|Posted by hj on February 25, 2004 at 07:48:45:|
|In response to Re: Swaging copper tubing|
Soft copper can be, but your heating element is hard copper and very thin hard copper at that.
: : If you try to oversize it, it will probably stretch and tear.
: Thanks again, hj. I seem to have misunderstood. I was under the impression that soft copper could be swaged to fitting size so that sections could be joined without couplers.
: I'll take your implied suggestion and simply swage it back to round. Thanks, as always, for your sage advice.