you have cut the chrome brass pipe, burs will be formed where you have made the cut. Use abrasive paper to rub the edge of the pipe to get rid of any burs that are formed. You will end up with a smooth finish. Your task is complete.