Use male adapters to make a PEX Press
connection between ViegaPEX or FostaPEX
tubing and a female NPT thread.
"Zero Lead" identifies Viega products meeting the lead free requirements of California and Vermont law, effective January 1, 2010, as tested and listed against NSF - 61 Annex G.
Viega's new Zero Lead bronze material still has superior dezincification properties as compared to standard bronze press fittings and will carry the same trusted listings required for potable water use. Viega selects top quality materials such as zero lead bronze, Eco Brass®, stainless steel, and durable plastics providing the basis for the very highest standards of quality that Viega is known for.
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Q:Do I need to strip off the Aluminum using the Fostapex prep tool before crimping the 1" PEX Press x 3/4" M NPT Adapter w/ Attached Sleeve
A:Yes, Fostapex should always be prepped before making a connection.
Q:Are these fittings compatible with standard pex tubing i.e. he-pex?
A:The PEX tubing is made to specific standards. The major PEX fitting systems
A:I'm not familiar with he-pex, but I have used it both with the pex purchased
A:Yes the fittings fit standard pex, but you need a special compression tool
A:Yes. PEX Press fittings are compatible with and standard SDR-9 PEX tubing (including Uponor hePEX), as well as Viega FostaPEX.