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SharkBite

Model U362LFA

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1/2 in. Brass Push-to-Connect Tee

$10.24 /each
  • 1/2-inch SharkBite Push-Fit Tee joins pipes with no soldering.
  • Use to connect any combination of copper, PEX or CPVC pipes.
  • The innovative Push-Fit design makes for a quick & easy install.

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The 1/2 in. SharkBite Push-to-Connect Tee is the easiest way to join copper, CPVC or PEX pipe in any combination with no soldering, clamps, unions or glue. Just insert the pipe and the stainless steel teeth bite down and grip tight, while a specially formulated O-ring compresses to create a perfect seal. Disassembly is just as fast using the simple disconnect tool so fittings and valves can be easily changed and reused. They can even be rotated after assembly for easier installation in tight spaces. SharkBite Fittings are certified for potable water supply and hydronic heating applications. Get SharkBite and get a grip on your next plumbing project.

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  • Lead free DZR brass construction for durability and reliability
  • Use to connect to any combination of copper, PEX, CPVC, or PE-RT pipes
  • Innovative push-to-connect design makes for quick and easy installation
  • Push-to-connect fittings require no solder, glue, unions, or tools
  • Fitting can be rotated on pipe after installation making it easier to work in tight spaces
  • Designed for potable water distribution as well as hydronic heating applications
  • Corrosion resistant to improve longevity
  • Certified as a manufactured joint and for underground and behind-the-wall applications without access panels
  • Listed by IAPMO and design certified and listed to ASSE 1061/NSF 61
  • Meets all UPC, IPC, and cUPC requirements
  • Demount clip allows user to release the fitting from the pipe for convenient installation flexibility (sold separately)
  • Rated to 200°F and 200 psi
  • Connects copper, CTS CPVC, and PEX tubing in any combination

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Can these fittings be used in very cold temps.

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Under my house on a crawl space.
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June 19, 2016
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Drew - SharkBite fittings are rated to 32 Deg F. If using in an area where temperatures will be below that it is recommended that you insulate the pipe and fittings to avoid freezing. Thank you for your interest in our products.
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June 18, 2016
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A simple enough rule is, if the space is sufficient to keep the water itself from freezing, the fitting ought to be fine for it. These fittings need their lengths of pex coming into them nice and square, to make them the most leakproof, and the pipes well-supported against normal motions of use and from water-hammer caused by turning mains off and then on again. Aside from the viability of SharkBite Read More
A simple enough rule is, if the space is sufficient to keep the water itself from freezing, the fitting ought to be fine for it. These fittings need their lengths of pex coming into them nice and square, to make them the most leakproof, and the pipes well-supported against normal motions of use and from water-hammer caused by turning mains off and then on again. Aside from the viability of SharkBite fittings themselves (which I and colleagues have enjoyed total success with), the issue of keeping under-house plumbing warm enough is a priority in itself: hot-water pipes tend to freeze more readily than the cold side does, but both ought to be well-wrapped with insulation to protect them from heat and from cold, as well as to keep you from paying extra for hot water that can't stay hot in too cold a space. Read Less
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June 18, 2016
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Yes, the fittings can be used in cold temps.
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Is there a tee that goes from 1/2" to 1/4"?

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February 3, 2016
Pex waterline comes into cabinet as 1/2" then reduces to 1/4" to supply sink faucet. I want to tee off the 1/2" and run 1/2" to the garage while keeping the sink supply.
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February 4, 2016
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Hi,
If you have 1/4" (3/8" OD) PEX supplying your faucet, you could use http://www.homedepot.com/p/SharkBite-1-2-in-Push-to-Connect-x-1-2-in-Push-to-Connect-x-3-8-in-Compression-Service-Stop-Tee-24984A/206356285.
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Can this be use on the hot water pipe ???

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Can this be use on the hot water pipe as permanent connection ???
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December 25, 2015
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Absolutely. I used this fitting about 12" above my water heater and actually went from copper to PEX pipe for the new hose bib I was installing and had great success with it.
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December 14, 2015
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Hi Hai,
Yes, SharkBite fittings are certified for up to 200 degrees F.
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is this fitting for 1/2 " od or id ?

