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Tech Note – Press Connect Copper Joints

Press connect copper fittings are increasing in popularity as an alternative to soldered copper connections as these connections require no heat or open flame. Given that they are relatively new to the construction market, there is little information available regarding factors causing water leaks or failures with these mechanically pressed connections. This article explores how one factor, insertion depth, affects the integrity of these connections.

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