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Can you glue PVC pipe fittings?

Views:3     Author:Site Editor     Publish Time: 2019-08-03      Origin:Site

PVC pipe fittings for various residential applications, from piping systems to many cool process projects. However, when using PVC fittings, the headache is adhesive fittings. A process involves applying primer to the outside of the pipe and inside the pipe, cleaning and prepreg PVC.. After about 10 seconds, then apply the cement to the same area, then insert the pipe tightly into the joint and let the cement solidify. If you have a slight connection problem, you may need to cut the casing and reconnect. hence, what should be noted when connecting PVC fittings? Let's talk about it.

 

Steps to connect:

 

Cutting PVC pipe

Remove tube burrs

Marked PVC pipe fittings

Smear cement

Connect and stay connected

Solve problems

 

Cutting PVC pipe

 

First, measure the bad part with a vernier and mark the part to be cut with a marker. Then use a fine-toothed saw and a self-made guide to mark the part of the saw that needs to be cut clean. The square tube ends are tightly mounted in the joint, allowing for a sufficient contact area for the solvent binder to function. They also make the inner surface smoother for better water flow. So try to cut out the square port.

 

Remove tube burrs

 

Use a sandpaper to remove the burr. If it is not removed, it may be blocked by the burrs. If it is clogged, the PVC pipe will malfunction. Outside the pipe will interfere with good fit; inside, it will block debris and cause blockage, making it difficult to effluent.

 

Marked PVC pipe fittings

 

When drying the PVC connector, mark its direction. This is much easier than adjusting the fit when the cement hardens. When you apply solvent binders to pipes and fittings and press them together, you only have a few seconds to align and then stick the parts together. Use these markers to align joints and tubing when connected with solvent adhesive.

 

Smear cement

 

Wipe the inside of the joint and the outside of the pipe with a PVC primer. Apply a layer of solvent PVC cement evenly on the inside of the pipe and outside the pipe. To prevent excess solvent adhesive from being pushed into the water pipe, do not apply too much on the inside of the socket on the connector. The twisted joint helps to evenly apply the solvent binder to ensure that the joint is secure. If you do the alignment marks, make sure they are aligned with each other. Secure the tubing and fittings together for approximately 15 seconds until the cement is stuck. If you loosen it immediately, the pipe may push out the connector, causing the connector to be weak.

 

Connect and stay connected

 

Force the tube into the desired depth and hold it for two minutes. To obtain a reliable seal, you must use a solvent formulated for the pipe. They all contain corrosive solvents and binders, so be careful to drip and spill. And then you need to wipe off the excess cement.

 

Solve problems

 

If the assembled PVC pipe fittings do not reach the pre-drilled hole, the PVC pipe is dry and installed, forgetting to leave extra length. Reassemble the connector and place the cut old connector aside, just in case it will be used.

 

Solvent vapors in PVC primers and cement can make you dizzy and harmful to your health. Use a special primer and solvent binder to connect PVC pipe fittings to ensure proper ventilation or to wear approved organic vapor respirators. Be careful when connecting PVC pipe fittings. It is best to find a professional plumbing staff. If you encounter any problems, please feel free to contact us.


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