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Rain-R-Shine 8 oz. Medium Blue PVC Pipe Cement

  • PVC cement is environmentally friendly with low VOC levels
  • PVC glue that eliminates the need for primer
  • Best used in potable water, pressure pipe, and DWV systems
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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.

The Rain-R-Shine 8 oz. PVC Cement joins PVC pipe and fittings with a fast-acting formula. The solvent cement is designed for use in conditions where moisture is present. Includes a dauber stem for application.
  • Medium-bodied blue cement for use on all schedules and classes of PVC pipe and fittings up to 6 in. Dia with interference fit
  • Low-V.O.C. solvent cement meets California south coast air quality management district (SCAQMD) 1168/316A or BAAQMD method 40 and various environmental requirements
  • Very fast-setting hot cement formulated for wet conditions and/or quick pressurization and fast installation
  • Recommended for pool, irrigation, potable water, pressure pipe, conduit and DWV
  • Recommended application temperature 40°F to 110°F / 4°to 43°
  • No primer needed on non-pressure DWV, up through 6 in. Dia where local codes permit
  • Meets ASTM D-2564
  • 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.)
2.3
Product Height (in.)
3.6
Product Width (in.)
2.3 in

Details

Applicator in lid
Yes
Colored
Yes
Maintenance, Repair & Supplies Product Type
Pipe Cement, Primer & Cleaner
Pack Size
1
Pipe Material/Type
PVC
Quantity (oz.)
8
Returnable
180-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 years

Questions & Answers

16Questions49Answers

can this be used on a joint that has seepage like kitchen drain

Asked by james April 29, 2019
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Yes

Can this be applied to a 2" slip fitting and then have that fitting inserted into a pipe currentl...

Asked by mikeinaiken October 18, 2018
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no i really doubt it will work under water , a bit wet is ok , you also apply it to both sides so you sure cant apply to the underwater side

Can rain or shine glued joints be painted over?

Asked by Mark December 6, 2016
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Yes, however, it take maybe 15 minutes for any excess visible glue on exterior of fitting to fully cure. The pipe bonds almost instant to where you can't move it, but directions say allow 15 minutes before putting glued connection under pressure.

Can this product be used to join conduit lengths while THWN cable is present in the conduit?

Asked by dracpa September 29, 2016
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Yes; I just did a job of that sort. Put the cement only on the male end of the joint, then push the sections together, and tug the wires snug.

Can this be used to stay under water

Asked by Jeff May 16, 2018
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To stop water from leaking

Underground?

Asked by Stella June 25, 2015
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Yes! I patched my main water line using this product.

Can this be applied in the rain? if so how long does it take to dry?

Asked by Mattman86 December 14, 2019
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Yes! Just leave it for a couple of hours to allow it to set properly once applied.

I used this product on the 1 1/2 pvc pipes which go from my pool pump which run back to the pool....

Asked by Tom May 12, 2018
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I never use primer. This will hold pressure like any other cement.

Can I use this to connect an ABS fitting to PVC or do I have to go with the specialty green one? ...

Asked by DieselMike July 5, 2020
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No this Blue glue is for wet pvc applications. You might use the green glue to connect ABS to PVC.

How long before I can turn the water on 1/2 pvc pipe

Asked by Dj June 18, 2020
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30 minutes

