SharkBite 1/2 in. Push-to-Connect x 3/4 in. FIP x 18 in. Braided Stainless Steel Water Heater Connector

Item # 2465703 | SharkBite Part # u3068flex18lf | UPC Code 697285604575 | UNSPSC Code 40101825 | Catalog Page #534
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Product Overview

The 1/2 in. x 18 in. SharkBite Water Heater Connector allows you to easily connect your Hot and Cold-Water Supply lines to your Water Heater. After applying pipe thread tape to the MIP nipples on your water heater, thread the FIP end of the Water Heater connector onto the tank and tighten with channel locks. Then simply push the SharkBite Push-to-Connect end onto Copper, PEX, or CPVC pipes and your Water Heater is connected. The braided stainless-steel connectors are available in different lengths from 12 in. - 24 in. (18 in. Available with Integrated Ball Valve) and are also available in Corrugated Stainless Steel. SharkBite Water Heater Connectors will decrease the amount of time and effort needed to install a Water Heater in your home and are the fastest way to complete your project.

  • Lead free DZR brass fittings, braided stainless steel hose
  • Use to connect to any combination of copper, PEX, CPVC, or PE-RT pipes
  • Innovative push-to-connect design makes for quick and easy installation
  • Push-to-connect fittings require no solder, glue, unions, or tools
  • Fitting can be rotated on pipe after installation making it easier to work in tight spaces
  • Designed for potable water distribution as well as hydronic heating applications
  • Corrosion resistant to improve longevity
  • Listed by IAPMO and design certified and listed to ASSE 1061/NSF 61
  • Meets all UPC, IPC, and cUPC requirements
  • Demount clip allows user to release the fitting from the pipe for convenient installation flexibility (sold separately)
  • Rated to 200°F and 200 psi
  • 1/2 in. pipe insertion depth - 15/16 in.

Proposition 65 Information

Prop65 Warning Icon WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications

Accessory Type
Flexible Hose
Finish Family
Silver Metallic
Fuel Type
Potable Water
Manufacturer Warranty
Manufacturer's Warranty
Material
Rubber
Pack Size
1
Product Depth (in.)
18
Product Height (in.)
1.26
Product Length (in.)
18
Product Weight (lb.)
0.67
Product Width (in.)
1.26
Usage
Water Heater Connection
Use
Residential
Certifications
LEAD-FREE

Warranty

Manufacturer's Warranty