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Thank you for your reply. I understand that the plastic lined nipple is best for permanently attaching a brass ball valve on it, because the brass is a noble metal and will corrode the unprotected galvanized pipe and tank. Hence, the need for the plastic lined nipple.

But I did not think that a nipple lined pipe with a galvanized cap would be less reactive than a galvanized, unlined pipe with a galvanized cap.

That is interesting.

Thank you.

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