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post #1 of 4 Old 06-25-2018, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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Glueing Gray and White PVC

I’m working on a project where I’ll be glueing Gray PVC electrical conduit together using White PVC plumbing fittings. The fittings are pool fittings, so they’re deeper than regular schedule 40 fittings.

Best I can tell, they’re both PVC so PVC cement should work, but I thought it might be worth checking.

It’s not a plumbing project, so the joints don’t need to be watertight, but they do need to be strong.

Any thoughts or advice?
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Been there done that, and they are different, and the glue/solvent won't hold up to water pressure over time. As for what you are doing, it may be good enough.
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The PVC adhesives will work fine for both. Since there is no pressurized water there wouldn't be an issue with mixing the two.
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Use an all purpose glue that works on both.

https://www.zoro.com/oatey-cement-al...SABEgLHS_D_BwE

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