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Push-to-connect fittings are handy

The first time I encountered a SharkBite fitting was while conducting a forensic analysis in a large custom home where their hydronic heating system was making shotgun-like noises in the middle of the night.

The first time I encountered a SharkBite fitting was while conducting a forensic analysis in a large custom home where their hydronic heating system was making shotgun-like noises in the middle of the night. I couldn’t imagine the fitting was rated for hydronics, but it turned out SharkBite fittings are rated for 200°F at 200-PSI. I’ll get to the shotgun-like noise and its cause in a bit.

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