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RWC Canada Domestic Piping - PEX Fittings and Piping
 
         
SECTION 22 11 16
 
         
DOMESTIC PIPING - PEX FITTINGS AND PIPING
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** RWC Canada; Smart plumbing and heating solutions.
This section is based on the products of RWC Canada, which is located at:
74 Alex Ave.
Vaughan, ON, Canada L4L 5X1
Toll Free Tel: 888-820-0120
Tel: 905-265-2790
Email: request info
Web: https://www.rwc.com
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          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.PEX system fittings.
 
          B.Potable Water PEX piping.
 
          C.Oxygen Barrier PEX piping.
 
          D.Reclaimed water PEX piping.
 
          E.Potable water PE-RT piping.
 
          F.RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          G.Section 22 40 00 - Plumbing Fixtures (22 10 00) - Plumbing Piping.
 
          H.Section 22 41 39 - Residential Faucets, Supplies, and Trim (22 42 02) - Plumbing Fixtures.
 
          I.REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          J.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          2.ASTM F876 - Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          3.ASTM F877 - Standard Specification for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems.
          4.ASTM F1807 - Standard Specification for Metal Insert Fittings Utilizing a Copper Crimp Ring, or Alternate Stainless Steel Clamps, for SDR9 Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing and SDR9 Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Tubing.
          5.ASTM F2023 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe, Tubing and Systems to Hot Chlorinated Water.
          6.ASTM F2098 - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Clamps for Securing SDR9 Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing and SDR9 Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) to Metal Insert and Plastic Insert Fittings.
          7.ASTM F2159 - Standard Specification for Plastic Insert Fittings Utilizing a Copper Crimp Ring, or Alternate Stainless Steel Clamps for SDR9 Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing and SDR9 Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Tubing.
          8.ASTM F2657 - Standard Test Method for Outdoor Weathering Exposure of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          9.ASTM F2769 - Standard Specification for Polyethylene of Raised Temperature (PE-RT) Plastic Hot and Cold-Water Tubing and Distribution Systems.
 
          K.American National Standards Institute (ANSI):
 
          L.American Society of Sanitation Engineers (ASSE):
          1.ASSE 1061 - Performance Requirements for Push-Fit Fittings.
 
          M.American Water Works Association (AWWA):
          1.AWWA C904 - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Pipe, 1/2 inch (12 mm) Through 3 inches (76 mm) for Water Service.
 
          N.Canadian Standards Association (CSA):
          1.CSA B125.3 - Plumbing Fittings.
          2.CSA B137.5 - Crosslinked polyethylene (PEX) tubing systems for pressure applications.
 
          O.National Products of Canada(NPC).
 
          P.National Science Foundation (NSF):
          1.NSF/ANSI 61 - Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects.
          2.NSF/ANSI 372 - Drinking Water System Components - Lead Content.
 
          Q.Underwriters Laboratories (UL):
          1.UL 1821 - UL Standard for Safety Thermoplastic Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings for Fire Protection Service.
 
          R.Underwriters Laboratories Canada (ULC):
          1.CAN/ULC S102.2 - Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Coverings, and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies.
          2.CAN/ULC S101 - Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
 
          1.2SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not applicable to product type.
 
          C.Verification Samples: Two representative units of each type, size, pattern, and color.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction, and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          1.3QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          2.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          3.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.4PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.5DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
 
          B.Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          1.6PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          1.7WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's standard limited warranty unless indicated otherwise.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: RWC Canada, which is located at: 74 Alex Ave.; Vaughan, ON, Canada L4L 5X1; Toll Free Tel: 888-820-0120; Tel: 905-265-2790; Email: request info; Web: https://www.rwc.com
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.2PEX SYSTEM FITTINGS
 
