PEX fittings plastic pipes are generally laid under t […]
PEX fittings plastic pipes are generally laid under the floor, so if they are damaged, how should they be repaired? Below, ZHENGPENG will introduce the repair methods of PEX fittings plastic pipes, and hope to help you!
1. What is the repair method after the PEX fittings plastic tube is damaged?
PEX fittings plastic pipes are usually leaked by "decoration, cutting, and punching". So is there any way to repair this situation? Answer: Hot melt, is also one of the solutions.
1. Before fusing, first cut off the pipe at the leaking point vertically with a professional pipe cutter. The cut must be smooth, and the burrs must be removed before heat melting.
2. Before the PEX fittings plastic pipe is hot-melted, wipe the inner and outer walls of the PEX fittings plastic pipe with a dry cloth.
3. Use pipe fittings of the same size as the damaged pipe and the same brand, or the quality of which is worried about the damaged pipe, to do the hot melt shut, and equipped with a hot melt machine, and then turn on the electric heating.
4. Use a soft pencil first, and then use a hard pencil to draw a line at the required length on the hot-melt end of the pipe.
5. After heating up to the specified time, quickly remove the pipe and pipe fittings from the heating jacket and the heating head at the same time, and quickly insert the pipe into the specified depth of the pipe without rotating, so that a uniform flange is formed at the joint, and the heat is corrected. Fusion joints, but cannot be rotated. Keep the pipe and pipe at an angle of 180 degrees.
6. After reaching the specified time, carry out the suppression test, and it can be used without pressure relief. PEX fittings plastic pipe hot-melting requires certain experience and technology.