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Do I use black steel for air intakes?

Discussion in 'UDS Builds' started by jamiem, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. I've found that people are using pipe nipples for the air intake.  I went to home depot yesterday to get them.  I don't think people are using the galvanized so I bought the 'black steel' nipples.  Are those safe or do we need to buy something else.  I know they are on the outside of the drum but the air is going through them so I didn't want the galvanized because I hear so many people talk about the harmful vapors when it gets to a certain temperature.
  2. webowabo

    webowabo Master of the Pit

    Yes black pipe is what is used. It is safe. The galvanized however even on the outside of the drum will still get hot enough to make some nasties.