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4 oz. Medium Black ABS Cement

$497
  • ABS pipe cement is environmentally friendly with low VOC levels
  • Pipe cement ideal for installing non-pressurized DWV piping
  • Pipe cement often referred to as ABS glue
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Product Overview

Solvent cementing PVC pipe

Solvent Cements For Any Application

From hot to cold, wet to dry, Oatey has the solvent cement to meet your exact pipe installation requirements.

Solvent cement on the job

Product Development

Oatey solvent cements are developed through extensive research on behalf of the professional plumber.

Solvent welded PVC joint

Industry Leader

Oatey gives you the confidence of a top-selling brand, backed by years of leadership in the plumbing industry.

ABS, PVC, and CPVC pipes

Step 1

Determine pipe type and size.

Chamfered and cleaned PVC pipe

Step 2

Chamfer and clean pipe and fitting.

Priming PVC pipe

Step 3

Prime PVC or CPVC pipe, (primer not required for ABS pipe).

Solvent welding PVC pipe

Step 4

Solvent weld.

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Lo-VOC

Oatey's solvent cements are Lo-VOC meaning they are compliant with SCAQMD Rule 1168 and OTC standards.

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NSF

Oatey's solvent cements meet NSF standads to support certain building code requirements.

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UPC

Oatey's solvent cements meet UPC standads to support certain building code requirements.

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UL Greenguard Gold

Oatey's solvent cement and primer products are UL Greenguard Gold Certified.

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All Pipe Types

Oatey's solvent cement and primer products are suitable for all pipe types and multi-purpose jobs.

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Variable Set Times

Oatey's solvent cement and primer products have variable set and cure times.

Complete the installation of your non-pressurized DWV piping system with Oatey 4 oz. ABS Cement. The cement softens the surface of ABS piping and fittings with a diameter up to 6 in. to create a strong bond. Meets or exceeds ASTM D-2235 standards.
  • For use with non-pressurized DWV systems that use piping up to 6 in. Dia
  • Softens the surface of piping and fittings for a strong bond
  • Black color makes the cement easy to identify on piping
  • Metal can with a dauber stem for easy application
  • Meets or exceeds ASTM D-2235 standards
  • ABS black solvent cement can be used for drain, waste and vent piping
  • All Oatey solvent cement and primer products are certified to UL Greenguard Gold. To learn more click here.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
2
Product Height (in.)
3.5
Product Width (in.)
2

Details

Applicator in lid
Yes
Colored
Yes
Container Size (oz.)
4
Maintenance, Repair & Supplies Product Type
Pipe Cement, Primer & Cleaner
Pack Size
1
Pipe Material/Type
ABS
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Standard warranty applies

