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Tutorial for Kitchen PVC pipe connections

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PVC is great to use in the kitchen because it is an inert and stable material that resists corrosion. It is also very cheap material that is easy and quick to install. A minimal amount of tools and skills are needed to install PVC pipes properly at home. The PVC pipe, generally used for conveying water and wastewater. It is a long-lasting product which can be joined using solvents, heat and o-rings.

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Different types of fittings

Here is a list of the main PVC fittings used:

  • Straight fittings
  • Elbows
  • The branches
  • The panties
  • Buffers
  • The reductions

Among different kinds of PVC pipe, the one used in almost all home irrigation and plumbing is typically white and designed for portable use. There is a specific interior type that can use for hot and cold water. White PVC is also used for hygiene conveyance from the home to a respective disposal method, also can be used for potable water, if you want to run three or four-inch water pipe.

Benefits of using PVC pipe connections in a kitchen

PVC fittings are cheap and easy to install. On the other hand, there is a significant expansion in the material. Some benefits of PVC pipe connections in the kitchen are:

  • Lightweight: Plastic pipes are light in weight, tough, resistant to chemical attack and available in large lengths.
  • Cost efficient: They reduce the cost of handling, transportation and installation.
  • Watertight joints: Less number of joints facilitates the speed and reduces chances of leakage.
  • Flexibility: PVC pipes have good elastic properties.
  • Coefficient of Friction: Smooth internal surface of the pipes offers less friction. It saves energy in the conveyance of water due to less friction.
  • Other: Safe, Durable, Sustainable, Recyclable, Flame resistance
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Equipment used to connect PVC pipe in a kitchen

  • Small tooth saw
  • Flexible cardboard
  • Glue
  • Marker marker

When to make a PVC connection?

There are many situations that may make you want to make a PVC pipe connection. These include the need for a change of direction in the pipeline or branch line for a pipeline with a diameter smaller than the mainline. It may also wish to reduce the size of the main tube or bypass the pipe.

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Collection of PVC pipes

Tutorial for connecting a PVC pipe in a kitchen

Step 1

The first step is to cut the PVC pipe. To get a really straight cut, you can wrap flexible cardboard around the pipe and trace the PVC tube on the border with the cardboard using a marker. You have the precise line, all you have to do is cut with a saw with small teeth.

Step 2

In a second step, you will prepare the tube to the connection. Using a file or abrasive paper, you must first file the inside of the tube at the point of the cut and the edge. On the other hand, it is necessary to make a mark on the tube than on the connection for the detection of the direction. Then begin to glue the inside of the fitting. The connection is now ready.

Step 3

You can finally connect the tube and the elbow according to the marking, making sure to match the marks opposite each other. The operation is to renew as much as necessary according to your installation.

Still can’t connect PVC pipe in your kitchen

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