Re: Sweating gate valves
Posted by hj on February 26, 19100 at 09:12:25:
In response to Re: Sweating gate valves
It is not the gate valve, it is how you are soldering them. You must get rid of all water in the pipe, you must have the valve in the open position, and you have to heat it a bit longer than with tubing since the valve has more metal to it.

: Is there some trick to sweating gate valves I'm unaware of? Two gate valves have each dripped. I'm
: going to try a third (different brand) tomorrow.

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