When using compression fittings on copper pipe I've always hand-tightened p
lus half a turn. I think it was just a rule of thumb taught to me by my Dad
. I was wondering, however, how tight I should make a compression fitting t
o plastic pipe - more/less/same? My intuition is saying it should be the sa
If it makes any difference the pipe in question is 15mm Hep2O barrier pipe
and I am connecting to a TRV. Incidentally, I am aware of the importance of
using an insert.
On Tuesday, 16 April 2019 11:24:15 UTC+1, John Rumm wrote:
Thanks John, that's good to know. I suppose even though the pipe might be plastic it still has rigidity from a metal insert.
I did read somewhere that a copper olive should be used, as opposed to a harder brass one, so that should help with the feel.
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