          A.Basis of Design: SharkBite EvoPEX pipe fittings.
          1.For use in hot and cold domestic water systems, as well as radiant heating/cooling systems.
          2.SharkBite EvoPEX fittings are intended to be installed with SharkBite PEX pipe as a holistic system.
          3.Securely and permanently connect two pieces of PEX pipe together.
          4.PEX fittings require no special tools.
          5.Fittings are rotatable after installation and a permanent solution.
          6.Green Visual Indicator: Appears on PEX connectors when tubing is inserted to proper depth, reducing risk of errors.
          7.Standards Compliance: SharkBite EvoPEX fittings 1/2, 3/4 and 1 inch (12, 76, 25 mm):
          a.Certified to ASSE 1061 and CSA B125.3 standards and CSA B137.5.
          b.Listed to ASSE 1061, NSF/ANSI 61, NSF 372, by IAPMO and CSA.
          c.UPC, IPC, and NPC of Canada compliant.
          d.Performance: A potable water or radiant heating/cooling system.
          e.Pressure at Temperature Ratings.
          1)80 psi (551.6 kPa) at 200 degrees F (93 degrees C).
          2)100 psi (689.5 kPa) at 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).
          3)160 psi (1103.2 kPa) at 73.4 degrees F (23 degrees C).
          f.Material: Fittings to be made of Engineered Polymer and compliant with ASSE 1061 or CSA B137.5.
          8.Compatible with PEX pipe only.
          9.Approved for underground and behind-the-wall applications with no access panels.
          10.Warranty: 25 year when used with SharkBite PEX pipe.
          11.Fitting Types:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete fitting types not required.
          a.EvoPex Couplings: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently connect two pieces of PEX pipe together.
          1)K008WP3: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm).
          2)K016WP3: 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 mm).
          3)K020WP2: 1 x 1 inch (25 x 25 mm).
          b.EvoPEX Reducing Coupling: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently connect two different sizes of PEX pipe together.
          1)K058WP3: 3/4 x 1/2 inch (19 x 12 mm).
          2)K060WP2: 1 x 3/4 inch (25 x 19 mm).
          c.EvoPEX 90 degree Elbow: PEX-only push fitting used to make a permanent 90 degree connection between two pieces of PEX pipe.
          1)K248WP6: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm).
          2)K256WP6: 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 mm).
          3)K260WP2: 1 x 1 inch (25 x 25 mm).
          d.EvoPEX Reducing Elbow: PEX-only push fitting used to make a permanent 90 degree connection between two different sizes of PEX pipe.
          1)K274WP3: 1/2 x 3/4 inch (12 x 19 mm).
          2)K277WP2: 1 x 1/2 inch (25 x 12 mm).
          e.EvoPEX Male Elbow: PEX-only push fitting used to make a permanent 90 degree connection between PEX pipe and an FNPT thread.
          1)K280WP2: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm) MNPT.
          f.EvoPEX Drop-Ear Elbow: PEX-only push fitting used to make a permanent 90 degree connection and transition from PEX pipe to a threaded pipe. Ideal for installing shower arms and tub spouts.
          1)K334WP3: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm) FNPT Drop Ear.
          2)K340WP2: 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 mm) FNPT Drop Ear.
          g.EvoPEX Cap: PEX-only push fitting used to cap the end of PEX tubing.
          1)K514TWP6: 1/2 inch (12 mm).
          2)K518WP6: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          3)K520WP2: 1 inch (25 mm).
          h.EvoPEX Female Elbow: PEX-only push fitting used to make a permanent 90 degree connection between PEX pipe and an MNPT thread.
          1)K308WP2: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm) FNPT.
          i.EvoPEX Female Adapter: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently transition between PEX pipe and an MNPT thread.
          1)K072WP3: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm) FNPT Straight.
