How many times can you reuse a Sharkbite fitting?
The sharkbite fitting manufacturers provide a warranty of twenty-five years. It means if sharkbite fittings are installed accurately according to the manual, then they will stay good for a long time. However, removing and reusing a sharkbite fitting cut down its lifespan significantly. A sharkbite fitting can be reused only three times.
How do you remove a shark bite fitting?
How do you remove a plastic shark bite fitting? To remove the fitting, use a SharkBite Disconnect Clip or Disconnect Tongs. To use the Disconnect Clip, snap it on to the pipe and pull up to the release collar. Press the release collar using the Disconnect Clip and pull the pipe from the fitting.
How do you disconnect shark bite?
Remove Sharkbite Clamp Without Any ToolSTEP #1. Take a flathead screwdriver and place that between the outer end of the clamp ring and the clamp body.STEP #2. Move the screwdriver back and forth to make the locking tab loose and pop open.STEP #3. Once the locking tab is unlocked,simply use your finger to put a bit of pressure and pull it open. And you are done!
How to disconnect shark bites?
How do you use a sharkbite disconnect clip?Place the SharkBite disconnect clip around the pipe with the non-branded face against the release collar.Push the clip so that it compresses the release collar and then pull the pipe with a twisting action.Check the fitting and pipe end for damage.