How do I join copper& galvanized steel pipes?

Answer MaterialsUse dielectric insulators such as a rubber washer and plastic sleeve to connect galvanized and copper pipes together. Do not weld galvanized steel pipes directly to copper pipes. These two... Read More »

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Is it safe to use copper and galvanized pipes on the same fitting?

Answer No, you cannot join copper and galvy directly. A brass fitting needs to be between the two to prevent electrolysis. Answer You could also use a special type of union that has a gasket bet... Read More »

Can you join copper&galvanized pipe together?

You can join copper and galvanized pipe, but if you connect them directly, the electrochemical reaction will cause the joint to corrode fairly quickly. To prevent this, use a "dielectric union," a ... Read More »

How to Adapt Steel to Copper Water Pipes?

The joining of steel to copper water pipes requires the installation of a joint called a dielectric union. This union connects to the steel pipe by threading it into place and tightening it. The ot... Read More »

Can copper and galvanized pipes mixed cause the hot water pressure low new water tank and still low pressure?

The question makes no sense. what doesn't make sense ,the house has installed half of copper pipes and half galvanized the cold water is running fine but the hot water is slow and they said it mig... Read More »