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• Allow for movement due to expansion and contraction.
• Renew your TYCO CPVC Pipe and Fittings installation training every two years.
• Do not use cutting oils other than those represented by the cutting oil manufacturer as safe for use in conjunction with CPVC. (See Notice located on Page 55, Chemical Compatibility section.)
• Do not use edible oils such as CRISCO as a gasket lubricant.
• Do not use petroleum or solvent-based paints, sealants,
lubricants or fire stop materials that are chemically incompatible with TYCO CPVC Pipe and Fittings.
• Do not use any glycol-based solutions as an antifreeze.
• Do not use glycerin-based antifreeze solutions without consulting the rules and guidelines outlined in the NFPA 13 Standard.
• Do not use both TEFLON tape and thread sealants simultaneously.
• Do not use TEFLON tape or thread sealants for Rapid Seal Adapter (RSA) sprinkler connection fittings.
• Do not use solvent cement that exceeds its shelf life or has become discolored or gelled.
• Do not allow threaded rod within 1⁄16 in. of the pipe.
• Do not allow solvent cement to plug the sprinkler orifice.
• Do not connect rigid metal couplers to TYCO CPVC grooved adapters.
• Do not thread or groove TYCO CPVC Pipe.
• Do not use solvent cement near sources of heat, open flame, or when smoking.
• Do not pressure test until recommended cure times are met.
• Do not use dull or broken cutting tool blades when cutting pipe.
• Do not use TYCO CPVC Pipe that has been stored outdoors, unprotected and is faded in color.
• Do not install TYCO CPVC Pipe in cold weather without allowing for expansion.
• Do not install TYCO CPVC Pipe and Fittings in dry systems, unless specifically listed for such use.

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