          2)K088WP3: 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 mm) FNPT Straight.
          3)K094WP2: 1 x 1 inch (25 x 25 mm) FNPT Straight.
          j.EvoPEX Male Adapter: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently transition between PEX pipe and an FNPT thread.
          1)K120WP3: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm) MNPT Straight.
          2)K134WP3: 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 mm) MNPT Straight.
          3)K140WP2: 1 x 1 inch (25 x 25 mm) MNPT Straight.
          k.EvoPEX Ball Valve: PEX-only push-to-connect ball valve used to shut-off water flow for servicing and making repairs. This PEX ball valve requires no special tools, allowing for faster installation.
          1)K22222: 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 mm).
          2)K22185: 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 mm).
          3)K22223: 1 x 1 inch (25 x 25 mm).
          l.EvoPEX Tee: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently connect same-sized PEX pipe together.
          1)K362WP3: 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 inch (12 x 12 x 12 mm).
          2)K370WP3: 3/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 inch (19 x 19 x 19 mm).
          3)K374WP2: 1 x 1 x 1 inch (25 x 25 x 25 mm).
          m.EvoPEX Reducing Tee: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently connect different-sized PEX pipe together.
          1)K408WP3: 1/2 x 1/2 x 3/4 inch (12 x 12 x 19 mm). Reducing.
          2)K412WP3: 3/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 inch (19 x 19 x 12 mm). Reducing.
          3)K413WP2: 3/4 x 3/4 x 1 inch (19 x 19 x 25 mm). Reducing.
          4)K414WP2: 1 x 3/4 x 3/4 inch (25 x 19 x 19 mm). Reducing.
          5)K415WP2: 1 x 1 x 1/2 inch (25 x 25 x 12 mm). Reducing.
          6)K416WP2: 1 x 1 x 3/4 inch (25 x 25 x 19 mm). Reducing.
          7)K418WP2: 1 x 3/4 x 1 inch (25 x 19 x 25 mm). Reducing.
          n.EvoPEX Reducing Street Tee: PEX-only push fitting used to permanently connect different-sized PEX pipe together.
          1)K4483WP3: 3/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 inch (19 x 19 x 12 mm).
          2)K4485WP2: 1 x 1 x 1/2 inch (25 x 25 x 12 mm).
          o.EvoPEX Angle Stop: PEX-only supply stop used where the water pipe enters the room to control the flow of water to household plumbing fixtures and appliances. Ideal for maintenance and repair without having to shut-off water to the entire home.
          1)K23036: 1/2 x 3/8 inch (12 x 9 mm). Compression.
          p.EvoPEX Straight Stop: PEX-only supply stop used where the water pipe enters the room to control the flow of water to household plumbing fixtures and appliances. Ideal for maintenance and repair without having to shut-off water to the entire home.
          1)K23037: 1/2 x 3/8 inch (12 x 9 mm). Compression.
          q.EvoPEX Stub-Out: PEX Stub-Out used during the rough-in plumbing phase for pressure testing. The bullets allow stop valves to be installed during the trim-out phase.
          1)K24649WP: 1/2 x 6 inch (12 x 152 mm). w/ Bracket.
          2)K24650WP: 1/2 x 6 inch (12 x 152 mm).
          3)K25578WP12: 1/2 x 6 inch (12 x 152 mm). w/ Bracket and EvoPEX 90 degree Elbow.
          4)K25581WP12: 1/2 x 6 inch (12 x 152 mm). w/ EvoPEX 90 degree Elbow.
          5)K25721WP12: 1/2 x 10 inch (12 x 152 mm). w/ Bracket and EvoPEX 90 degree Elbow.
          6)K25721WP: 1/2 x 10 inch (12 x 254 mm). w/ Bracket.
          7)K25722WP12: 1/2 x 10 inch (12 x 254 mm). w/ EvoPEX 90 degree Elbow.
          r.EvoPEX Copper Stub-Out: Copper Stub-Out used during the rough-in plumbing phase for pressure testing. The bullets allow stop valves to be installed during the trim-out phase.
          1)K25811WP: 1/2 x 6 inch (12 x 152 mm). with Bracket and EvoPEX Elbow.
          2)K25813WP: 1/2 x 6 inch (12 x 152 mm). with EvoPEX Elbow.
          3)K25815WP: 1/2 x 8 inch (12 x 152 mm). with Bracket and EvoPEX Elbow.
          4)K25817WP: 1/2 x 8 inch (12 x 152 mm). with EvoPEX Elbow.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.3POTABLE WATER PEX PIPING
 
