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No. Oatey has green transition cement for this application. Before using this product on your project, you will need to check with your local building officials to insure it is approved in your municipality.

Please email our technical department for job specific application guidelines.

No. You should never use primer on ABS pipe because it will affect the integrity of the pipe.

All primers are safe for use on PVC and CPVC pipe and fittings.

This depends on the can size and the diameter of pipe. Please use online charts or contact.

Cure times vary depending on a wide variety of factors. Please review the documents below and read our blog for more helpful information.

Solvent Cement Cure Charts

Solvent Cement Instructions

Oatey has formulated different cements for various applications and you should always use PVC cements on PVC piping and CPVC cement on CPVC piping. If you have a unique circumstance, please contact our technical department.

Unfortunately once purple primer comes into contact with any material, the affect is permanent.

The date is written in Julian format. The first group of five numbers is the date of manufacture and is read as follows, i.e. 14045. The first two numbers are the year and the last three numbers are the day of the year. 14=2014 and 045=February 14th, so the date of manufacture is February 14th, 2014.

The date codes on all PVC, ABS and CPVC cements / Primers and Cleaners are located on the bottom of can.

PVC & ABS Cements / Primers and Cleaners have 3 year shelf life from date of manufacture, and CPVC has 2 year shelf life from date of manufacture.

See more in our blog.


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