How do I seal threads on galvanized pipe?

Answer Clean the ThreadsClean the threads on the galvanized pipe with a stiff wire brush. Wipe away any debris with a cloth.Apply CompoundSpread pipe-thread compound around the threads of the pipe, ensuri... Read More »

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Whats the difference between plumbing pipe threads and conduit pipe threads?

Answer Plumbing pipe threads are squared and conduit pipe threads are tapered.

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 galvanized pipe used for?

Galvanized pipe is used in residential water supply lines and well casings. However, according to NSF International, a public health and safety nonprofit, galvanized pipe tends to build up scale in... Read More »