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Old 01-10-2010, 08:36 PM   #1
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simple plumbing question for DIY sump

All the threads on here seem to be about sump design but I can't find an answer to a question I have. What kinda of glue/sealant is everyone using for the PCV tubing? I don't know if the stuff is toxic or not so I figured I would ask before going ahead with anything. Thanks
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Old 01-10-2010, 10:53 PM   #2
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Any glue for PVC that is safe for potable water use (which is most of them) is fine.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:43 AM   #3
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Use PVC primer and PVC glue. The primer cleans and etches the pipe which allows the glue to work better.
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good to know. thanks for the advice guys
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Old 01-15-2010, 10:56 AM   #5
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How long does this pvc glue have to cure for ?

I still smell the glue's odor two days later! is it safe anyway? it is dry to the touch and has been rinsed.
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Is there a proper way to rinse it?
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How long does this pvc glue have to cure for ?

I still smell the glue's odor two days later! is it safe anyway? it is dry to the touch and has been rinsed.
You're fine. I've used pvc that was glued/cured for less than 2 hrs and didn't have any problems.
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Old 02-14-2010, 09:20 PM   #9
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Same stuff you use for your home (purple primer and orange glue).
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