Re: low pressure natural gas pipe
Posted by Joe on May 28, 1999 at 14:42:01:
In response to Re: low pressure natural gas pipe

: : I am/have currently installed 1/2" soft copper, flared to black/steel pipe and regulator w/shutoffs.
: : Have pressureized system to 10 #s for ten minutes w/ no leaks. Regulators closed prior to pressurization.
: : My question is, on the drip leg of the steel pipe, what length, will/ does southern bldg. code require
: : to pass inspection.
: : Thanks in advance:
: : Bill

: Bill you mean to say you can use soft copper on gas? the upc won't allow it. a 6" drip leg should be sufficant. If it were my house i would use all steel pipe for gas.Dale

Hate to argue but I have a copper line from the main, gas line to the water heater. I had a water conditioner installed. The installer, I kind of thought it was odd, He said it is legal, I'd check the codes first, I'd feel safer with threaded steel lines for the gas supply. But I'm not paying someone to make it an all steel line.

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