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1 in. Barb Insert Blue Twister Polypropylene Coupling Fitting

65¢
  • For use with IPS sized polyethylene pipe
  • Helix design aids in insertion by twisting
  • For cold water irrigation use only
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This innovative and patented Twist-In polypropylene coupling connects 2-sections of IPS-sized polyethylene pipe or hose to one another. There is no restriction on the number of connections that can be made to achieve desire pipe length. For an additionally secure connection is recommended that stainless steel clamps are used to secure fitting to pipe.
  • Made from polypropylene plastic
  • Not compatible with compressed air or gases
  • Designed for easy installation without tools
  • Patented double-helix design makes secure connections very easy
  • For use with polyethylene pipe
  • 100% corrosion resistant
  • ASTM D-2609 ANSI/NSF 14 and 7
  • By twisting the fitting clockwise, completion of a secure connection is easier than before
  • Cold water use only
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  • California residents

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Q:How can you twist this into a section of existing poly in ground that you have to repair a section of. You can?t twist it into both sides
by|Aug 17, 2023
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A:  It would be terrific if they had a version which has left-hand threads on one side. Then you could twist it in both sides at same time, and "union" then two pipe sections back together. Kind of like tightening a turnbuckle. Anyone from Apollo hearing?

by|Sep 14, 2023
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    Q:Can I use the 1" PEX cinch clamps or must it be the weaker looking Apollo brand/style?
    by|May 31, 2023
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    A:  Thanks for reaching out. Its not that the Apollo one is "weaker" PEX fittings and insert fittings use different clamps. PXPC15PK - would be used for a 1" PEX-B fitting. POLYPC110PK - would be used for 1" insert fittings.

    by|Jun 2, 2023
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      Q:Why did you switch to these blue connectors from the old gray ones? the old ones worked flawlessly and these leak half the time even with three compression bands.
      by|Jul 7, 2022
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      Q:Do I need to use crimp rings on a blue twister polypropylene connector?
      by|May 31, 2022
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      A:  When connecting an Apollo Blue Twister insert fitting to HDPE/PE pipe, you will want to use stainless steel poly pipe pinch clamps. For 1 in. Apollo Blue Twister insert fittings, use: 1 in. Stainless-Steel Poly Pipe Pinch Clamps (10-Pack), Internet #202987278, Model #POLYPC110PK, Store SKU #657771, Store SO SKU #1000685128.

      by|Apr 15, 2023
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        A:  Yes. If not the pressure in the pipe will cause leaks.

        by|Jun 25, 2023
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        Customer Reviews

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        Probably will not work for sprinkler line repair.
        This item may not work if you needed to remove a section of the polypropylene pipe due to damage. If trying to bridge the missing piece of pipe you may not be able to cover the two raised barbs on each side. Those need to be covered in order to create the necessary seal otherwise the connection will leak regardless of how tight you clamp it. I rated it poor for and do not recommend for this type of application. There are other choices available for a simpler repair.
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          It works -- doesn't leak
          I bought this 1 month ago to repair a leak (small hole) in my sprinkler system's 1 inch poly pipe. I was a little hesitant doing so at first, given many saying it leaks. However, I decided to give it a try and have had no issues. It's been in place for 1 month now and so far so good -- there are absolutely no leaks. I will say the "double helix" design and the big handle in the middle don't do anything for its functionality, but as long as it works all's well. See picture of the repair.
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            These work great for connecting my poly pipe sections together. They screw into the end and can b...
            These work great for connecting my poly pipe sections together. They screw into the end and can be held watertight with a hose clamp. I’m not running that much pressure (just a small sump pump) but the coupling works well to hold the sections of pipe together.
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            About 1/2 the ones I installed leaked
            Spent hours making sure I had everything I needed to run water brought the woods to a food plot. I get up in the mountains and get a variety of these different fittings installed and clamped. Turn on the water and about half of them leaked. DONT waste your time or money with any of these type of fittings. Frustrating. Tried clamping right at edge, then back a little over the barbs, hearing the pipe more or less, nothing prevented the leaks...
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              I bought these to connect sections of 1 1/4" black polyethylene pipe (poly pipe). They are very ...
              I bought these to connect sections of 1 1/4" black polyethylene pipe (poly pipe). They are very sturdy and fit snug in the pipe. You can't use any type of glue to connect poly pipe to ABS or other piping. So these are a necessary component. They are a nice length and seem rigid and well made.
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                  It was hard to twist in to the piping but using a heat gun worked better, just be careful not to overheat. Will recommend
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                      Great quality twist fitting, it is a very tight fit, which gives me reassurance that nothing will leak. It has a durable design with a strong flange in order to be twisted into the pipe.
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