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Pipe called out as half-inch of any material, is so called by its inside diameter. I've seen these fittings used successfully with not only pex but also 1/2" copper, PVC and older versions of black-walled pex, though whenever possible I try and do entire systems with red and blue brand-new pex so that hot and cold are easily distinguished from each other. Also SharkBites that have push fittings on one Read More
Pipe called out as half-inch of any material, is so called by its inside diameter. I've seen these fittings used successfully with not only pex but also 1/2" copper, PVC and older versions of black-walled pex, though whenever possible I try and do entire systems with red and blue brand-new pex so that hot and cold are easily distinguished from each other. Also SharkBites that have push fittings on one end and some form of thread on the other are a great device to terminate and convert out of an old copper line under a sink, for instance, and then add all the user-end fittings based on up-to-date requirements. Read Less
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December 11, 2015
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Hi Stan,
This fitting is for 1/2" Copper Tube Size. The actual OD of the Copper, CPVC, and PEX is 5/8". For PEX, the ID is 1/2"
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 19 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect! Works perfect, as advertised. No leaks after installation. A bit expensive, but overall a great savings over getting PEX tools. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by They work great, but pricey These work great, they make a sealed tight connection and have some flex also. They are s bear to take off (with the little plastic tool they give you) so measure well to start with. More costly than if you just sweat pipes yourself, but being a weekend diy person, I did some sweating and used some of these connectors. February 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product if you're not great with plumbing All of the quick connect (sometimes called shark bites) products are awesome. If you are like me, I am just good enough to not want to pay a professional to come in for simple plumbing fixes but don't feel comfortable soldering pipes. These little fellas are your solution! you can use it on just about any type of pipe and can feel 100% confident that you won't have leaks once you hear it click. Well worth the price if you're not a plumbing pro or just need to make a quick clean fix. TIPS: Make sure you have the pipe ends cut straight. Extremely uneven cuts will be your only chance of leaks. If you are doing multiple fittings close to each other such as two 90s for a hose connection, make sure you use pipe ties for support as the fittings will want to spin. Buy the little "C" shaped disconnect tool for each size fitting you are going to use. That way if you goof up or decide to change your routes you can reuse the fittings. December 25, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by popular and convenient but over-rated This series of fittings do work and are easy to install. To remove them, supposedly one of their main advantages? Not so much. Yes, the ring tool releases the pipe and allows it to slip out, mostly. With good hand space, room to apply a lot of leverage in the one hand position that works, and extra knuckles to replace the ones you bust... Recently I needed a low-cost manifold for my water lines in a mobile home, without investing in pex tools for fittings that are cheaper short-term but not enough to pay back the cost of tools I might not use much later. I used Flare-it tees instead of these: one-third the cost, leak-free, only slightly more challenging to install. For all valves, elbows and adapter fittings I used Shark-bite push connectors and am happy with them, but even with these the key is not to over-bend your pex, so that each end enters its fitting on a square axis, and to anchor all lines firmly so they can't move around. If you don't do this, these connectors WILL LEAK. But if you lay out supply lines mostly in straight lines or long, gentle curves, they work great. December 4, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The best product ever made, simple and easy to put together, with no soldering, it's GREAT........!!!!!! This products that Shark Bite created is the best products ever made for any waterline work out there, with NO soldering,fluxs,paste, etc,etc...!! Just cut pipe and plug-in fittings, and your good to go. Any plumber or Pipe fitter would be a lot happier to finish a lot faster than what we are use to doing to install copper, pvc, etc......!!!! Thanks Shark Bite your the BEST- #1 August 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Push and Done! I only had to push this on once! I've made the mistake of purchasing "Blue Bird" branded products in the past, and it leaked on the first attempt, so I had to redo the cut on the end of the pipe to get it to fit properly, but not with this SharkBite!! August 11, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Surprised me... I'm not going to lie, I was skeptical of this T connector, despite the good reviews it had. I found it hard to believe that a push connector could work well on copper and PEX. But I figured I'd give it a try, since it would be the easiest solution for what I needed - I had to tap into an existing copper line. So I simply cut the copper pipe, pushed each end into the connector, pushed the new PEX line into the branch connector, and sure enough, it's held up excellent. Installation couldn't be easier, and there isn't a drop of water leaking from the connector. Well worth the $10 I spent! February 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great product I was doing a plumbing project , installing a new UV light and a house water filter housing and saw the benefits of using Sharkbite products.With all Sharkbite products the pipe inside will spin and I will be able to swivel my UV canister away from the wall and remove it if would need replacement .After installing everything I didn't have enough teflon tape on the threads causing a leak and had to remove the UV unit and yes it did swivel away from its hold down brackets so I could reseal the threads . January 24, 2016
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