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Re: Steamer help

Postby Donat » Tue May 17, 2016 2:58 pm

ToneWood wrote:Anybody know if it is possible to get a 15/16mm threaded male tank-connector that fits the (female) steamer hose connector? E.g. is the size of fitting used by the steamers used for anything else?

I have found that our steam generator at college (looks like the usual wallpaper stripper) fits a 1/4" british standard pipe thread nicely. This means there's a wealth of standard brass plumbing fittings. I got a 1/4" nipple from a diy store for 80p and it threads itself happily into a 12mm drilled hole. running nipples are available online and will give you more length.
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Re: Steamer help

Postby gavin » Wed May 25, 2016 7:22 pm

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