          A.Basis of Design: SharkBite Potable PEX Pipe
          1.SharkBite PEX-b Pipe is a silane cross-linked polyethylene pipe for use in residential or commercial applications.
          a.Potable Water: Red, White, and Blue PEX
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete piping options not required.
          b.Red PEX-B Pipe: Coils.
          1)U855R100: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          2)U860R25: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 25 ft (7.6 m).
          3)U860R50: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          4)U860R100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          5)U860R300: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          6)U860R500: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          7)U870R25: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 25 ft (7.6 m).
          8)U870R50: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          9)U870R100: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          10)U870R300: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          11)U870R500: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          12)U880R100: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          13)U880R300: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          14)U880R500: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          c.Blue PEX-B Pipe: Coils.
          1)U855B100: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          2)U860B25: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 25 ft (7.6 m).
          3)U860B50: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          4)U860B100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          5)U860B300: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          6)U860B500: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          7)U870B25: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 25 ft (7.6 m).
          8)U870B50: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          9)U870B100: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          10)U870B300: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          11)U870B500: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          12)U880B100: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          13)U880B300: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          14)U880B500: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          d.White PEX-B Pipe: Coils.
          1)U855W50: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          2)U855W100: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          3)U860W25: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 25 ft (7.6 m).
          4)U860W50: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          5)U860W100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          6)U860W300: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          7)U860W500: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          8)U870W25: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 25 ft (7.6 m).
          9)U870W50: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          10)U870W100: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          11)U870W300: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          12)U870W500: 3/4 inch (19.05 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          13)U880W100: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          14)U880W300: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          15)U880W500: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          16)U885W100: 1 1/4" (31.75 mm).100 ft (30.5m)
          17)U890W100: 1 1/2" (38.1 mm). 100 ft (30.5m)
          18)U895W100: 2" (50.8 mm). 100 ft (30.5m)
          e.Red PEX-B Pipe: Straight lengths.
          1)U860R5: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          2)U860R10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          3)U870R5: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm)
          4)U870R10: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm)
          5)U880R5: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          6)U880R10: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 10f (3048 mm).
          f.Blue PEX-B Pipe: Straight lengths.
          1)U860B5: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm)
          2)U860B10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          3)U870B5: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm)
          4)U870B10: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm)
          5)U880B5: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          6)U880B10: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 10f (3048 mm)
          g.White PEX-B Pipe: Straight lengths.
          1)U855W5: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm)
          2)U855W10: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          3)U860W5: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm)
          4)U860W10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          5)U870W5: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm)
          6)U870W10: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm)
          7)U880W5: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          8)U880W10: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 10f (3048 mm)
          2.Standards Compliance: SharkBite PEX Pipe is approved for use in all national and local codes in the US and Canada. Certified and listed to the following standards:
          a.ANSI/NSF 61 .- Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects.
          b.ANSI/NSF 14 - Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials.
          c.ASTM F876 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          1)ASTM F2023 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe, Tubing and Systems to Hot Chlorinated Water.
          2)ASTM F2657 - Standard Test Method for Outdoor Weathering Exposure of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          d.ASTM F877 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems.
          e.CSA B137.5 - Thermoplastic Pressure Piping Compendium.
          f.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          g.CAN/ULC S101 - Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
          h.CAN/ULC S102.2 - Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Coverings, and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies.
          i.AWWA C904 - Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Pipe, 1/2 inch (12 mm) through 3 inches (76 mm), for Water Service (3/4 inch (19 mm) and larger).
          3.Performance Data:
          a.PEX Material Designation Code: 5306 PEX rating.
          1)(5) Chlorine Resistance - Rated to continuously recirculate hot water at 140 degrees F (60 degrees C).
          2)(3) Six Month UV Resistance.
          3)(06) Stress tested to 630 psi (4344 kPa) at 73 degrees F.
          b.Temperature Performance:
          1)Minimum working temperature 33 degrees F (0.5 degrees C) at 160 psi (1103.2 kPa).
          2)Maximum working temperature 200 degrees F (93.3 degrees C) at 80 psi (551.6 kPa).
          3)Maximum working pressure is 160 psi (1103 kPa) at 33 to 70 degrees F (0.5 to 21 degrees C).
          c.Material: PEX is approved for potable water plumbing systems.
          d.Burial: PEX pipe is approved for water service lines and burial applications including being buried under concrete.
          e.Compatible fittings: PEX pipe approved for use with push-to-connect (ASSE 1061), plastic barb (ASTM F2159), and brass barb (ASTM F1807) fittings.
          f.Plenum Applications: PEX pipe is approved for installation in a supply or return plenum (HVAC air-distribution box).
          4.Features and Characteristics:
          a.Flexibility: Reduces number of fittings to complete jobs; reducing leak points.
          b.Chlorine Resistant. Highest-rated chlorine resistance.
          c.UV Resistance: Six months UV resistance.
          d.Freeze Resistance:
          1)Freeze-resistant and can expand slightly if frozen.
          2)PEX will contract back to its original form when thawed.
          3)PEX is not freeze-proof and should be insulated to prevent freezing.
          e.Insertion Depth Markings: Pre-printed insertion depth markings for SharkBite Universal Push-to-Connect fittings.
          f.Warranty: 25 year warranty.
          5.PEX Pipe Size (CTS): 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 1-1/4, 1-1/2, and 2 inches (10, 12, 19, 25, 32, and 38 mm). Dimensions and tolerances meet requirements as outlines in ASTM F876.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.4OXYGEN BARRIER PEX PIPING
 
