HydroMaxx 429-010-1 1 in. Schedule 40 PVC Pipe Coupling - Slip x Slip Installation Guide

HydroMaxx 429-010-1 1 in. Schedule 40 PVC Pipe Coupling - Slip x Slip Installation Guide
Schedule 40 PVC Pipe Slip x Slip Installation Guide
Step 1- Cut and Fit the PVC Pipes
To install the PVC pipe coupling, it is important that your PVC pipe and the pipe couplings have sizes or
diameters that complement with one another. This is important, so that the pipe will fit through the PVC
pipe coupling properly. Moreover, a perfect fit also prevents the pipes from leaking. Before you connect
the pipe to the coupling, measure the pipe first and, using a hacksaw, cut the pipe and clean all the
shavings and the burr the inside edges so that they do not cause any hindrance to the installation of the
coupling. Use sandpaper to clean out the edges of the pipe.
Step 2 - Clean the Pipes further to Clear the Debris
Use an all-purpose pipe cleaner, and remove the excess stubborn dirt that has adhered to the pipe. This
step is important. Dirt adhered to the edge of the pipe causes problems when the pipe coupling is
installed.
Step 3 - Cement Your Pipe Coupling
Once everything is cleaned, prepare your cleaned pipes and your PVC pipe coupling to cement both with
one another. Before you do that, it is important that you know that a PVC cement sets very fast, so you
need to work with it with quick hands. Coat the inner surface of the PVC pipe couplings with the cement
and quickly insert the PVC pipe and turn it ¼ turn in any direction, just to make sure that the cement
covers the PVC pipe and the PVC coupling completely. Check whether the pipe is seated properly in the
joint before you settle it to dry.
Step 4 - Connect the Pipe and Coupling to the Rest of the Plumbing or HVAC System
As soon as the coupling and the pipes are adhered together, and the adhesive has dried up, the next thing
that you need to do is to connect everything up but before you do that, make sure that you work with
steady and fast hands and also make sure that your surrounding is tidy so that the pipe will fit properly
with your coupling.
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