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Published on Sep 6, 2012
This PEX-a grade tubing carries the highest grade of PEX on the market and is designed for use in closed-loop hydronic heating systems. It comes in sizes from 5/16th inch up to 4 inches.
hePEX tubing has thermal memory, This means you can repair any kinks in the tubing by applying heat and the tubing will return to its original form. It also has greater freeze-resistance since it is more flexible than other grades
All types of PEX connections work with hePEX tubing up to one inch, but only ProPEX expansion fittings and Sharkbite fittings work with connections from 1 ¼ to 2 inches. For larger sizes, you can use Uponor's WIPEX fittings.
This tubing has a maximum temperature rating of 200 degrees F up to a pressure of 80 psi. It can handle a maximum pressure of 160 psi up to a temperature of 73 degrees F. hePEX is backed by a 25-year manufacturer's warranty.
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