1/2" Plastic Bend Support Zoom

1/2" Plastic Bend Support

SKU:A5250500

Brand: Uponor (Wirsbo)

Uponor (Wirsbo)
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Application: 1/2" PEX
Material: Plastic
Tubing Compatibility: PEX

Description for Uponor (Wirsbo) A5250500

Plastic Bend Support (glass-reinforced nylon) provides rigid 90-degree bend for PEX tubing.

1/2" Plastic Bend Support

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Uponor (Wirsbo)3/4" Plastic Bend Support
 
4.4

(based on 16 reviews)

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Works Well

It works well, but does not hold a 90 degree bend, quite 100%. In my oppinion it should have been made to a couple of degrees over 90 so that the tension of...Read complete review

It works well, but does not hold a 90 degree bend, quite 100%. In my oppinion it should have been made to a couple of degrees over 90 so that the tension of the PEX tubing would bend it outwards to 90.

Also, I wish they made these in a way that one end could be attached onto the opposite end of another identical piece, so that one could make a 180 return bend by joining two of them together. Of course, it is easy to put two of them together, however they are a bit oversized and don't make a return bend that would place the two tubings 6 inches apart (6 inches is actually a standard distance for slab-on-grade radiant heat installations, due to the fact that PEX tubing is tied down to a standard wire mesh, which is a 6x6 grid. So, basically, since return bends with 6 inch spacings are standard, I am surprised that no one makes bend support for that particular application, especuially because 180 bends are more difficult to achieve without kinking the tubing, than 90 degree bends).

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Works well.

Part is designated for 3/8" ID lines. I am using it for 3/8" OD plastic air line. It seems to stay on the 3/8" OD...Read complete review

Part is designated for 3/8" ID lines. I am using it for 3/8" OD plastic air line. It seems to stay on the 3/8" OD material ok. We use alot of plastic air line on our corn planters here at John Deere for our pneumatic down force system. These bend supports could be helpful in our routing of the systems. Could use a larger hole on the retaining tab.

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5.0

plastic bend support

By pete the plumber

from lyndonville vt

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1/2" Plastic Bend Support:

work good on the 90 degree bends i had to make on my radiant heat installation

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

PEX PIPE SUPPORT AT RIGHT ANGLE

By TOM

from MARIETTA GA

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1/2" Plastic Bend Support:

hold PEX at the correct angle - not too much, just right, and provides attachment point to support.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good product

By BostonBob

from Maine

Verified Buyer

Comments about 3/4" Plastic Bend Support:

These work well for their intended purpose and make a nicer layout. In cold weather they can break if you are not careful to bend the PEX slowly into them.

 
5.0

Great product and work well

By Mxslick

from Atomic City, Idaho

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1/2" Plastic Bend Support:

These are realy great to make nice, kink-free 90 degree bends in pex without the use of additional fittings. They hold well and mount easily. Just be careful when screwing (or nailing) them down so you don;t break the mounting tab.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Works Well

By Mr. HVAC

from New York, NY

Verified Reviewer

Comments about 1/2" Plastic Bend Support:

It works well, but does not hold a 90 degree bend, quite 100%. In my oppinion it should have been made to a couple of degrees over 90 so that the tension of the PEX tubing would bend it outwards to 90.

Also, I wish they made these in a way that one end could be attached onto the opposite end of another identical piece, so that one could make a 180 return bend by joining two of them together. Of course, it is easy to put two of them together, however they are a bit oversized and don't make a return bend that would place the two tubings 6 inches apart (6 inches is actually a standard distance for slab-on-grade radiant heat installations, due to the fact that PEX tubing is tied down to a standard wire mesh, which is a 6x6 grid. So, basically, since return bends with 6 inch spacings are standard, I am surprised that no one makes bend support for that particular application, especuially because 180 bends are more difficult to achieve without kinking the tubing, than 90 degree bends).

 
5.0

Great support

By Marine mechanic

from Anacortes WA

Verified Buyer

Comments about 3/4" Plastic Bend Support:

Installation of pex tubing in a hydronic heating system in a yacht. This support was useful in many areas on this project the radius is great and the holding power is fantastic.

