The SharkBite PEX Poly Alloy Barb Connector is an easy to install, low-cost solution to connect to PEX tubing to an NPT threaded pipe or fitting. They are suitable for potable water distribution and hydronic heating applications. SharkBite PEX Poly Alloy Barb fittings can be used in both a stainless steel clamp system, or a copper crimp ring system as well (each sold separately).
- 1/2" X 1/2" MNPT Straight Connector
- 3/4" X 3/4" MNPT Straight Connector
- 1" X 1" MNPT Straight Connector
Do you have any fitting to connect to Poly Butylene Piping?
The only fittings we offer that are suitable for polybutylene are in the links below. They are designed to transition from polybutylene to one of the pipe/tube types at the bottom.
PEX (ASTM F876, CSA B137.5)
Copper (ASTM B 88)
CPVC (ASTM D 2846, CSA B137.6)
PE-RT (ASTM F 2769)
HDPE (SDR-9 ASTM D2737)
Date published: 2017-08-11
Are your brass barbed fittings or manifolds made in the USA?
No. These are not made in the USA.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Can this be clamped, or does it need to be crimped?
Our barb fittings can be either crimped or clamped. It all depends on what tool you have and which ring you prefer.
Date published: 2016-06-24
Are these compatible with pex-al-pex? If so what specific manufacturers? Is there any way to get this product in 3/8in?
SharkBite products are not certified to work with multi-layered PEX tubing. PEX - Al - PEX would not be compatible with our products warranty.
Date published: 2016-01-06
The Poly Alloy connections - Are they Alloy with a Poly coating? Trying to determine if they could be used with salt water aquariums and not leach anything including copper into the water - same as PVC parts.
All our fitting are only certified and suggest to be used with potable water. This product is made of Acrudel type material. We would not recommend using this with your aquarium.
Date published: 2015-11-12