Asked by: Manol Sraddha
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd April, 2020

What do you use to cut black pipe?

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  1. Cut the Pipe with a Hack Saw. To cut the pipe with a hack saw, place the pipe in a vise and then use a hack saw to cut across the marking line for the measurement.
  2. Cut Iron Pipe with a Hammer and Chisel. This is a very good way to cut iron pipe.
  3. Cut Pipe with a Snap Cutter.

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Also question is, can I cut black pipe with a hacksaw?

#1 – Use a hacksaw. You can definitely use a hacksaw to cut through a piece of cast iron pipe. However, this is the slowest and most difficult method available.

Furthermore, how strong is black iron pipe? The standards that black iron pipe must conform to guarantee a pressure rating of at least 150psi, if installed properly. Black iron is stronger than any plastic pipe because it is made of metal. This is important, because a gas leak can be deadly.

Considering this, what can I use to cut galvanized pipe?

To cut galvanized pipe, use either a tube-cutting tool, a reciprocating saw, or a hacksaw. To use a tube-cutting tool, you'll secure the vice-like tool around the pipe, then tighten it until it cuts through the pipe. Once you cut it, you'll need to use a rounded file to sand down any burrs.

Can a Sawzall cut metal pipe?

Reciprocating saws cut through just about everything short of a rock. With a recip saw (also called a Sawzall, the brand name of Milwaukee's tool), you can cut through lumber even if it's embedded with nails. It can also cut all common forms of metal: steel, aluminum, copper, and cast iron.

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