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

  • Works on any combination of Copper and CPVC Pipe
  • Quick and reliable solution on emergency repairs for a burst pipe
  • Push to Connect system, quick and easy installation in seconds
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Product Overview

The 3/4 in. SharkBite Slip Coupling is an innovative repair coupling that allows you to make a quick repair on Copper or CPVC Pipe. The slip coupling allows up to 2 in. of damaged pipe to be removed and repaired. Simply insert the slip coupling on to the pipe and using the SharkBite demount clip to slip the fitting back onto the other end of pipe completing the connection. The slip coupling is a great item to have handy for emergency or freeze repairs. The SharkBite connection system requires no solder, clamps, unions or glue. Check out the Slip Coupling video to see how fast and easy it is to make repairs using the slip coupling and be prepared for the next time a pipe bursts.
  • Lead free DZR brass construction for durability and reliability
  • Use to connect any combination of copper or CPVC 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 (included) allows user to release the fitting from the pipe for convenient installation flexibility
  • Rated to 200°F and 200 psi
  • 3/4 in. pipe insertion depth = 1-1/8 in.
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Fitting 1 size1"3/4"1"1/2"
Fitting or Connector TypeCouplingUnionUnionAdapter
ConnectivityPush FitPush FitPush FitPush Fit
ApplicationPotable WaterPotable WaterPotable WaterPotable Water
FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovableRemovable
Pack Size1114
MaterialBrassBrassBrassBrass
Fitting/ Connector CollectionBrassBrassBrassBrass
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Specifications

Dimensions

Double Fitting Size
3/4" x 3/4"
Fitting 1 size
3/4"
Fitting 2 size
3/4"
Product Length (in.)
1.273

Details

Application
Potable Water
Color Family
Brass
Color/Finish
Brass
Compatible Pipe Material
Copper
Connection 1
PTC
Connection 2
PTC
Connectivity
Push Fit
Features
Removable
Fitting or Connector Type
Union
Fitting/ Connector Collection
Brass
Material
Brass
Maximum working pressure (psi)
200
Maximum Working Temperature (F)
200
Pack Size
1
Pipe or Fitting Product Type
Fittings & Connectors
Product Weight (lb.)
0.3
Reducing Fitting
No
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
For warranty information on this product, please call our Internet Customer Service Center at 1-877-700-4242.

Questions & Answers

42Questions29Answers

What type of sharkbite can be used to join 2 galvanized pipes?

Asked by Steveo May 8, 2021
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Answers

I’ve never seen a sharkbite fitting for 2” galvanized pipe. You might have to use a compression coupling or a dresser coupling, assuming you are using it on a pressurized water line. Personally though, I wouldn’t consider any repair couplings on a pressurized 2” water line as a permanent solution.

Can this be used to join two copper pipes together

Asked by Larry April 9, 2021
2
Answers

Yes .I used one about 4 years ago and still working.

If the pipe I'm repairing is 3/4 should the shark bite fitting be 3/4 or 1in.?

Asked by Gman February 24, 2021
3
Answers

3/4"

Can this connecter be used for hdpe main feed water line in ground 3 " deep.

Asked by Bob February 23, 2021
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Answer

Hello, The SharkBite 1 in. Push-to-Connect Brass Slip Coupling Fitting can be used on HDPE pipe if it's SDR-9. The information that will be on your HDPE pipe HDPE (SDR-9 ASTM D2737) if you see this then it's the correct pipe for the push to connect fitting. If you have any questions please contact tech support at 877-700-4242. Kind regards,

How do you take off the fittings if put on wrong

Asked by Ezee September 28, 2020
5
Answers

There is a beige colored plastic ring extending about 1/8" beyond the metal fitting. This needs to be pushed in towards the fitting to release the pipe. There is an orange plastic tool in the shape of the letter 'C' included. Snap it around the pipe then use it to push the ring in to release the pipe.

Can this coupler be used to fix a broken pipe that is buried in dirt?

Asked by mtf September 7, 2020
3
Answers

Yes, you need to purchase PEX tubing to replace the damaged part of the plumbing line but it’s a true do it yourself solution.

This was installed outside behind the house bib where the pipe was corroded. does it need to be...

Asked by abdullah July 2, 2020
5
Answers

No, it does not

will this work with pex

Asked by terry June 30, 2020
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Answers

It works with pex or copper. It's a shark bite. It'll work with either. Pex has the same outside diameter as copper.

Will this work on schedule 40 pvc ?

Asked by BH May 24, 2020
1
Answer

Hello, SharkBite part # U3020LFA is only suitable for use with copper or CPVC pipe. For 1" Schedule 40 PVC pipe we recommend the use of SharkBite part # UIP3020A which can be ordered at the Pro Desk. If you have additional questions please don't hesitate to reach out to our technical support department at 877-700-4242. Best Regards,

It appears that you have an incorrect Product Length (in.) of 1.273" in your dimensions. What is ...

