WHITE PEX PIPE (Coils)

WHITE PEX PIPE (Coils) is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 40.
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Information

SharkBite PEX tubing is a cross-linked polyethylene pipe for a range of residential and commercial plumbing applications. This pipe is approved for all potable water systems and is also available in red and blue colors. SharkBite PEX is approved for crimp, clamp or push-to-connect plumbing systems. The pipe comes with a repeating SharkBite imprinted pattern which serves as a visual aid to determine if the tube has been inserted correctly into SharkBite Push-to-Connect fittings. This feature only works if the tubing is cut between the SharkBite imprint pattern.

Approvals

ASTM F877-2011a and CSA B137.5-2009 & NSF/ANSI 62

SizesPart #
1/4" (3/8" OD) 50' Coil Pipe
U850W50
1/4" (3/8" OD) 100' Coil Pipe
U850W100
3/8" 50' Coil Pipe
U855W50
3/8" 100' Coil Pipe
U855W100
1/2" 25' Coil Pipe
U860W25
1/2" 50' Coil Pipe
U860W50
1/2" 100' Coil Pipe
U860W100
1/2" 300' Coil Pipe
U860W300
1/2" 500' Coil Pipe
U860W500
1/2" 1000' Coil Pipe
U860W1000
3/4" 25' Coil Pipe
U870W25
3/4" 50' Coil Pipe
U870W50
3/4" 100' Coil Pipe
U870W100
3/4" 300' Coil Pipe
U870W300
3/4" 500' Coil Pipe
U870W500
1" 100' Coil Pipe
U880W100
1" 300' Coil Pipe
U880W300
1" 500' Coil Pipe
U880W500
1-1/4" 100' Coil Pipe
U885W100
1-1/2" 100' Coil Pipe
U890W100
2" 100' Coil Pipe
U895W100

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from A little patience and this stuff is great for the price The other reviewer said it is unworkable. I suspect that it is a matter of patience and common sense. I have not had a single leak with this stuff and any 3/4" pipe is tough in tight corners that is why there are fittings but to make long runs where you would need a lot of fittings for rigid pipe, this stuff works great. The only thing better is weirsbo(?) because it retains shape after freezing but this stuff freezes and still have not had a leak!
Date published: 2011-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from STIFF, but workable...INSTALL tips... I purchased this to replace my 1/2" copper lines to install a water softener. Our home has a 3/4" service coming in, but back in the 50's, they thought that it was a good idea to run everything in half inch. Since I had to make a 35' run just to feed the water softener, I thought that I'd replace all the copper with pex and SharkBites. Project went smooth as silk. DO NOT cut off the outside plastic from the roll of tubing - simply cut the center of the plastic out on ONE side, and then the plastic bands. Find the end of the pipe in the CENTER of the coil, and feed the pipe from there. This way when you feed the new pipe, the coil can simply spin and un-wind as you pull, and the rest of your pipe stays clean. Pipe CAN be straightened, and has a remarkably low "memory" - meaning that when you bend the pipe in the opposite direction of the natural coil curve, it does not want to immediately snap back to that shape. It will try to return to that shape, but VERY slowly, which allows you to complete your install. If you have places where you need to make long runs, a small piece of blue masking tape can be placed over the end of the pipe to keep debris out.
Date published: 2013-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Less Than Perfect I mean me, not the product. Used pex pipe and associated sharkbite fittings for leak repair and to re-do a shower. Tubing is easily cut and since it is coiled, it is difficult to cut the ends square. However, there were no leaks. Sharkbite fittings are easily removed with the proper tool, allowing for use of the "trial-and-error" method of obtaining a good fit. For this reason the fittings seem to be worth the extra expense.
Date published: 2011-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy to use I was going to use some copper piping I had on hand for a small job but I noticed that my HD also had 3' length of this available so I grabbed one of those and it made the whole job much easier and cheaper since I did not have to use two 90° elbows... Such a simple system with Sharkbite fittings.
Date published: 2014-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good product if you get the 500 ft roll, make sure u have enough help....really difficult to work with, it was like playing with a 500ft spring.
Date published: 2015-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product - install tips... I purchased this to replace my 1/2" copper lines to install a water softener. Our home has a 3/4" service coming in, but back in the 50's, they thought that it was a good idea to run everything in half inch. Since I had to make a 35' run just to feed the water softener, I thought that I'd replace all the copper with pex and SharkBites. Project went smooth as silk. DO NOT cut off the outside plastic from the roll of tubing - simply cut the center of the plastic out on ONE side, and then the plastic bands. Find the end of the pipe in the CENTER of the coil, and feed the pipe from there. This way when you feed the new pipe, the coil can simply spin and un-wind as you pull, and the rest of your pipe stays clean. Pipe CAN be straightened, and has a remarkably low "memory" - meaning that when you bend the pipe in the opposite direction of the natural coil curve, it does not want to immediately snap back to that shape. It will try to return to that shape, but VERY slowly, which allows you to complete your install. If you have places where you need to make long runs, a small piece of blue masking tape can be placed over the end of the pipe to keep debris out.
Date published: 2013-04-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Too Stiff to work with in crawl space I'm installing a whole house filter/conditioner (Aquios) and it was necessary to go in the crawlspace under the house in order to cut into the main. Basically, I'm separating the house water from the yard water to keep from "using up" the filter media too fast. Read reviews stating how stiff it is, but since I'm in the trades (carpenter - not a plumber) I thought I would have the strength to make it work/straighten it out. I wanted to do this due to the fact that using a single piece of long pipe is cheaper due to fewer fitting, plus a better flow rate since the fittings will constrict flow somewhat. But I was wrong about my ability. It is flat too stiff to straighten it out on your own while under the house. It was so precurved from being in the roll that I was unable to even get it straight enough to get it on the male adapter. It would pop off. I would of given it one star because of how stiff and unworkable it is, but my situation is perhaps a little extreme. I ended up buying straight 10' sections and multiple fittings and it worked fine. If you're doing above grade work where it's easier to work it/pre-straighten it better and are able to put several pipe clamps to hold it straight you might be fine if you have adequate abilities. For the home diyer though, I cant recommend it. You're better off getting the 10' sections and using multiple fittings.
Date published: 2015-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy to use and work with I have been using PEX piping in my remodel and I am very happy with the quality of the product. I was worried it would not hold up like copper does but in fact I think this product is superior to copper. Much easier to work with and you do not have to solder.
Date published: 2015-07-21
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Questions

