How much space do you need between ProPress fittings?
|Tubing Diameter||Minimum Distance (inches)||Minimum Distance (mm)|
|2 in||3/4 in||20 mm|
|2-1/2 in||5/8 in||15 mm|
|3 in||5/8 in||15 mm|
|4 in||5/8 in||15 mm|
How much pressure can a ProPress fitting hold?
The ProPress System meets the most rigorous testing standards and codes in the United States, Canada and Europe. In tests conducted by NSF International, joints made by the ProPress System have rated test pressures of 600 psi, and working pressures of 200 psi within an operating temperature range of 0° to 250° F.
Are ProPress fittings reliable?
By automatizing almost every step in the process, ProPress fittings consistently create uniform, clean, and reliable joints. Even the best trained plumber will make mistakes; the ProPress system removes that possibility and provides connections you can count on day in and day out.
Is ProPress rated for underground?
It’s one of the most common questions we get: can MegaPress, ProPress and other fittings be used underground? The answer is yes. Viega press fittings are approved for underground installations, per Uniform Code and International Code listings.
How close can you solder next to a ProPress fitting?
Can you solder next to ProPress fittings? Yes. When soldering next to ProPress fittings, the installer must remain at least three tube diameters away from the connection to prevent damage to the sealing element.
Why are ProPress tools so expensive?
They are expensive because they are electro-hydrolic. If you can’t stomach the price of the Ridgid or Rothenberger get a manual Nibco. That, and the tons of value it adds to any plumber from all the money he can make off it.
Will SharkBite fittings leak?
SharkBite fittings are designed to create a leak-proof seal. When a SharkBite fitting does leak, the first thing you’ll want to do is see if the pipe is connected to the fitting correctly. By pressing in the cufflink, the steel teeth on the inside will release, and you’ll be able to pull your pipe out.
Why is ProPress so expensive?
How long will ProPress fittings last?
50 years for most copper Manufacturers.
Can you bury ProPress copper fittings?
No worries. Tubing: K, L and M hard copper tubing from ½” to 4″ and soft copper tubing in ½” to 1¼” diameters. All tubing must comply with the ASTM B88 standard. Viega ProPress fittings are approved for installations in both above- and below-ground applications.
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Viega systems deliver unparalleled quality and durability. Learn more about how Viega systems can save you time and money on your next project. Viega. Connected in quality. Quality is the driving force behind everything we do. It’s the heart of our company’s identity, and it has been that way for more than 120 years.
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