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occasionally you'll see posted pictures of corrosion in the threads on rads. since the fittings are brass and the rads are copper, that can happen. but i never see anyone using teflon tape to wrap the fittings before threading them into a rad. teflon tape is commonly and necessarily used in plumbing. It would make a better waterproof seal and prevent metal-metal contact. is there any obvious reason i am missing to avoid teflon tape?
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Nothing wrong with using teflon tape. It just isn't really needed in most cases.

Brass and copper shouldn't really cause corrosion either. So I'm not sure what that is.
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I have seen some people use it, but its really not necessary and it can get in your loop and clog blocks.
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