Can I connect a chrome shower to plastic pipework

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I am replacing an Aqualisa shower that has diminished to just a dribble of water. The inlet pipes are 150mm apart (this seems to be a standard size I assume, which is good news for me). The existing shower is plastic and the fittings are all plastic, even the pipework that comes out of my tiles, and then is in a 90 degree right angle elbow into the shower unit.


I am planning to replace it with a Mira shower - that is made of chrome. My question is can I screw the new chrome elbow pieces onto the plastic pipework that comes in, or will I have a problem with attaching chrome to plastic.
 
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and then is in a 90 degree right angle elbow into the shower unit.
is this part of the plastic pipe ?

I am planning to replace it with a Mira shower - that is made of chrome. My question is can I screw the new chrome elbow pieces onto the plastic pipework that comes in, or will I have a problem with attaching chrome to plastic.
is it a nut/olive connection ?
if it is providing the plastic pipe is not damaged yes.
 
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Thanks Seco services.

Yes the elbow is a plastic elbow that screws onto the incoming plastic pipe.

I havent actually bought the shower yet (just saw it on display in B & Q, but I did take the elbow off the display one to look at and that has a thread inside it.
 
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I looked a bit more carefully. The plastic pipes that come out of the wall have a collar that the elbow piece, also plastic is a screw fit onto.

Looking at the online installation guides for Mira showers it seems that these want to a nit/o;ive compression fixing to be screwed on.

Any suggestions anybody what I can do?
 
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