SharkBite PEX tubing is a cross-linked polyethylene tubing for a wide range of residential and commercial plumbing applications. Manufactured with an oxygen barrier for radiant floor and hydronic heating applications (available in orange). The oxygen diffusion barrier applied to the exterior limits oxygen permeation through the tubing wall in hydronic heating applications which prevents corrosion of ferrous metal parts in the heating system. repeating SharkBite imprint pattern provides a visual aid to determine if the tube has been inserted all the way into the SharkBite Push-Fit Fitting. This feature only works if the tubing is cut between the SharkBite imprint pattern.
ASTM F877-2011a and CSA B137.5-2009 & NSF/ANSI 71
"We are adding hydronic radiant heat to another room in our house. We have always soldered our copper pipes and then attached it to the 1/2" pex tubing in the floors with barb brass fittings & crimp rings. Can we use SharkBite push fittings safely?
Can the shark bite hydronic heat tubing be connected using an expansion tool and expansion ring?
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