do you need inserts for push fit

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Pipes need not be perfectly dry when using push-fit fittings. Push-fit fittings are easily removed so they can be repositioned as needed. Likewise, do you need inserts in copper pipe? Noyou do not use pipe insertswhilst using push fit on copper, but make sure you when using plastic barrier pipe, the best ones to use are the super seals.

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  • Do I need pipe inserts when using push on fittings?

  • I know that I need pipe inserts when using the speedfit pipes and push on fittings, but do I need the inserts inside the copper pipes when using the same push on fittings ? No you do not use pipe inserts whilst using push fit on copper, but make sure you when using plastic barrier pipe, the best ones to use are the super seals.

  • Do you need a plastic insert for PEX fittings?

  • They are sold separately but distributed with the fitting in case you need them. Not used for copper or Pex. I kept my plastic insert in my shark bite going into copper.

  • Where do I get the plastic insert fittings?

  • If you are referring to the white plastic inserts that are only needed if you are connecting CVPC pipe and such, get them at any plumbing supply. They are sold separately but distributed with the fitting in case you need them. Not used for copper or Pex. I kept my plastic insert in my shark bite going into copper.

  • Do I need pipe inserts for copper pipe?

  • You need the insert if you use plastic pipe, but not if used with copper pipe. i have used plastic pipe, i will go around and insert the inserts post-haste! don’t want any leaks!!! *EDIT* – i like to learn as i go – are the inserts just to provide extra rigidity for the push fit to compress against?

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