1. Can’t make it to the GIE+EXPO 2017?
    LawnSite brings the trade show floor to your fingertips with our new GIE+EXPO 2017 Sneak Peek video series debuting now in the Lawn Mowing forum.

    Dismiss Notice

Protecting Glue From The Heat?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by MEXANDME, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,763

    Thin glue is a good sign unless someone thinned out a can with primer. Bad glue has the consistency of jam or jelly. That means that the solvents needed to solvent weld the pipe and fittings have evaporated. On installs, I wanted a new can, used up that day. No old glue, because a new can is cheaper than having to dig up and re fit.
  2. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,944

    I just leave the gallon cans in the warehouse and dispense it into quart containers as needed.
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,243

    I used to value the thickened cement as likely to set quicker (in the days before the blue glues)

Share This Page