condensate drain

Discussion in 'Plumbers' Talk' started by Nigel Corbey, Jun 23, 2018.

  1. Nigel Corbey

    Nigel Corbey New Member

    I Just wanted to know can you install a combination boiler condensate drain using press fit / crimp type stainless steel fittings with EPDM seals instead of the usual plastic drain pipe
     
  2. dcox

    dcox Active Member

    The condensate is acidic and would corrode steel - that’s why plastic is used.
     
  3. Nigel Corbey

    Nigel Corbey New Member

    Being an ex-industrial pipefitter how is it then all industrial condensate pipes I have come across are either stainless steel or carbon steel is it not the same acidic condensate??????????
     
  4. gas monkey

    gas monkey Member

    used copper 22mm today as had push fit elbows and solvent pipe will change tom but let be fare not reaally a pro is it
     
  5. heatyman

    heatyman Well-Known Member

    Copper pipe doesn't last too long, but why would you want to go to the expense of stainless steel unless it comes for nothing?
     

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