How do I cut galvanized steel pipe?

Answer Mark the Galvanized PipePull a tape measure along the galvanized pipe. Mark the cut length on the pipe with a permanent marker. Wrap a piece of folded paper around the circumference of the galvaniz... Read More »

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How do i clean galvanized steel pipe?

Corrosion and Paint RemovalSecure a wire wheel attachment into the chuck of a 3/8-inch drill motor. Run the wire wheel around the galvanized pipe. Clean around fittings and tight areas with a stand... Read More »

Can a galvanized pipe be attached to a copper pipe?

Yes, this happens quite often in older houses, copper pipe can be threaded; thus one can join them and there are several fittings that can be utilized. On the other hand, copper tubing (K, L, M, a... Read More »

How to Mix a Black Pipe With a Galvanized Pipe?

Black pipe and galvanized pipe are the same material with just one difference: galvanized pipe is coated with zinc to prevent the underlying steel from corroding. Galvanized piping was commonly use... Read More »

What is the difference between steel and galvanized steel?

AnswerGalvanized steel is steel that has been hot dipped in a pool of molten zinc. The zinc adheres to the steel, cools and hardens to form a rust inhibitive finish to plain steel.