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The only shower drain available at my local hardware store is The Wondercap, which looks fine.

However, the (white) plastic is formed with "ABS", and the drain pipe itself is white plastic, which I assume to be PVC.

(Isn't ABS supposed to be colored black?)

Is there a safe way to bond these two pieces together? Or should I go find a real plumbing shop and buy a different drain, made out of PVC?


Note the missing drain at the top of the riser: photo of drain pipe from below the trap

And, the rough hole from above: enter image description here

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    ABS plumbing pipe is made black by convention, but ABS in a raw form is a translucent off white and can be made it almost any color. – JPhi1618 Nov 30 '17 at 16:55
  • @JPhi1618: Lego bricks are made of ABS plastic :) – Jacob Krall Nov 30 '17 at 18:46
  • They make glue that is good for both ABS and PVC. Check the plumbing department at your nearest big box store. – ArchonOSX Nov 30 '17 at 18:48
  • @isherwood: Photos of pipe uploaded. The Wondercap drain info is at wondercap.com/products/wondercap – Jacob Krall Nov 30 '17 at 18:53
  • Followup on this question: I installed a different drain, made of PVC. – Jacob Krall Jul 23 '18 at 14:22

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