Frequently Asked Questions - Compression Fittings

Updated: September 3, 2023

Part of our Series: The Ultimate Guide To Compression Fittings

Welcome to the final post in our comprehensive series on compression fittings. Here, we're tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about compression fittings and busting common myths. Whether you're a professional plumber, a DIY enthusiast, or just curious about the world of plumbing, this post is for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Like any other fitting, Compression Fittings can fail for a few reasons. The most common cause is improper installation, such as over-tightening or under-tightening the fitting. Other factors include not cutting the pipe to the correct length, or not cutting it flat, leading to the olive not being able to bind correctly.

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