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
Can your Oxygen Barrier Pex be used for potable water? Previous answers have been ambiguous in my view. Thanks.
Does this meet NSF Std 14 and 61 for potable water applications? I'm looking for options to install an open radiant heating system with potential to change to a closed system later.
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I have hot water baseboard. Can I cut copper pipe and connect with Orange PEX and place Hyrodnic Kick toe heater? The out pipe of hydronic heater will be connected to Orange PEX and will go under floor to connect with other end of copper pipe. Is this OK?
Does your Oxygen barrier PEX meet the MA code for radiant floor system.
"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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