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Pipe Insertion Depth Chart

SharkBite push-to-connect pipe insertion depth and pipe size compatibility.

SharkBite push-to-connect fittings are compatible with PEX, copper, CPVC, PE-RT and HDPE pipe. We also offer transition push-to-connect transition fittings for PVC and polybutylene pipe types. There are no special tools, crimping, glue or soldering required and fittings can be installed in wet lines. Find your fitting size below to identify the pipe insertion depth needed to make a secure connection. 

SharkBite Fitting Size Nominal
Pipe Size
Pipe OD Pipe Insertion
Depth (in.)
Pipe
Insertion Depth
(mm) 
1/4 in. 1/4 in. CTS 3/8 in. 0.82 21
3/8 in. 3/8 in. CTS 1/2 in. 0.94 24
1/2 in. 1/2 in. CTS 5/8 in. 0.95 24
5/8 in. 5/8 in. CTS 3/4 in. 1.13 29
3/4 in. 3/4 in. CTS 7/8 in. 1.10 28
1 in. 1 in. CTS 1-1/8 in. 1.31 33
1-1/4 in. 1-1/4 in. CTS 1-3/8 in. 1.88 48
1-1/2 in. 1-1/2 in. CTS 1-5/8 in. 2.05 52
2 in. 2 in. CTS 2-1/8 in. 2.19 56