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Old 08-09-17, 02:59 PM
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compression fitting

you know how a compression fitting goes on copper and cinches up on threads on the other pipe. Is there a compression type fitting that goes on copper that makes the other threaded end??
 
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If you are connecting 2 pieces of copper tubing together you need 2 ferrules, 2 compression nuts and a coupling to interface with the ferrules and provide threads for attaching the compression nuts. Hope this helps.
 
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Old 08-09-17, 05:31 PM
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A compression fitting compresses on the copper pipe. The fitting has the threads...not the pipe.

Do you mean a male versus female compression fitting ?
What are you trying to do ?

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Old 08-10-17, 06:34 AM
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Hard to tell from your description exactly what it is your asking.
Are you trying to connect copper tubing to a threaded pipe?
If so you need one of these.
https://www.mscdirect.com/browse/tnp...IaAp7OEALw_wcB
 
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Old 08-10-17, 12:19 PM
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There are compression fittings that will adapt standard 1/2" (5/8" OD) copper to 1/2" pipe threads.

I would recommend a sharkbite adapter which is easier to install. Just cut the pipe square, debur it and clean the copper with emery cloth.
Mark the copper first with a pencil at 7/8" depth to ensure the fitting is pushed on to full depth/fully seated.
A push on fitting is fully seated at around 3/4".
SharkBite 1/2 in. Brass Push-to-Connect x Male Pipe Thread Adapter-U120LFA - The Home Depot
 
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Old 08-10-17, 03:11 PM
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got it..
btw will this tube cutter work on CSSX HomeFlex gas line???? for cutting it precisely..

RIDGID 32975 Model 103 Close Quarters Tubing Cutter, 1/8-inch to 5/8-inch Tube | eBay
 
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Old 08-10-17, 03:27 PM
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I don't want to be rude but stop everything you are doing and ignore what I posted.

When you are talking compression fittings, you are talking water, not gas.

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html

See the link above to insert pictures or call the local gas company for specs.
 
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Old 08-10-17, 03:43 PM
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STOP.
CSSX HomeFlex gas line
That isn't copper tubing. Answers given apply to copper tubing not corrugated stainless steel gas tubing that requires different types of fittings.
 

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Old 08-10-17, 04:59 PM
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You also need to use a cutter designed for stainless steel pipe.
 
 

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