Asked by: Arcangela Nittiasked in category: General Last Updated: 26th March, 2020
Do SharkBite fittings work on steel pipe?
Correspondingly, will SharkBite work on ABS pipe?
Them shark-bite fittings also work on abs/cpvc/soft flex. copper/hard copper/Pex in it's various incarnations and several other fittings! There's a fitting for that too!
Subsequently, question is, do SharkBite fittings last? SharkBite fittings last a long time. In fact, SharkBite warrants the fittings for 25 years when used with SharkBite tubing.
Keeping this in view, how much pipe goes into a SharkBite fitting?
SharkBite Fittings / Pipe Size Compatibility / Pipe Insertion Depth
|SharkBite Fitting Size (In.)||Nominal Pipe Size||Pipe Insertion Depth Fraction (In.)|
|3/8||3/8 in. CTS||1|
|1/2||1/2 in. CTS||1|
|5/8||5/8 in. CTS||1-1/8|
|3/4||3/4 in. CTS||1-1/8|
Are SharkBite fittings legal?
Fact: SharkBite fittings are approved by the Uniform Plumbing Code and International Plumbing Code for permanent installation. In fact, the only way to properly remove SharkBite Universal fittings is to use the SharkBite disconnect tongs and disconnect clips.