Offset radiator connection


Postby handy1 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:56 am

I need to make a vertical radiator connection with a 20mm offset in a length of 150mm between fittings with 15mm tube. I think this will be too short a length for bending copper into an "s". Would plastic PEX tubing be able to accommodate this offset using compression fittings at least one end and compression or push fittings at the other. One end to the radiator valve and the other to copper tube at floor level.The radiator is a long one (96")so periodic small expansion movements (1mm) will also occur.
Any advice would be appreciated.
handy1
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:51 am

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:52 pm

had a similar problem fitting a friend's new towel rail onto existing tails. i managed to get the offset using 45 degree street elbows. looked pretty neat as well. not saying it will definitely work but might be worth a try.
chris_on_tour2002
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 1024
Joined: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:14 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!



 


  • Related Topics