A: The pipe repair kit was used to stop a small pencil hole leak in a steel heating pipe it worked great for me! I also utilized and pipe clamp overlapping the pipe repair tape
A: Yes the pipe repair kit is suitable for use on steam pipe.
A: Use a hacksaw to cut the wrap parallel to the pipe lengthwise along the length of the wrap. You may have to do this on the bottom and top of the pipe.
A: Yes just follow the instructions
A: No, it has to have water turned off and be completely dry. If your going to do all that you may as well fix the problem at the coupling, and it's less expensive to do
A: Yes it will and save you time