Polyethylene (PE) pipe is a common type of plastic piping used in many residential and light commercial applications such as potable water, irrigation, and drainage. PE pipe is available in black or blue and is joined using heat fusion, electrofusion, or adhesive. In this video, we will show you how to connect black poly pipe to PEX using an adhesive.
How To Connect Black Poly Pipe To Pex
There are a few ways that you can connect black poly pipe to PEX. One way is to use a compression fitting. Another way is to use an adapter fitting.
– Black poly pipe – PEX – Teflon tape – Pipe cutter – Hacksaw – PVC primer and cement
- Cut black poly pipe to the desired length
- Clean the end of the pipe that will be inserted into the fitting with a file or emery cloth wrap
- Use a pipe cutter or hacksaw to cut the pipe
-Check the compatibility of the connectors. -Make sure that you have the tools necessary to make the connection. -Clean the pipe and fittings before making the connection. -Lubricate the pipe and fittings with a non-petroleum based product. -Position the pipe and fittings correctly. -Push the pipe and fittings together until they are fully seated. -Tighten the connector nuts using a wrench.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can Pex Fittings Be Used With Poly Pipe?
Yes, PEX fittings can be used with poly pipe. The two types of piping are compatible and can be joined together using special fittings.
Can You Connect Poly B To Pex?
Yes, you can connect Poly B to PEX.
How Do You Connect Black Polyethylene Pipe?
To connect black polyethylene pipe, use a coupling or connector. First, clean the ends of the pipe with an approved cleaner. Apply primer to the cleaned end of one pipe and then attach the primer-coated pipe to the connector. Apply adhesive to the other end of the connector and attach it to the other pipe. Make sure the pipes are aligned and push them together until they snap into place.
When connecting black poly pipe to PEX, it is important to use a connector that is specifically designed for this application. The connector should have barbs on either end that fit securely into the pipe, and a threaded connector in the middle to attach to the PEX fitting. Make sure that the connector is properly tightened to prevent leaks.