A propress fitting is a type of pipe fitting that is used toconnect two pieces of piping together. It uses a compression fitting to create a seal. Most propress fittings are made of brass or stainless steel.
What is ProPress fittings?
What Is ProPress? ProPress is a system for connecting copper pipes. A plumber uses a ProPress to fit a pipe joint and itself is a trading name used by Manufacturer Viega, but there are also other companies manufacturing the ProPress type fittings.
How do you remove a ProPress fitting without a tool?
If you are removing a propress fitting for repairs, you may be able to do so without a removal tool. However, you will need to be very careful not to damage the pipe or the fitting. Use a pair of pliers to loosen the nut that is holding the fitting in place. Once the nut is loosened, you should be able to remove the fitting by hand.
Why choose Viega ProPress?
Pros choose ProPress because there are more fitting configurations approved for more applications than any other brand. Connections can be made wet or dry in 7 seconds or less on both copper and stainless steel pipe in sizes ranging from to 4. Stop sweating fittings and start squeezing more profits out of every job with Viega ProPress.
What does the Green Dot mean on a Viega ProPress fitting?
A green dot on a Viega ProPress fitting indicates Smart Connect technology with an EPDM sealing element.
Viega ProPress System
The #1 press fitting in the industry. Available in sizes sizes ½" to 4".
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