Caulking hot pipe

Vic99 Posted By Vic99, Dec 18, 2011 at 3:43 PM

  1. Vic99

    Vic99
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    I insulated basement copper pipes with foam tubes. Is it ok to use caulking around a small area of pipe where it penetrates a foundation wall or will the heat melt or burn the caulking?
     
  2. Dune

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    Silicone caulk will be fine, but if you are worried use high temp silicone.
     

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