          A.Basis of Design: SharkBite Radiant PEX Pipe. Radiant Heating, Orange Oxygen Barrier PEX. An electron beam cross-linked polyethylene pipe for use in residential or commercial applications.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete piping options not required.
          1.Orange Oxygen Barrier PEX Pipe: Coils.
          a.U855O100: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          b.U855O300: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          c.U855O500: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          d.U860O100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          e.U860O300: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          f.U860O500: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          g.U860O1000: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 1000 ft (305.8 m).
          h.U865O300: 5/8 inch (15.88 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          i.U870O100: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          j.U870O300: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          k.U870O500: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          l.U870O1000: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 1000 ft (305.8 m).
          m.U880O100: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          n.U880O300: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          o.U880O500: 1 inch (25.4 mm). 500 ft (152.4 m).
          2.Orange Oxygen Barrier PEX Pipe: Straight lengths.
          a.U860O10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          b.U870O20: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 20 ft (6096 mm).
          c.U880O20: 1 inch (25 mm). 20 ft (6096 mm).
          3.Standards Compliance:
          a.SharkBite PEX Pipe: Approved for use in all national and local codes in the US and Canada. Certified and listed to the following standards:
          b.ANSI/NSF 61 - Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects.
          c.ANSI/NSF 14 - Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials.
          d.ASTM F876 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          1)ASTM F2023 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe, Tubing and Systems to Hot Chlorinated Water.
          e.ASTM F877 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems.
          f.CSA B137.5 - Thermoplastic Pressure Piping Compendium.
          4.Performance Data:
          a.PEX Material Designation Code: 3006 PEX rating.
          1)(3) Chlorine Resistance: Rated to recirculate hot water at 50 percent at 73 to 140 degrees F (22.8 to 60 degrees C).
          2)No UV Resistance.
          3)(06) Stress tested to 630 psi (4344 kPa) at 73 degrees (22.8 degrees F).
          b.Temperature Performance:
          1)Minimum working temperature 33 degrees F (0.5 degrees C) at 160 psi (1103.2 kPa).
          2)Maximum working temperature 200 degrees F (93.3 degrees C) at 80 psi (551.6 kPa).
          3)Maximum working pressure is 160 psi (1103.2 kPa) at 33 to 70 degrees F (0.5 to 21 degrees C).
          c.Material: Oxygen barrier PEX is approved for non-potable radiant heating systems.
          d.Burial: PEX pipe is approved to be buried in concreate.
          e.Compatible Fittings: PEX pipe approved for use with push-to-connect (ASSE 1061), plastic barb (ASTM F2159), and brass barb (ASTM F1807) fittings.
          5.Features and Characteristics:
          a.Flexibility: Reduces the number of fittings needed to complete jobs; saving on overall cost and reducing leak points.
          b.Freeze Resistance: PEX pipe is freeze-resistant and can expand slightly if frozen; PEX will contract back to its original form when thawed. PEX is not freeze-proof, PEX should be insulated to prevent freezing.
          c.Insertion Depth Markings: Pre-printed insertion depth markings for SharkBite Universal Push-to-Connect fittings.
          d.Warranty: 25-year warranty.
          6.PEX Pipe Size (CTS): 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, and 1 inch (19, 12, 16, 19 mm). Dimensions and tolerances meet requirements as outlines in ASTM F876.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.5RECLAIMED WATER PEX PIPING
 
