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dodge1930 05-01-2012 10:08 PM

Pex - Should fitting be able to turn after crimp
 
1/2 pex - I'm using compression rings and after I crimp the ring I can turn the fitting in the tube. According to the go/nogo gauge the ring is compressed enough.
Should I be able to turn the fitting in the tube?

thanks

TheEplumber 05-01-2012 10:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dodge1930 (Post 912318)
1/2 pex - I'm using compression rings and after I crimp the ring I can turn the fitting in the tube. According to the go/nogo gauge the ring is compressed enough.
Should I be able to turn the fitting in the tube?

thanks

sometimes they do twist. Not too easily though.

eugenefks 05-02-2012 08:03 AM

^yes, not freely, but you'll be able twist it


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