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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.
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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.
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