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Can you remove a compression ring?

Can you remove a compression ring?

Shut off the water to the pipe from which you are going to remove the compression fitting. Once the nut is loose, unscrew it by hand until the fitting separates. Grip the ferrule with one of the pairs of pliers and turn it a few times to loosen it. Try pulling it off the end of the pipe.

How do you remove a compression ring from a copper water pipe?

Next, turn the puller handle clockwise until the compression ring and nut are pulled loose from the copper pipe. To grind the nut off of the copper water pipe, take the rib-joint pliers and securely hold the compression nut with them while slowly grinding with the power grinder.

How do you remove a compression nut from a water pipe?

With the compression nut off of the water pipe, take the handheld power grinder, and begin to grind through the compression ring. Be extremely careful not to grind into the copper pipe. When the compression ring is cut enough to remove, use the flat head screwdriver to pry it loose from the copper water pipe.

When do you need to replace a compression ring?

When replacing a water supply valve, there are circumstances where the existing compression ring and nut will adequately perform from one valve to the next, however, sometimes the compression ring will become damaged and will need to be removed and replaced. There are two ways to remove a damaged compression ring and nut.

When to use a brass compression ring cutter?

According to the CDA (Copper Development Association) a brass compression ring is to be compressed and used only once The brass compression ring remover will not bend, smash or mushroom the end of copper pipe, unlike other brass compression ring pullers.

How do you remove a compression ring?

There are two ways to remove a damaged compression ring and nut. The first and best way is to use a compression ring puller. This tool can be purchased at a hardware or plumbing supply store. The second way to remove the compression ring and nut is to use a hand-held power grinder.

How do you remove a compression valve?

To remove a compression-style valve, hold the valve body with an adjustable or open-end wrench, or a slip-joint pliers. Grab the compression nut with another wrench and turn it clockwise to loosen it. Then pull the valve off the copper tubing. Next, remove the old compression sleeve and nut.

How do you fix a leaking compression fitting?

How to Repair a Leaking Compression Fitting Step 1 – Turn Off Water Step 2 – Cut Off Old Ferrule Step 3 – Install New Ferrule Step 4 – Install Compression Nut Step 5 – Turn On Water