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Like the fact that it combines the primer and cement in one product. The fact that the primer is ...
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Like the fact that it combines the primer and cement in one product. The fact that the primer is combined with the cement is very convenient plus the fact that the cement is a vivid blue means that it is much easier to see where the cement has been applied (which can otherwise be an issue when working in low light conditions). The cement spreads easily and made a solid joint. It seems to be a thing with the Oatey products that the lids are on so tight I need to use a channel lock to open the can, trying hard not to crush the lid...
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I've used Oatey products for years and never have been disappointed with the results. Oately rain and shine is the perfect solution for many of my applications on the farm. Typically when a PVC pipe bursts, you need a product that will work in the wet. I've also used it on pressure tank applications to making PVC dog jumps! Rain R shine is designed to be used without a cleaner, however just to be safe, I always clean and rough up my joints prior to final assembly. Rain or Shine sets quickly, a nice feature for those emergency jobs.
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Oatey is a brand my husband and I have used for years. This Rain or shine brand was what we neede...
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Oatey is a brand my husband and I have used for years. This Rain or shine brand was what we needed for re-piping all the PVC pipes for our above ground pool. Since we were in wet areas, this was the best application because it sets realy--REALLY FAST! You need to move quickly when you use this, so have all your parts ready to go. We do a diagram, than quickly glue and seat immediately. Provide a very strong hold and the smell isn't as strong as some other brands.
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Excellent cement for pvc pipes. Sets fairly fast and is solid. Works well in cooler wet conditi...
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Excellent cement for pvc pipes. Sets fairly fast and is solid. Works well in cooler wet conditions. Just dry the pipe, apply cement and assemble the pipes or fittings. I fixed my irrigation in just minutes and it worked better than any cement I have used before. Blue color to let you see that you have gotten it applied right. I highly recommend when you are finished with any cement to tighten the lid and store it upside down to prevent left over glue from setting up.
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I have used this Oatey Rain-R-Shine 8 oz. PVC Cement in the past serval times and to me it is an ...
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I have used this Oatey Rain-R-Shine 8 oz. PVC Cement in the past several times and to me it is an outstanding PVC cement. I last time used it was when I installed my yard sprinkler system. It was used inside in the basement and outside in the sprinkler control box and have never had a leak. The smell is almost non-existing. The cement can be use on all schedules and classes of PVC pipe and fittings all the way up to 6 inches. This is a very fast setting cement so be sure to have the pipe and fitting really to go before applying the cement. A primer will be needed depending what type of pipe you are using. Check with a Home Depot employee to see if a primer is need for your project. If it does I recommend you use Oatey purple primer, it's great stuff.
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This should be your go to PVC cement. You actually can apply it rain or shine. It will give you a...
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This should be your go to PVC cement. You actually can apply it rain or shine. It will give you a positive bond and leak free PVC piping joint even in damp or wet conditions. This glue dries very fast and joints cemented with it can be pressurized minutes after making up the joint, in my experience, although you should follow the instructions on the can and wait two hours before pressurizing up to 180 psi. I regularly use this to repair and modify my irrigation system and highly recommend it.
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Oatey lives up to it's brand reputation with this cement. The best part about this PVC cement is ...
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Oatey lives up to it's brand reputation with this cement. The best part about this PVC cement is that you do not need primer. It is designed for quick application and use. It is designed for use with pressure pipe, irrigation, pool fittings and is even safe for use with potable water. It should not be use on pipes greater than 6" diameter. Another bonus is that is low VOC.
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While I have been using Oatey cements on PVC pipes for more than 30 years, a primer coat is usual...
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While I have been using Oatey cements on PVC pipes for more than 30 years, a primer coat is usually in order. Today's project involved gray pipe, which is PVC pipe for electrical purposes. I needed to run quite a lot this pipe for a Dusk-To-Dawn light. With Oatey Rain-R-Shine cement, there was no need for primer. However, had this been water pipe under pressure, I would have cleaned the edges and tips; and I would have used an Oatey primer. This Oatey cement allows just enough time to create a firm connection and give it a slight twist before the cement sets up.
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If you ever had to work with wet or damp pipes you will love this PVC cement. I love using it on ...
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If you ever had to work with wet or damp pipes you will love this PVC cement. I love using it on all my plumbing needs. We are in Florida where moisture is always a problem. With this cement I have never had a leak. Additionally, it is a medium body cement which holds much better than the standard a PVC cement. We use it on all PVC pipes up to 2”. This is our preferred pvc cement.
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I have used Oatey PVC cement in the past for my broken PVC sprinkler pipes, and wouldn't even con...
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I have used Oatey PVC cement in the past for my broken PVC sprinkler pipes, and wouldn't even consider using another product. So I have used this Rain 'n Shine cement and the great thing about it is you don't have to have an absolutely dry surface for it to work. And after waiting a couple of minutes and turning the sprinkler system on, there are absolutely no leaks. Just remember to use their purple primer first. This is just another tool for me to maintain my sprinkler system.
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