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
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  • 98% recommend this product
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This ABS cement works great. I was sure to follow the directions and apply it to both the pipe an...
This ABS cement works great. I was sure to follow the directions and apply it to both the pipe and the fitting. It is easy to use and this can was plenty to cement all the pieces I had for my small project. It was cold out but this set in just a few minutes. Also, I was careful to hold the fittings together as they have a tendency to want to push out after the cement is applied. After everything was together, I tested it and there weren’t any leaks. Overall, I’m happy with this cement.
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Always the best product for ABS or PVC.
Always the best product for ABS or PVC.
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The Oatey 4 OZ. ABS Cement was perfect for connecting my original ABS pipe to the ABS/PVC adaptor...
The Oatey 4 OZ. ABS Cement was perfect for connecting my original ABS pipe to the ABS/PVC adaptors, when installing the new bathroom vanities. It takes very little to form a strong, waterproof bond. This is important because there isn't a lot of space on the edge of the adaptor, where it needs to be applied. It also sets very quickly so we didn't have to wait to finish the installation. The only drawbacks were that I needed help taking off the cap when opening the can and there was a lot left over which was difficult to save. Other than that, the quality of the product is worth the effort.
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We have an area that needs non-pressurized cement-a new sewer drain installation for the RV, whic...
We have an area that needs non-pressurized cement-a new sewer drain installation for the RV, which we have rarely worked with before. The instructions said it would "soften" the pipe and fittings to create a stronger bond which is one of the reasons we tried this for the particular system we were doing. The black stands out so you know where changes in pipe-style are, but to us it felt like a bit of a weaker bond. Only time will tell and again, the instructions did say the was a longer application for this cement. It's been 4 days now and everything appears to be OK so we covered it up with dirt.
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This ABS cement is black in color and makes it easier to see after application. The cement soften...
This ABS cement is black in color and makes it easier to see after application. The cement softens the pipe or fitting to make a more secure bonding. The metal can and lid has a dauber attached to the lid to make the application easier. Oatey is a recognized brand in cement and other similar products. ABS pipe and fittings do not require the additional step of priming like other PCV.
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Clean, apply, push, twist, count to 30, then move on. Only for non-pressurized applications, use ...
Clean, apply, push, twist, count to 30, then move on. Only for non-pressurized applications, use this for DWV (drain, waste, vent) piping. Check your local code, especially for venting to make sure you’re allowed to use ABS, which would be a much better choice than a corrugated expandable vent pipe. Handy homeowners, this is for black plastic pipe to black plastic pipe. Don’t use this on white, grey, or off-white. Just black. The white, off-white, and grey plastic are PVC and this is not the cement for those applications. This is only for the black plastic (actually ABS) pipe. It can get overwhelming looking at all the different “plastic glues,” so just remember ABS = black ALWAYS. So, if you have black plastic pipe, look for a glue that says “ABS to ABS.” If your pipe is white, it is PVC, so use a glue that says PVC to PVC after using a different can called PVC Primer (it’s purple). If you have white AND black pipe, use a glue called “ABS to PVC Transition Cement” after using PVC Primer on the white plastic ONLY. If you’re needing specific drying times, here’s Oatey’s chart: https://images.homedepot-static.com/catalog/pdfImages/51/51d30559-9062-4746-88e0-757e714a9360.pdf These two pages are really helpful.
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Plastic pipe come in a variety of grades and colors each one for a specific purpose. Black ABS is...
Plastic pipe come in a variety of grades and colors each one for a specific purpose. Black ABS is used for plumbing, vent pipes,sewer drains up to eight inches in size. I had a cracked drain line in ABS which had to be replaced so the proper glue for the job was black ABS cement. Oatly cement has always been the go to product in all my plastic pipe repairs.
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Excellent cement for ABS. We've been using this for years and have never had an issue. It's easy ...
Excellent cement for ABS. We've been using this for years and have never had an issue. It's easy to use, dries well, and easy to apply. I always wear gloves when I use it and have never had an issue with it sticking on anything other than what I need it to. Applicator can get a little messy but that's up to the user. Make sure you're using the right glue/cement for the right application. PVC, ABS, etc all differ so be sure to use the right one. I always like to dry fit it first, debur anything if needed, then apply the cement to both connections before joining them.
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This review is for Oatey's Medium Black ABS Cement, item # 30999. This specific item comes in a 4...
This review is for Oatey's Medium Black ABS Cement, item # 30999. This specific item comes in a 4 fl. ounce blue can and is specifically used on ABS connections up to 8 inches in diameter. This specific cement is not intended for PVC applications. Like most of these ABS/PVC cements, this is a very fast setting cement. When applied in a warm setting/climate, setting time can be seconds, setting time that period where the connection is solid and can no longer be removed or adjusted. When I used this cement, I had to be very sure of my connection before I applied this cement. This cement will dry secure in 2 hours at application temperatures above 60 degrees and up to 24 hours for applications below 60 degrees F. Pressure testing should not be attempted before these curing times have elapsed. Oatey is an American company having first started in 1916 and continues to make the best products related to plumbing. MADE IN THE USA, I would highly recommend all Oatey products as I have been using them for years.
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I am unable to review this product as the lid of the can is pretty much sealed on. My cleverness ...
I am unable to review this product as the lid of the can is pretty much sealed on. My cleverness and a very strong man tried many ways and times to get the lid off to no avail. Comically, this might be the products finest way of proving it is truly cement. I will not speak badly about the company nor the product for they have been in the business for years specializing in plumbing; it merely a fluke I got a can that is cemented shut.
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