Plumbing With Copper Pipe

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Plumbing With Copper Pipe

In this quiz, we’ll be looking at a much overlooked task that needs to be undertaken all the time; plumbing. In this particular instance, however, we’ll be focusing on plumbing with copper pipe. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which copper piping is mainly used in commercial work?
    • A. 

      Type C

    • B. 

      Type K

    • C. 

      Type L

    • D. 

      Type M

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Soldering copper joints is commonly known as what?
    • A. 

      Silvering

    • B. 

      Sweating

    • C. 

      Threading

    • D. 

      Welding

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    Preparing a copper joint for soldering includes (mark all that apply):
    • A. 

      Cleaning the outside of the pipe

    • B. 

      Cleaning the inside of the pipe

    • C. 

      Cleaning the outside of the fitting

    • D. 

      Cleaning the inside of the fitting

    • E. 

      Applying flux

  • 4. 
    How far must the pipe must go into the fitting socket in order to ensure that the joint holds?
    • A. 

      At least 1/4"

    • B. 

      Half the diameter of the tubing

    • C. 

      All the way until it "bottoms out" inside the fitting

  • 5. 
    Which of the following can be used to ignite a torch (mark all that apply)?
    • A. 

      Auto-igniter

    • B. 

      Cigarette lighter

    • C. 

      Match

    • D. 

      Striker

  • 6. 
    How do you know when the copper fitting and tubing are hot enough to apply solder?
    • A. 

      The solder melts when it touches the joint

    • B. 

      The copper glows bright red

    • C. 

      The flux bubbles and hisses

    • D. 

      You can no longer hold the pipe with your hand

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