Cutting a Drain Pipe

How to cut a drain pipe

  • Difficulty


Use a two hand grip on the rotary tool when using a cut-off wheel.

You need
  • Tape measure
  • Spring Clamp
  • Smooth-faced Wrench
  • No materials needed
L: Length, W: Width, H: Height, D: Diameter
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Step 1

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After installing the new sink in your cabinet, you will need to measure the new drainpipe length needed and transfer this dimension to the pipe.

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Step 2

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Clamp drainpipe and cut excess off with the 456 cut-off wheel. Recommended speed: 35,000 rpm.

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Step 3

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Secure pipe to drain basket, slide trap up both pipes and hand tighten.

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Use a smooth-faced wrench to tighten the joints. Test the drain by slowly running cold water (check for any leaks). Tighten any loose fittings. Your sink is now ready to use.