Asked by Edwin February 21, 2020
5
Answers

The length from end to end, as pictured is 4 1/2". You have to cut out 2" of damaged area, then insert allowing 1" into each end.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 425 reviews
  • 90% recommend this product
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You can make repair 1,2,3 first Time use five minute...
You can make repair 1,2,3 first Time use five minute 5: minutes great Product
by HomeDepotCustomer
When something looks too good to be true, there is usually a hidden cost or problem with it. Shar...
When something looks too good to be true, there is usually a hidden cost or problem with it. Sharkbite fittings are one product that breaks that mold. This is the second time I've purchased this particular product. First time was when a copper pipe in my basement sprung a leak due to a nail puncturing it when the house was built, and the nail finally rusting out of the hole. This was attached directly to an old dry floor joist, so I was hesitant to solder a new section in. I found this Sharkbite Slip Coupling, and what would have been an hour or more job, along with the possibility of burning down my house, turned out to be a five minute permanent fix. That was about 8 years ago, and there is has been no sign of leaking since. I later had to replace the main shutoff valve for my house. Since the old one didn't completely stop the water, it would have been physically impossible to solder a new valve onto the pipe. I opted for the Sharkbite 3/4" ball valve instead, and had no trouble at all installing it even with the water trickling out the cut end of the pipe. I also had to shorten the pipe above the pressure regulator, so I turned again to the Slip Coupling fitting. And again, it made the job very easy. That was nine months ago, and so far it's holding pressure just fine. The only drawback is the cost of the fittings, but I'm willing to spend the extra for the safety factor (no torch work) and ease of installation.
by MivharlLD
Coupling was hard to slip onto copper pipe, leaked at first attempt to turn on water. Had to repo...
Coupling was hard to slip onto copper pipe, leaked at first attempt to turn on water. Had to reposition/adjust in order to stop leaking, finally was able to stop leak.
by Ruralman
Response from RWC SupportAug 1, 2020
Hello, we are sorry to hear about the difficulty you experienced with the 1/2 in. SharkBite Slip Coupling. We recommend cleaning and deburring the copper pipe before installation for an easier installation and avoid leaks. Please reach out to our Customer Service Team at 1-877-700-4242 so we can troubleshoot and provide a solution. SharkBiteCashAcme
1 person found this helpful
Super easy to install
Used to replace cpvc connection to whole house water filter that had a slow drip. Not able to fully tighen the original installation since one end was fixed preventing the ability to rotate the fitting into the waterfolter body. Cut the cpvc pipe connection and installed a 1 inch nipple on the end of the Sharkbite coupling and tightened into the filter. Slipped the cpvc pipe into the coupling and turned the water back on. Worked like a charm and was very easy to install.
by DanD
So worth it!
Used this on an ancient copper pipe under our cottage which had burst over the NY winter. I am not a plumber but I used the sharkbite deburring tool and slipped the sharkbite fitting on the first side. It took a couple of tries for me to move it back but it was obvious when it "clicked" into place. SUCCESS! And so worth it!
by ToolbeltWoman
Extremely easy to install without any tools needed and also no leaks. Very satisfied. Highly reco...
Extremely easy to install without any tools needed and also no leaks. Very satisfied. Highly recommend .
by Lizard
Accidentally nicked a 3/4 inch copper pipe with a reciprocating saw. Of course I did this on a Sa...
Accidentally nicked a 3/4 inch copper pipe with a reciprocating saw. Of course I did this on a Saturday so getting a plumber in would have been very costly. I have never done any solder work on copper pipes. I'm pretty handy and I probably could have figured it out, but I was hoping for an alternate solution. Guy in the HD plumbing department suggested the SharkBite. I was a bit sceptical but decided to give it a try. I watched the video on the SharkBite website. Cut out a 2" section of the pipe where I nicked it and slid the SharkBite on one side then pushed over the side. Said a prayer and turned the main valve back on. Worked like a champ. When you first try to put the SharkBite on the pipe it seems that it does not want to go on and I was afraid that I might have done something wrong. After reviewing things and dermining that I was doing it per the instructions I just got a bit more forceful with my twisting and pushing and it slipped on the first pipe as it should. Same thing with moving it back over the second pipe. It will move with the proper amount of twisting and force. If you watch the SharkBite video they want you to use the SharkBite Depth Deburr Gauge (sold seperately) to clean the burrs of the pipe and measure how far you will slide the SharkBite onto the pipe. No need for that. Just use some emory cloth to clean the burrs and a ruler to mark the pipe.
by TGL
This product does not work on existing pipes. After slipping one end on and the other half way on...
This product does not work on existing pipes. After slipping one end on and the other half way on, it would not go the rest of the way on, and it would not come off. Yes, thankyou, I did use the little tool, in fact I tried one on each end. After several calls to Sharkbite customer service I was told that some of the older copper pipe 'might' not work with this. Thanks for telling me that up front. Since I was working on the main water line and the house was without water, I had to call someone to help. The part had to be cut out and pex line was put in. The best way to express my experience with this product is what he said on the way out... trying to use SharkBite on existing pipes is an absolute disaster!
by TiggersFarm
Response from RWC SupportNov 25, 2019
Hello, we are sorry for the difficulty you experienced with the SharkBite 3/4-inch Slip Coupling and we understand your frustration. SharkBite fittings do work with older copper pipe, however, we recommend to make sure that the pipe is clean and free of old solder and debris. The picture provided shows older solder on copper pipe. Having old solder on the pipe changes the diameter of the pipe and will not allow the fitting to be pushed to the full insertion depth. This may also cause the stainless steel teeth to get stuck on the pipe, preventing it from being able to slip. Again, we are sorry for the poor experience and hope you will try SharkBite again. SharkBiteCashAcme
The perfect and easy fix
Well, no so easy to slide, but the sealing is perfect.
by J053G
This is a great item made the repairs so easy
This is a great item made the repairs so easy
by Bear
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