barbed fittings
Posted by steven limerote on November 12, 2002 at 20:55:58:
i'm currently using plastic barbed fittings with standard hose clamps on a solar pool heating system to go from a female threaded PVC fitting to black poly tubing. i have problems getting a good seal on the barbed fitting. i have tried different brands of the barbed fittings and clamps with no luck. i am now thinking of using a compression type fitting. does anybody have experience and/or luck with such fittings? any ideas are welcome. also, any ideas on whether a brass barbed fitting would work any better than plastic?

ps. the tubing is 3/4".

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