How to make a simple inset in a steel pipe
In plumbing, and household practice, there are often cases where it is necessary to connect to a pipe, make a drainage. For example, to connect a washing machine. For this, it is usually pulled a water pipe or hose to a manifold manifold, or sawing the pipe and installing a tee.
In old Soviet houses, pipes are so inconvenient and awkwardly laid out that connecting to them is equivalent to having to sort through the whole system again.
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How to make a simple tie-in steel pipe with his hands
What is needed?
- Drainage (inset) - 1 pc.
It can be bought in plumbing stores, but before that, be sure to specify what kind of pipe you have to connect to. I took 1/2 inch.
Here's what she looks like:
Now go directly to the connection. First of all, block the riser and drain the water.
Then drill the hole with a drill for metal.The diameter of the hole must be equal to or less than the diameter of the tie-in.
Next, sandpaper sanding the place of dressing yoke. The surface should be smooth, without old paint and rust. We put on a yoke-insert, before that we install an airtight gasket that comes complete with a tie-in.
Next, gently tighten the 4 tie-in bolts. You need to twist gently, alternately, better crosswise. This is necessary to ensure that the gasket is better than the village, and the clamp itself is not twisted.
Inset is ready. We connect the necessary hose to it.
Turn on and check the tightness. For this I recommend using a paper napkin or toilet paper, because it immediately sees drops, and the hand of all this may simply not be felt.