Pex-copper rings -stainless steel clamp

Discussion in 'HVAC Heating & Cooling' started by JOE1934, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. JOE1934

    JOE1934 New Member

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    Which would be more durable in the long run, copper or stainless steel clamp.Can you use these clamps on different tubing.EX-Wirsbo has own connecting system,special tools(really expensive for DIY),could you use these other clamps on that tubing.Any Ideas for dependable crimping tools.
     
  2. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    Ohio
    Personally I like the annealed copper rings.
     
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  4. Master Plumber Mark

    Master Plumber Mark Master Plumber

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    copper rings.....

    Cass ----- those copper rings you speak about
    sound so much like the same ones that they
    used to use on the old poly lines of the 80s.....


    I have seen tons of pld poly lines that seeped at those
    old rcopper rings over the years.....


    I wonder what will happen in 20 years to the stuff being
    used to crimp these pex lines together????
     

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