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Offline jennifersmith

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Use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas
« on: April 15, 2014, 05:26:57 PM »
Can I use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas? It is possible or not?

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Re: Use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2014, 06:49:14 AM »
The standard AS/NZS 5601.1:2013
4.4 prohibited types of joints and fittings  (f) capillary joint containing soft solder.

So no you cant use this type of jointing.

Tell me why would you want to?


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Re: Use soldering copper pipe fittings for gas
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2014, 07:08:22 PM »
The standard AS/NZS 5601.1:2013
4.4 prohibited types of joints and fittings  (f) capillary joint containing soft solder.

So no you cant use this type of jointing.

Tell me why would you want to?

I wouldn’t apply this type of jointing. I want to know only that it is possible or not.


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