Can you use push-to-connect fittings for stainless steel tubing?
Stainless Steel Push-To-Connect Fittings – 934 They are suitable for use with both hard & soft tubing. They have an 316SS Stainless Steel body, with 301SS stainless steel collet & FPM (Viton) seal. WARNING: ensure the o-ring is compatible with fluid being conveyed.
What are push-to-connect fittings?
Push-to-pull, push-to-connect, push-in, push-fit, or instant fittings are a type of easily removed compression fitting or quick connect fitting that allows an air (or water) line to be attached, nominally without the use of tools (a tool is still usually required for cutting tubing to length and removal).
Who makes push-to-connect fittings?
NewAge Industries, Inc. Supplier of push-to-connect fittings in acetal. NSF-51 & NSF-61 certified. Inch & metric sizes.
What is an advantage of a push to connect coupling?
The speed of making a connection with push-fit fittings is perhaps the biggest advantage. In an emergency, you can quickly cap or repair a pipe by simply slipping on a push-fit fitting. Push-fit fittings are a great way to make pipe connections without having to solder or use clamps, unions, or glue.
Can you reuse push-fit fittings?
Certain push-fit fittings, such as Speedfit brand, can be removed by hand and reused. Others may need a special tool to remove them for reuse. Some brands cannot be reused at all.
What is the biggest advantage of push-to-connect fittings?
The ability to make a fast and reliable connection is the most significant benefit of Push to Connect fittings. Whether a new installation or an emergency repair, saving time is saving money. Unlike gluing or soldering, the tubing does not need not be completely dry.
How do I remove quick connect tubing?
The insert connects with the coupling body, snapping together to make a watertight seal. To release the fitting, you simply press the latch and pull them apart.