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Thread: Thread Compound?

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    Pleasanton, CA

    Thread Compound?

    What kind of thread compound do you recommend for PVC threaded connections to pumps?

    Thanks for your thoughts,

    14K gallon plaster pool with spa, solar heated, Intelliflo VS pump, Pentair Clean & Clear cartridge filter, using BBB, TF-100 test kit

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    Re: Thread Compound?

    I'm using master plumber with PTFE, but most brands should work provided the label approves use on pvc etc.

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    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: Thread Compound?

    I've used Master Plumber and Oatey Great White. Just make sure the container says it's safe on plastic threads.
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