hi does pex have to be red for hot water,blue for cold? thanks

Asked by: dad to 3
Hello, The red, white and blue SharkBite PEX tubing is all the same material. Any color tubing can be used with hot or cold water as long as your local code allows it. The different colors make identifying hot and cold lines easier. Thank you
Answered by: SharkBite118
Date published: 2017-03-04

I have copper water lines in my crawl space with fiberglass insulation.  Any issue with using slip T and your pipe to run an additional line for a new outdoor faucet?

Asked by: Pita
Hello, The run of a SharkBite slip tee can only be used with copper or CPVC. The branch may be used with Copper, PEX or CPVC. If you are using our PEX pipe on the branch part of the tee and it is insulated to protect from freezing you should have no problems. Thank you
Answered by: SharkBite118
Date published: 2017-02-20

Is the white shark bite 1/2" coil sold at Home Depot type a or type b or type c?

Asked by: Dumbplumb
Good morning, SharkBite Red, White and Blue PEX is Type B. SharkBite Orange PEX is type C.
Answered by: SharkBite_KM
Date published: 2017-02-13

I would like to replace some older pipes with pex. This is in an unfinished basement which has small windows and daylight led lighting. Is this amount of light a problem with the tubing? If so how would you protect it?

Asked by: New2Pex
Good morning, PEX can not be exposed to direct sunlight. If you feel light will hit the PEX, you will need to cover it with a product that won't allow light in. We do not have products to offer for this type of issue. We've heard of customers using different products to prevent this including but not limited: trash bags, insulation, Larger diameter pipe (such as PVC).
Answered by: SharkBite_KM
Date published: 2017-01-30

Does Sharkbite make a Pex rated for a multi-use fire sprinkler system?

Asked by: Bill S
Hello Bill, SharkBite offers a fire protection system for multipurpose water systems in residential occupancies, serving both domestic water lines and fire protection water systems. The system consists of two components, and should be installed together as a full system to meet UL 1821 Thermoplastic Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Services Standards: 1. SharkBite Fire Fittings 2. SharkBite PEX Tubing Please see the link below: http://www.sharkbite.com/product/fire-elbows-2/ Thank you
Answered by: SharkBite118
Date published: 2017-01-18

do you offer Pex in a 1-1/4" x 300' coil?

Asked by: jpennell
Good afternoon, We offer 1-1/4" tubing in 100 foot coils. We do not offer 300 feet at this time.
Answered by: SharkBite_KM
Date published: 2017-01-12

Can the 1/4" PEX tubing be used for an ice maker water connection?

Asked by: FinderMI
Good afternoon, Yes.
Answered by: SharkBite_KM
Date published: 2016-12-28

I want to replace the main supply line with 1 inch tubing. Should I use the slip on connector or the crimp connector or an expander ?

Asked by: Peter715
Good morning, Our tubing can not be used with expanding tool. You can only use the Push-To-Connect or Crimp/Clam p barb fittings. Between those two options, It's really up to you. If you use our products with our tubing, you'll get a 25 year warranty.
Answered by: SharkBite_KM
Date published: 2016-12-21
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