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SharkBite 3/4 in. Brass Push-to-Connect Coupling
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SharkBite

3/4 in. Brass Push-to-Connect Coupling

  • Connects copper, PEX and CPVC pipe without clamps, unions or glue
  • Quick and easy to connect and disassemble
  • Certified for potable water supply and hydronic heating usage
$7.98 /each

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Product Overview

The 3/4 in. SharkBite Push-to-Connect Straight coupling 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
  • Demount clip allows user to release the pipe from the fitting if mistake is made (sold separately)

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Customer Questions & Answers

can i use sharkbite push to conect fittings on copper tubeing?

Asked by: robbin
Yes. Works like charm on copper! So easy!
Answered by: JR
Date published: 2017-02-16

can I use this on 200 psi pvc pipe?

It is the line off my Geo unit going to the return well, it has the older copper o ring type of clamp that you had to squeeze with special pliers their now but it's leaking
Asked by: thomas
This particular one is for polyethylene (PE), HDPE, PEX, and stuff like that. The tan "tooth ring" is for this style of pipe. The white "tooth ring" is for PVC.
Answered by: Twisted
Date published: 2016-12-07

Can I use this on hot water baseboard heat

Asked by: steve
There is plastic inside the brass housing. I do not know how hot your water is, but you might want to take that into consideration.
Answered by: Twisted
Date published: 2016-12-07

does the coupling reduce the water flux ?

is the inside diameter of the coupling smaller than that of the pipe ?
Asked by: tony
No, the internal diameter of the pipes is not decreased by this adapter. There are thin clear/white plastic inserts (stiffeners?) that go inside the end of the pipe, but it is not noticeable.
Answered by: Twisted
Date published: 2016-12-07
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Customer Reviews

3/4 in. Brass Push-to-Connect Coupling is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hot water lines--no problem! I bought a pair of the 18" braided stainless lines w/shut-off valves to connect a new hot water heater. I was extremely skeptical at first. Surely anything that said "push on and walk away" was too good to be true. I pushed them on and walked away. Never saw even a hit of a leak. I am completely sold. You will want a simple copper pipe cutter (I got the compact one from Ridgid for ~$12). It gives you a nice, even squared up opening to push the connector on. Still cheaper than a torch, flux, solder, more copper pipe (which you'll still need the cutter for). If it leaks when you put it on, it's not installed correctly. But it's hard to mess these up.
Date published: 2015-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is incredible!! Made my hot water heater installation a snap - literally! This product is incredible!! Made my hot water heater installation a snap - literally!
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable Product I am not the world's best plumber! Sometimes, in a far off corner of a tight crawl space, it's just easier to slap on a Shark Bite and get outta there. These connectors are quick & reliable. The Only time we Ever had a problem with a Shark Bite, it was our fault. If you are rushing and don't emery-cloth your pipe smooth enough, the burr on the pipe will carve into the plastic sleeve and cause leaking. A costly mistake. We keep a variety of Shark connectors in a box down cellar. They are a great "quick fix", for those cold January night's. Run down, slap one on, you're done!
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good. A bit pricey, faster than sweating pipes, No Leaks
Date published: 2016-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Years and Still Going They are pricy but the ease of installation is worth it. I think plumbers are losing a lot of business because of these. A DIY wonder! I used these when I installed house and sprinkler shutoff valves from the main lines. It's outside on the corner of the house where I see it everyday. So, I'll see a leak if there's a problem. 5 Years so far and no leaks.
Date published: 2016-03-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fast & Convenient yet some issues I have used these in many repairs at my cabin and love the ease of use. However, freezes have caused failure where standard solder joints hold up. The expansion and contraction seems to lossen the "bite" and the coupler just lets loose on one side, even when the pipes have been drained and blown out. I have replaced this one spot three times thinking that I had a slight dip in the line up, but that did not solve it. The last time I pushed up harder on the pipe-so far so good.
Date published: 2012-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked great on copper pipe I was installing a sediment filter, and had to tie into some existing copper pipe. First I tried sweating a brass sharkbite fitting to the copper pipe (not always easy), and sure enough it leaked. Replaced it with a push fit coupling and no leaks. I could have tried another sweat fitting, and picked up a mapp gas torch for like $50, but for $10 I had this coupling in, water turned back on, and beer in hand in a matter of minutes.
Date published: 2014-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazingly Easy toUse I just used these for the first time to repair a frozen/ruptured copper water line inside a finished wall. Before this I would always have used new copper lines and fittings - but by using this (I had a 1/2 and 3/4 line to repair) I only had to make a small hole in the drywall, and the plumbing repair only took about 1/2 hour. These fitting are a little pricey compared to copper, but the transition from copper to PEX and back to copper was amazingly easy and leak free. These would be great for anyone, but a must have of you are not adept at sweating copper fittings.
Date published: 2014-01-18
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