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Using Sharkbite Fittings in Plumbing and Heating Systems Installations

Below you will see several examples of Sharkbite Fittings installations to Copper Pipe and PEX Tubing. Sharbite Fittings are lead free so they can be used in Plumbing and Heating Systems. These Fittings are perfect for the do it yourselfer or the season pro. They are more expensive than typlical copper fittings, but they are easy to install and can removed for other use.

Sharbite Fittings are lead free so they can be used in Plumbing and Heating Systems

Picture 1: Sharkbite Coupling Fittings are use to attach PEX Tubing to Copper Pipe. You could also use the Sharbite Ball valves in this example.

Sharbite Fittings are lead free so they can be used in Plumbing and Heating Systems

Picture 2: Sharkbite Coupling Fittings are use to attach PEX Tubing to Copper Pipe. You could also use the Sharbite Ball valves in this example.

Sharbite Fittings are lead free so they can be used in Plumbing and Heating Systems

Picture 3: Sharkbite Coupling Fitting attached to the end of a 1/2 inch Copper Pipe.

Sharbite Fittings are lead free so they can be used in Plumbing and Heating Systems

Picture 4: Sharkbite Coupling Fitting attached to the end of 2 1/2 inch Copper Pipes - One Cold Line and One Hot Line.

Sharbite Fittings are lead free so they can be used in Plumbing and Heating Systems

Picture 5: Sharkbite Coupling Fitting attached to the end of a 1/2 inch Copper Pipe Hot Water

This example is that of a Tankless Water Heater, but the principal is the same whether it is a hot water system for Plumbing Domestic Water of for a PEX Tubing Radiant Heating System.

Sharbite Fittings example of how installed

Picture 6: Sharbite Fittings example of how installed.