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Outside tap replacement HELP!! newbie

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by simmo3801, 24 Jan 2016.

  1. Rubbish!

    On threaded joints the PTFE/Loctite55/hemp & compound form the seal - PTFE is used because is has a low friction
    coefficient and will allow the fitting to slide over it without being pulled out of the thread.

    Without a thread sealing substance the joint would leak.
     
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    BS7671 will state that conductors should be insulated as per there voltage band and the reference method of installation. Heat Shrink does have a BS number and does come with a product data sheet, even screwfix will provide a product data sheet if you request one from them.
     
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    It is also nice and clean on the reel and can be used as a handy bandage if you have a nasty accident with sharp things. I have used it loads of times on cuts and it stops the bleeding and does not stick.
     
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    I like Gas PTFE its much thicker
     
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