Ball valve installation with mixed metals

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  1. plethodon

    plethodon New Member

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    I am planning to install ball valves in 1/2" cpvc supply lines in my basement. Locally, available ball valves are brass and available male adapters/connectors with cpvc solvent weld capacity are all stainless steel. is it ok to connect the stainless with the brass? Thanks for any advice.
     
  2. jimbo

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    The reason stainless steel IS stainless, relates to its activity on the nobility scale. Not to worry mixing SS with copper or brass,
     
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  4. plethodon

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    Thanks, Jimbo.
     
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