Shark Bite Fitting Depth

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go_hercules

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The SharkBite site mentions installing their fittings to a certain depth. They show a chart listing the different depths for different size pipe. And their deburring tool functions as a depth stop. Anyhow, the question is this: is this depth a MINIMUM so that the seal engages? What if you go PAST this depth and bottom the fitting out? Does that cause any problem? I have only used these once in the past before I became aware of this depth issue, and at that time I just shoved it on until it bottomed out. Want to know a little more now in case I use more of them. Thanks.
 

voletl

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No this is the right forum... since sharkbites are plumbing and maybe some people cant get over that fact.
Don't be turned away.
I dont see any problem with what your doing. If gou contact sharkbite though theyre going to tell you the true answer.
 
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