Uponor offers new brass transition fittings for hydronic piping systems
New ProPEX® offering allows even more opportunities to transition to PEX in commercial piping applications.
Apple Valley, Minn., Oct. 18, 2016 — Targeted for commercial hydronic heating and cooling systems, Uponor North America (Uponor) is now offering code-listed, commercial-grade, ProPEX® brass transition fittings in sizes from ½" to 2".
"Using these new brass transition fittings with Uponor's Wirsbo hePEX™ oxygen-barrier pipe is a very durable, cost-effective solution for transporting water to HVAC terminal units,"says Casey Swanson, sr. manager, Commercial Segment at Uponor.
The complete offering, which is manufactured from high-quality, C36000 brass, includes 31 transition fittings that convert ProPEX connections to male thread, female thread, copper tubing sweat, copper fitting sweat and copper fitting press. Note that because these are C36000 brass fittings, they are not for potable applications.
About Uponor Uponor, Inc. is an award-winning provider of plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating/cooling, hydronic piping and pre-insulated piping systems for residential and commercial applications. Most recently, Uponor partnered with Belkin International to form Phyn, a new intelligent water company to revolutionize the way consumers interact with water and help solve major challenges facing the global water supply. Additionally, the company recently added an $18 million manufacturing annex expansion to its North American headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn., which will add 82 new jobs to the local economy. Recognized for best-in-class manufacturing, sustainability, energy efficiency, safety, business growth, economic development, workplace giving and a top workplace, Uponor currently employs 650 people in North America and about 3,700 worldwide.
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