# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 1994372492

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe procedures for repairing PEX water lines.

Definition

Description should include the following steps:
  • Assemble tools and equipment.
  • Cut and remove the damaged section of PEX pipe.
  • Install repair coupling and clamps in the ends of the cut tubing.
  • Crimp clamps tight, using a crimper.
  • Check for leaks.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the relevant safety precautions/procedures for working with PEX pipe?
  • Where is PEX pipe used?
  • What is a common size for PEX pipe?