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Old 12-19-2009, 08:26 PM   #1
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Is there a slow setting PVC Cement?


I'm about finished replumbing several lines in my home and have reached a point where I have to fit several fittings that come together and will need to put together, twist, pull, etc. to get them together. There's no way this is going to happen with the standard "quick setting" pvc cement I'm using. This cement gives me maybe a second to adjust a fitting before it sets up. I'll need a cement I can install the fitting, twist is 90 degrees, get it aligned, etc before setting up. Any ideas?

btw, I'm working with DWV sewer pipe.


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Old 12-19-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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I don't have any experience working with PVC but I was watching this video and one tip they showed that I imagine should work well is make all your connections the way you want without any cement, then once it's the way you want, make a line going accross each connection. Undo everything and make sure you have the pipes layed out in proper order and easy to quickly grab, then start the work, that way you just need to quickly put the pipe so the line matches with the other, no need to play around with them.

Maybe it just sounds easier then it really is though, I've never done it myself, just something I saw while watching random DIY videos and thought it was a nice idea.

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I always do that, it does make it easier, but I still need a slow setting pvc cement to give me several seconds...
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Contact this company: http://www.oatey.com/Plumber/Shared/...d+Primers.html
They'll point you in the right direction.

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Old 12-20-2009, 10:31 AM   #5
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I have never seen a "slow setting" PVC glue. I use Oatey products all the time.
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Old 12-21-2009, 02:24 AM   #6
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The slowest setting PVC cement that I've seen/used is the grey one from Oatey. Make sure that you ream the pipe for a proper fit/glue job.

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