A 1/16" hole in a 300 psi line requires less than a pound of force to seal.
well within the capabilities of a scrap of rubber convered with a hose
Another technique is to whip with copper wire and then solder.
Analysis and improvisation work when the "correct" stuff isn't at hand, or
too costly, often better. Many factory parts are cost-reduced to bare
minimum performance for the task, and you can cobble up something stronger
than the original.
I did a line repair one time on something inside a reach in
cooler. Cut open a length of ACR tubing, and put that around
the bad part. Dribble some solder in, and it held. I didn't
think of wrapping with copper wire, and then solder. Thanks
for an interesting idea.
I susepct the copper plug will leak enough to be a problem,
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