Asked by: Anand Camas
asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th March, 2020

Do SharkBite fittings work on soft copper?

Can SharkBite fittings be used with soft copper or rolled copper? No, SharkBite fittings can only be used with hard drawn copper types K, L, and M.

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Considering this, can you use ProPress on soft copper?

ProPress® and ProPress XL (Copper) are safe, reliable and economical copper pipe installation systems that use modern cold press connection technology. Viega® ProPress fittings are for use with type K, L and M hard copper tubing from ½" to 4" and soft copper tubing in ½" to 1¼" diameters.

Beside above, are SharkBite fittings reliable? If you need to repair or replace copper plumbing in your home, a SharkBite fitting is an excellent choice. Sharkbites are approved for use underground and behind walls, but installing them there could be risky. A SharkBite fitting contains a rubber O-ring, which is not best for permanent connections.

Also, do SharkBite fittings last?

SharkBite fittings last a long time. In fact, SharkBite warrants the fittings for 25 years when used with SharkBite tubing.

Why is PEX banned in California?

PEX Banned From California '01 Code. Uponor Wirsbo said its PEX pipe was introduced in California in 1990 and that the product helps solve problems in areas with aggressive soil conditions that copper pipe cannot solve.

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