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Old 10-06-2009, 11:51 PM   #1
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Gas line in concrete


A couple of years ago we upgraded the exterior gas line with new black pipe, wraped with black tape from Pasco. Recently I discovered that a new concrete pour had encased a portion of the pipe and also damaged the black tape and exposed several sections to rust. My question is what and how corrosive is the concrete to the pipe?

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The rust may be a problem. I don't know your location, but I'd be really concerned about freeze/thaw/expansion/contraction/settlement of the concrete. Any of these could break the pipe.
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