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The purpose of plumbing is to install, maintain and repair a dwelling’s pipes and sanitary fixtures.
plumbing tools [1] Teflon tape soldering torch disposable fuel cylinder pencil point tip tube cutter hacksaw tube flaring tool pipe threader

Teflon tape click to hear

Flexible waterproof ribbon for covering threaded pipe joints to prevent leakage.

soldering torch click to hear

Portable tool operating on gas, for fastening parts using a finishing metal with a low melting point, such as lead.

disposable fuel cylinder click to hear

Small interchangeable tank, filled with gas (usually propane or butane) supplying the burner.

pencil point tip click to hear

Detachable end in which the gas is burned, and whose shape produces a slender flame with a fine tip.

tube cutter click to hear

Hand tool fitted with a cutting wheel for making straight even cuts to metal or plastic pipes.

hacksaw click to hear

Frame handsaw for sawing metal of varying thicknesses.

tube flaring tool click to hear

Hand tool composed of a clamp and a conical instrument that is inserted into a pipe to widen the end.

pipe threader click to hear

Round part with teeth, mounted on a diestock, for creating a thread on the outside of a pipe by hand.