Chrome pipe an compression fittings

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When using chrome compression fittings on chrome pipe o you need to remove the chrome from the pipe were the olive will set? I guess using copper olives will be better than brass?
 
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In my expirirnce no need to remove the chrome, unless your using push fit or soldering. Compression will go straight on. I always prefer copper olives but not essential by any means
 
I always use brass olives on chromed copper tube - better 'bite' onto the tube
 
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No need to remove even when soldering.

I'd always remove chrome plate when soldering, especially when using normal WRAS approved solder. I believe it needs a specialist flux for soft soldering chrome (strong acid based as used for stainless) that I don't think is approved for potable water due to it's content.
 
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In my expirirnce no need to remove the chrome, unless your using push fit or soldering. Compression will go straight on. I always prefer copper olives but not essential by any means

No need to remove even when soldering.

Yes you do otherwise you will have to silver solder and that requires Borax as a flux which as madrab says is not suitable for potable water.
 

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