Combi boiler overflow pipe/blowout pipe

Postby Sparkydelux » Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:02 pm

I will be having a new combi boiler fitted and would like to know if the copper pipe used to extend the overflow outside can be joined using plastic push fit connections.

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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:24 pm

yes but why would you want to?
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Postby htg engineer » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:55 pm

Use compression or soldered, you could get 3 bar scalding hot water down this pipe. So you need to know the pipe is sound, and make sure it teminates - away from doors, windows, seating areas etc etc.

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