Lead Pipe Fittings

Lead Pipe Fittings

Lead fittings, to connect modern plastic and copper pipe to old lead pipework.

Lead pipe came in a range of sizes 1/2 inch, 3/4 inch, 1 inch etc and in different weights 6lbs,7lbs etc. This refers to the weight of a foot length of pipe so 1 foot of 1/2 inch 6lb lead weighs 6lbs etc.

Take a bit of time to measure your pipework. 5lb lead pipe measures 0.743" OD, 6lb is 0.873",  7lb is 0.918".

* Lead is a highly poisonous metal, affecting almost every organ and system in the body *

* Proper care and precautions must be taken when working with Lead *