Model # 302483

Internet #100151579

Store SKU #462620

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8 oz. PVC Handy Pack Purple Primer and Solvent Cement

  • Ideal amount for most pipe installations
  • Low VOC certified
  • Contains code-listed primer and solvent
$8.39 /each

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The Oatey 8 oz. Handy Pack Purple Primer and Solvent Cement contains code-listed primer and solvent cement needed for solvent-welding PVC pipe and fittings. Can be used with up to 4 in. Dia piping. Convenient Handy Pack for storage - just add pipe and fittings. Due to the nature of the products, tongue and groove pliers are required to open our cement cans. All cans are securely tightened to industry standards to ensure they do not open in transit.

  • Designed for use with PVC pipe and fittings
  • Primer pre-softens pipe and fitting surfaces
  • Solvent cement bonds pipe and fittings
  • Recommended for use in non-pressure pipe systems
  • Suitable for use with Sch. 40 and Sch. 80 pipe

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Can I use this on kitchen sink water line? Safe ?

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November 10, 2015
Is it safe to use on water line to wash food?
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Yes.
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This is suitable for potable water, but PVC is not allowed by codes for indoor use, only outdoors.
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March 21, 2016
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This product is meant for non-pressure applications like waste lines.
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Yes I believe it is inert when dried. It is used by professional plumbers all the time. If there was an issue the code people wouldn't let them use it.
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Is this 4 oz. of each container for a total of 8 oz.?

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No, there are 8 oz. of each.
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Yes, this is 4 oz. of each contanier for a total of 8 ounces.
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July 12, 2016
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The Oatey Handy pack contains:
1 - 8 fl. oz., 237 mL container of Purple Primer
1 - 8 fl. oz., 237 mL container of Regular Clear PVC Cement
I.E. each container is 8 oz. for a total of 16 oz.
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How do I use the product?

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March 21, 2016
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Prime both joints (female end and male end) by circling the joints 2-4 times with the purple primer. Once primed, apply adhesive to 1 joint (I typically apply adhesive to the female joint) by circling the joint 2-4 items with adhesive. Then, tightly press the joints together and hold for 10 seconds or so.
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Swab the pipe on the outside with the purple primer than apply the solvent cement and put the two pieces of pipe together. You want coverage all around so there are no leaks.
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First I would buy better quality primer and solvent based on your application. Different solvents apply to different kinds of pvc/abs piping. If you are going to use it, make sure your pvc ends are deburred with a small file to remove and hanging material. Clean the ends thoroughly. Apply primer to both the ends and any internal connectors/couplings etc. used. Let it dry. Apply the same areas with the Read More
First I would buy better quality primer and solvent based on your application. Different solvents apply to different kinds of pvc/abs piping. If you are going to use it, make sure your pvc ends are deburred with a small file to remove and hanging material. Clean the ends thoroughly. Apply primer to both the ends and any internal connectors/couplings etc. used. Let it dry. Apply the same areas with the solvent (glue) and connect your pipe within 10-15 seconds and hold into position for one minute. Let it cure for 24 hours before you run pressure through the connections such as in a pool pump application. Read Less
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difference between this clear and the medium orange cement?

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In short the Medium Orange CPVC cement is designed for use on CPVC pipes and fittings and the Regular Clear PVC cement is designed for use on PVC pipes and fittings.
From the manufacturer (Oatey) website.
This product Model 302483 Internet #100151579 with the PVC Regular Clear Cement is designed for use on all schedules and classes of PVC pipe and fittings up to 4” for Sch. 40 and up to 2” for Sch. Read More
In short the Medium Orange CPVC cement is designed for use on CPVC pipes and fittings and the Regular Clear PVC cement is designed for use on PVC pipes and fittings.
From the manufacturer (Oatey) website.
This product Model 302483 Internet #100151579 with the PVC Regular Clear Cement is designed for use on all schedules and classes of PVC pipe and fittings up to 4” for Sch. 40 and up to 2” for Sch. 80.
The Oatey Model 30234 Internet #203561639 with the CPVC Medium Orange Cement is designed for use on all schedules and classes of CPVC pipe and fittings up to 6” diameter with interference fit.
Only the primer in these two packs is suitable for use on PVC and or CPVC, the plastic cement is only suitable for use on one type of plastic pipe or pipe fitting.
The manufacturer uses different color labels on their products to help distinguish them.
It is important to use the correct type of plastic cement to match the type of plastic pipe and fittings being cemented to avoid leaks. Each type of plastic pipe or fitting (PVC, CPVC, ABS, etc.) has a different chemical composition and requires the correct type of plastic cement to achieve the best long lasting results.
CPVC stands for “chlorinated polyvinyl chloride,” and PVC is simply “polyvinyl chloride.”
CPVC pipe has additional chlorine added to the chemical composition of the plastic and is rated for operation up to 190 degrees Fahrenheit and is more corrosion resistant over time then PVC.
PVC pipe is rated for operation up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 20 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Small Repair I had to repair a broken underground pipe. It was pretty easy to use & did the job. I just had to work fast so I could get all the pieces together. August 2, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Product good; Brush needs work The primer and cement were great. Stuff is all pretty similar, so no surprise. But after using about a third of each, the brush came unglued off the cap of the primer. So I had to use my hand to dip it and fish it out, etc. Also, cement becomes hard to open after the third or fourth use. August 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great For Small Jobs I wanted to run a new water line in my house and already had the piping and fittings but my last container of PVC glue and primer had dried up from being kept in the garage too long, exposed to extreme hot and cold. I got this handy pack because it has enough glue and primer to do the job I want and won't leave too much left over to waste. It did the job very well and it was handy to have both glue and primer in one package. August 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by PVC Primer & Cement If you have ever joined PVC pipe, you're bored and have nothing else to do than read reviews!!. If you have never cemented PVC, this is good stuff to use to make a permanent weld of your pipe. Read & follow the directions & there should be no problem. This & all PVC cement sets rather quickly, so be ready to get them together. August 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Does what it's supposed to This handy pack is a great deal, price wise, for anyone needing to do some non-pressure PVC repair or installation.... eg this pack is for waste lines not water lines. If you haven't done PVC repair, make sure you use the primer first. This cleans and softens the PVC. Once both joints are primed, use a good amount of glue and then fully press the joints together. Make sure you push the joints fully together to ensure the joints are fully seated. HOld for 10 seconds or so and then release. IF you don't hold for 10 second or so the joints can push themselves apart. Can also be used for PVC hobby builds. March 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Must Have Product I confess I buy this all the time for PVC work. PVC is not just for plumbing. So far I've made a turkey tractor using PVC and a panel to make a rain shed. I've also made small tables for plants and bird cages. This product is great. It sets up hard and holds well. I have dry fitted project before but next thing I know they are coming apart. To make it last I'm now using purple primer and solvent cement to keep the finished product strong. February 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by did what we wanted We have always brought Oakly primer and cement for all of our PVC projects August 6, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great kit to have around Had to make a new PVC outlet pipe for a new sump pump, and can't complain with the performance of the primer and cement here. Worked exactly as I expected it to. February 10, 2016
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