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Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing(CSST) is a flexible type of piping for natural gas. CSST is NOT the same as flexible gas appliance tubing (connects the pipe to the appliance). The sleeve is almost always yellow, and the tubing is rated for indoor use. Use with the [natural-gas] tag

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Does short CSST line off of copper need to be grounded to main panel?

The LP gas in my house runs through soft copper tubing. I am adding a gas range and have a chunk of CSST left from adding heat to an outbuilding. If I tap into the copper and run CSST to the range (...
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Safety of direct bonding to exterior ground for CSST

The instructions for my yellow CSST propane line require it to be bonded where the service enters my home. They also specify not to bond at two points, and not to bond at the appliance. The appliance ...
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How should I bond my CSST given my gas entry distant from my electrical entry?

I live in VA and used 3/4" CSST to run 5ft from LP Tank up the inside of the wall to the first floor's floor joists, then switch to 3/4" black pipe to run 72 inches to the kitchen where the ...
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Need help identifying CSST manufacturer

Can anyone tell me who is the manufacturer of this CSST (and related fixture)?
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Is it safe to test electrical bonding of natural gas pipes with a multimeter resistance test?

I would assume the currents and voltages produced by a consumer grade multimeter (testing electrical resistance) would not be large enough to produce any danger of natural gas combustion. But I was ...
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Does a 3/4" FIP gas fitting effectively reduce the run size for 1" CSST?

I'm running about 50' of 1" CSST natural gas tubing and want the best flow possible before I branch out and step down. I see there are two choices for connections; 1" MIP (3/4" FIP) x 1&...
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CSST gas line termination OK?

To me the termination of this CSST gas line to my gas stove looks a bit suspect. Is this installation ok? The yellow jacket on the line is peeled back a bit, about an inch and a half from the fitting. ...
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Do I need to bond and ground where the CSST connects to the metal pipe?

I recently had my gas line moved for my range. The piping was replaced with CSST. If my metal piping is already bonded and grounded near the gas meter, do I need to also have a separate bond and ...
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Running ground wire from CSST to house ground

I recently installed CSST in my basement to supply natural gas to an outside BBQ grill. Essentially it's CSST from the manifold to a termination plate on the wall, and then black iron pipe outside ...
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Is this CSST bonding proper?

Is it okay for the 6 AWG copper bonding to come in contact with the CSST? Notes: Distances are not drawn to scale; CSST is about 60 feet with bends and turns Assume the black iron is properly ...
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Bonding gas piping, flexible CSST in conjuction with Iron pipe

I recently became aware of the need to bond a gas distribution containing yellow CSST flexible pipe. (TracPipe FGP SS4 750 5 PSI FUEL It has a yellow jacket) When our propane system was converted to ...
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CSST Gas Line is a Couple Feet Too Sort

I'm finishing my basement ceiling which includes building a bulkhead around ductwork, plumbing and two CSST gas lines. When the house was built (2002) the contractors used just enough of the CSST to ...
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Residential Natural Gas Meter - Remove Fitting?

Is that reducer coming out of the meter necessary? Currently, it's a 3/4" to 1/2" reducer, then steps back up to 3/4" and then to 1" for the runs in the house. Can I eliminate this ...
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Does a 0.1 PSI drop in 24 hours indicate a leak in gas piping?

After installing some new CSST with black iron end points and pressure testing at 5 PSI, is it bad to lose 1/10 of a PSI (0.1 PSI) in 24 hours? I cannot identify any leaky joints with solution and I'...
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Bond CSST to Water Pipe - Allowed in 2017 NEC 250.104(B)?

I am looking to bond out CSST gas line which is in our crawl space of the house (dirt floor) and the copper water pipe is close by. I was wondering if CSST can be bonded to the copper water pipe in ...
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Is CSST piping and water piping in an inaccessible crawl space against code?

The CSST line that feeds our upstairs dryer with gas, the water pipes for the washing machine and some electrical wires run through an inaccessible crawlspace in the basement. When I went to turn the ...
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What pipe should I use for a short gas line for a stove in a tight area?

I am going from an electric stove to a gas stove and I need some advice on installing the gas line. I have a gas line running underneath the stove and there is plug where I can attach the gas line ...
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Protecting CSST Through Studs - Are there no off-the-shelf solutions?

I am having a hard time meeting the protection requirements outlined in the manufacturer's specifications. I'm installing HomeFlex CSST in California - California's plumbing code defers to the ...
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