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What metal is used to make plumbing pipes?

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In the last few decades, most plumbing in the UK has been installed with copper pipes. The word 'plumbing' comes from the Latin 'plumbum', meaning lead, which is what the Romans used for plumbing.
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Can you use PVC pipe for propane plumbing?

NO !!!! Must be Galvanized pipe with threaded fittings or Copper piping with flare fittings. If there ever was a fire, the PVC pipe would burn & burst allowing the propane gas

What element is used to make plumbing pipes?

Copper pipes are now most commonly used in plumbing. Lead pipes were used long ago, and the word plumbing is derived from the Latin word for lead (plumbum). Iron pipes were us

Why is copper pipe used for plumbing?

  Because it lasts and is very versatile and can be used for a variety of plumbing applications with amazing results

Can you use copper pipe for propane plumbing?

  Copper tubing is used for underground propane service lines but should be installed by a licensed propane company. See www.propane101.com/gasserviceline.htm for a better

What are plumbing pipes?

The pipes which are used by plumbers for installation and  maintenance for the distribution of potable water for heating and  washing, water borne waste removal and drinking