How to Cut Black Iron Pipe?


Black iron piping is a type of piping that was used heavily in older construction. Today most construction is not done with black iron pipe. One exception to this is in the use of gas line piping.
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1. Tighten the pipe in a pipe vise, if it is not already secure. Mark the pipe where it needs to be cut. 2. Place the rotary cutter around the pipe and tighten the knurled handle
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Cutting cast iron pipe is sometimes necessary if you have an older house. You can do it with a hacksaw, but that is slow, messy, and unreliable. Cutting it with a cold chisel is more
1. Unplug the iron and wait for it to cool. 2. Dampen a cloth with warm water and add 2 or 3 drops of dish soap. 3. Wipe the metal surface of the iron with the cloth, removing all
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Black Iron Pipe Uses
A black iron pipe is a form of steel pipe that is less expensive and more malleable than other iron pipes. It has a black oxide scale on its surface, providing its name. Black iron pipes are popular in homes since they are both heat- and water-resistant,... More »
Difficulty: Easy
To cut black iron pipe, use a rotary cutter with a diamond blade. Make sure to use cutting oil while cutting, and stop to apply cutting oil as often as necessary. Use a reamer afterward to remove and burrs.
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