Re: PVC to Cast Iron Transition
Posted by Terry Love on November 06, 2002 at 10:28:00:
In response to Re: PVC to Cast Iron Transition
: 3" PVC drain is replacing 3" copper,
: which ran vertically into a cast iron,
: in preparation for going below grade.
: Original copper was soldered (or maybe
: oakumed) into the iron.
: Cast iron part is flanged at end,
: so no-hub transition won't work.
: Is there a rubber fitting that will
: seal between the new PVC and the
: existing iron?
Fernco makes a rubber seal that replaces the lead and oakum seal. When you have removed the lead by drilling or sawing it out, a little prying works too.
You can insert the rubber seat, taper the end of the plastic, and lube it with liquid soap.
It should push in, intil it bottoms out.
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