brass fitting

  1. Jefrf

    Brass fitting split causing leak-can I avoid this?

    I'm a part time general remodeler. I had a call back from a kitchen remodel from about 2.5 years ago. A brass reducing fitting under the island was partly split in its thinnest part (center of face of the hexagon) and water sprayed. Still waiting to hear what insurance company says. Luckily...
  2. Alan M.

    Can I ensure no leak in fitting before adding to system?

    I am replacing an elbow fitting on the cold water side of my RVs aluminum hot water tank. First I replaced a plastic elbow with another plastic one, used RectorSeal pipe sealant, reconnected to pex piping and it leaks at the threads connection to the tank. Max psi is 55 in the line. Next I am...
  3. Karl Baker

    Brass fittings leak

    I ran all the pex and put valves on the end to test for leaks. I had no leaks, system worked as planned. Then the drop ear elbows came along with the brass nipples and 1/4 turn valves so I assembled everything and had nothing but leaks. Every brass fitting connection point leaked. I put...
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