(0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Well Executed - but not recommended

By Jon

from Toledo

Verified Buyer

Comments about 3/4" Plastic Bend Support:

I bought 20 of these 3/4" bend supports to help with my whole house re-plumb. I tried to get both Sharkbite (coil)and Nibco (straights) to take a 90 through one of these with no luck. Sun, hot water torch and hair dryer didn't heat the pipe enough to prevent a partial kink in the middle of the bend. I am no expert, but I am pretty technical and I could not make these work. In the end I did not use any of them.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Product...superior to others

By CJFromVA

from Stephens City, VA

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1/2" Plastic Bend Support:

I used this product to make nice, tight, 90 degree bends when installing a pex manifold system. The bends allowed me to situate all of the tubing off the manifold in such a way that I could neatly organize over 25 branches in about a 3x5 foot area. Made the job really clean. These are far superior to the cheaper ones you see. They are also more expensive, but WELL worth it!

 
5.0

Works well and easy

By Ken S

from Virginia Beach, VA

Verified Buyer

Comments about 3/4" Plastic Bend Support:

Simple to use and eliminates kinking.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Tight in the TURN

By DUKE

from LEBANON,PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1/2" Plastic Bend Support:

It gave me nice n tight 90s on my 1/2 inch PEX tubing runs to my master bath.I'm a reitred industrial maintenance mechanic so I not only like thing to work well,they have to look good too.Also it gives a nice positive lock on the bend.A cousin.whom is also a registered plumber, also uses them.

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  • 1/2" Plastic Bend Support

    Q:

    will these fit in a 3-5/8" wall or does it require a 6" wall?
    Asked on 8/3/2013 by jd

    9 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It will fit in a standard 2x4 wall.
      Raymond

      Answered on 8/4/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      yes it will fit in a standard 2x4 stud wall, but it is tight.

      Answered on 8/11/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Yes, no problem at all.

      Answered on 8/3/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      These fit fine inside a 2x4 wall. Be sure to put shields on studs to prevent nail or screw punctures.

      Answered on 8/3/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I recently installed these into a standard 2x4 wall for stubbing out
      faucet and toilet water supply. They will fit for that purpose. I
      snapped these into a nail-on bracket designed to secure them. the
      portion that snaps into the nail-on bracket will stick out slightly from
      the roughed-in wall, but that part is completely covered when sheetrock
      is installed on your wall. this will leave only Pex sticking out.

      Answered on 8/3/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      If you are coming up thru the center of your bottom plate and going right or left then yes it fits. If you are trying to ninety out front or back then no. The bend is 6" as recommended by the tubing manufacturers. If you want to come out the wall then use a pex elbow or a copper stub out which is what we prefer to use.
      Rick

      Answered on 8/3/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I've used them in 2x4 walls for toilet rough ins and they work great.
      ryan_jpeg

      Answered on 8/3/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Unfortunately not in a standard 2x4 studded wall. Works nice in a 2x6 wall though.
      take care,
      Bob
      Bob Elam Photography
      Boonton, NJ 07005
      http://www.bobelamphoto.com

      Answered on 8/4/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Assuming you mean inside the stud cavity, no it will not fit perpendicular
      to the wall (coming through it). It will obviously let you bend it to the
      left or right inside the wall. If you want to come up and through the wall,
      you will need a 90 degree elbow fitting on the pex.

      Answered on 8/4/2013 by Anonymous
  • 1/2" Plastic Bend Support

    Q:

    Can I use this with the 1/2" insulated PEX? Would I have to remove the insulation?
    Asked on 2/8/2012 by Jimbo from Mickleton, NJ

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      You can, but you would need to remove the insulation from the tubing in order for the tubing to fit into the support.

      Answered on 2/9/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 1/2" Plastic Bend Support

    Q:

    can this be used with Rifeng 1/2" PEX?
    Asked on 2/17/2011 by Anonymous

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      Yes, you can. Any PEX will work with these supports, as long as the sizes match up.

      Answered on 2/18/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 1/2" Plastic Bend Support

    Q:

    Can I use this product for ViegaPEX tubing?
    Asked on 2/16/2011 by Anonymous

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      Yes. These bend supports are compatible with any standard PEX tubing.

      Answered on 2/17/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 1/2" Plastic Bend Support

    Q:

    Where is this support fastened too when metal studs are used. I want to come down the wall with my pex for stub outs for a sink and toilet Thanks, John P
    Asked on 2/5/2011 by Anonymous

    1 answer

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      A:

      You would attach the support right to the metal stud.

      Answered on 2/7/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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