How far apart do ProPress fittings have to be?
The Viega ProPress System revolutionized the way pipes are joined by reducing connection time to 7 seconds or less and eliminating the need for burn permits and fire watches….
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Why is there a green dot on ProPress fittings?
A green dot on a Viega ProPress, MegaPress fitting indicates Smart Connect technology with an EPDM sealing element. A yellow dot on a Viega MegaPressG fitting indicates Smart Connect technology with an HNBR sealing element.
Can you ProPress next to a solder joint?
Can you solder next to ProPress fittings? Yes. When soldering next to ProPress fittings, the installer must remain at least three tube diameters away from the connection to prevent damage to the sealing element.
Is ProPress rated for underground?
It’s one of the most common questions we get: can MegaPress, ProPress and other fittings be used underground? The answer is yes. Viega press fittings are approved for underground installations, per Uniform Code and International Code listings.
Can you ProPress soft copper?
ProPressG is approved for use with hard copper tubing from ½” to 2″ and soft copper tubing in ½” to 1¼” diameters.
Can you bury ProPress fittings?
Can ProPress fittings be buried?
How much pressure can ProPress fittings handle?
Engineered for a variety of gas applications, including natural gas, LP gas and fuel oil, Viega ProPressG has been tested to withstand a maximum pressure of 125 psi and an ambient temperature range of -40 degrees F to 180 degrees F.
Can you sweat ProPress?
Yes you can…. No you shouldn’t. If your machine craps out, then pretend you never heard of pro-press and get the right fitting. And yes, that may mean leaving the water off longer than you planned.
What do I need to know before installing a ProPress fitting?
Viega ProPress sealing elements, separator rings, and grip rings are to be visually inspected prior to installation to ensure the seal is intact and properly located within the fitting. 3 Handling Instructions 3.1 Transport
What are the handling instructions for the Viega ProPress?
Handling Instructions IM-PP 724607 0620 ProPress (EN) 19 of 44 All Viega ProPress components and associated tubing shall be free from dirt, debris, or items that may interfere with the sealing element and the press connection.
How do I contact ProPress customer service?
ProPress and ProPressG Systems Viega 1-800-976-981944 www.viega.com Viega LLC Limited Warranty Propress Fittings and Valves
What is the ProPress system?
The ProPress System consists of a series of engineered copper and bronze press fittings offered in hundreds of configurations and sizes ranging from 1/2″ to 4″. The ProPressG System is offered in sizes ranging from 1/2″ to 2″. Fittings are offered with different sealing elements that meet a broad range of piping applications.