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Postby muldave65 » Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:44 pm

if i use pushfit fittings connected to copper surely i dont need to earth clamp them
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Postby bobplum » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:28 pm

ive not got the water regs book at hand but there is a belive that the clamping ring(metal) inside the pushfit may act as a conductor for the two copper sections either side
for the small cost is it worth not doing
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Postby » Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:44 pm

As there is no electrical path through a plastic pushfit fitting,even with copper either side, you will have to bridge the fitting with earth clamps.
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