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What is a slip ball valve?

The SharkBite 1/2 in. Push-to-Connect Slip Ball Valve is an innovative valve that allows you to make a quick repair or add in ball valve to rigid Copper or CPVC Pipe. The slip ball valve allows up to 2 in. of pipe to be removed allowing for easy installation where rigid pipes do not allow movement.

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Also know, what is a slip coupling used for?

Slip couplings are the most efficient way to repair a burst pipe or leak. A slip fitting does the job of two couplings and extra pipe. Only one end of the coupling has a stop, allowing the opposite end to slide freely over the end of a pipe.

Additionally, do shark bites ever leak? In general, SharkBite fittings only leak due to one of these reasons: The pipe was not properly deburred prior to installation. The pipe has scratches or debris on the outside that is preventing the O-ring from getting a watertight seal.

Furthermore, what is a slip fitting?

Slip refers to the fact that there are no threads or barbs. To secure a slip fitting, glue or some other adhesive must be used. Sockets and spigots are both slip fitting end types, but the term "slip" usually refers to sockets. A socket is a fitting that simply goes over the end of a pipe.

What are the different types of fittings?

Fittings are generally used in mechanical and plumbing operations for a number of different purposes. There are many different kinds of fittings, made from a variety of materials: some of the most common types are elbows, tees, wyes, crosses, couplings, unions, compression fittings, caps, plugs and valves.

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