          A.Basis of Design: SharkBite Reclaimed PEX Pipe. Reclaimed Water, Purple PEX. A silane cross-linked polyethylene pipe for use in residential or commercial applications.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete piping options not required.
          1.Purple reclaimed Water PEX Pipe: Coil.
          a.U860P100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          b.U860P300L 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          c.U870P100: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          d.U870P300: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          e.U880P100: 1 inch (25 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          f.U880P300: 1 inch (25 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          2.Standard Compliance:
          a.SharkBite PEX pipe is approved for use in all national and local codes in the US and Canada.
          b.Certified and listed to the following standards:
          c.ANSI/NSF 14 - Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials.
          d.ASTM F876 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          e.ASTM F877 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water.
          f.Distribution Systems.
          g.CSA B137.5 - Thermoplastic Pressure Piping Compendium.
          3.Performance Data:
          a.PEX Material Designation Code: 06 PEX rating.
          1)(0) Chlorine Resistance: Rated for reclaimed ambient water temperature only.
          2)(0) No UV Resistance.
          3)(06) Stress tested to 630 psi (4344 kPa) at 73 degrees F (23 degrees C).
          b.Temperature Performance:
          1)Minimum working temperature 33 degrees F (0.5 degrees C).
          2)Maximum working temperature 200 degrees F (93.3 degrees C).
          3)Maximum working pressure is 160 psi (1103.2 kPa).
          c.Material: Reclaimed water PEX is intended for non-potable plumbing systems.
          d.Burial: PEX pipe is approved for burial applications and to be submerged under concrete.
          e.Compatible fittings: PEX pipe approved for use with push-to-connect (ASSE 1061), plastic barb (ASTM F2159), and brass barb (ASTM F1807) fittings.
          4.Features and Characteristics:
          a.Flexibility: Reduces the number of fittings needed to complete jobs; saving on overall cost and reducing leak points.
          b.Freeze Resistance: PEX pipe is freeze-resistant and can expand slightly if frozen; PEX will contract back to its original form when thawed. PEX is not freeze-proof, PEX should be insulated to prevent freezing.
          c.Insertion Depth Markings: Pre-printed insertion depth markings for SharkBite Universal Push-to-Connect fittings.
          d.Warranty: 25-year warranty.
          5.PEX Pipe Size (CTS): 1/2, 3/4, and 1 inch (12, 19, 25 mm). Dimensions and tolerances meet requirements as outlines in ASTM F876.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.6POTABLE WATER PE-RT PIPING
 
          A.Basis of Design: SharkBite Potable and Fire Suppression PE-RT Pipe.
          1.SharkBite PE-RT Pipe is an eco-friendly, certified Level 5 chlorine resistant pipe approved for use in residential and commercial installations.
          a.Potable Water: Red, White, and Blue PE-RT.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete piping options not required.
          b.Red PE-RT Pipe: Coils.
          1)U960R100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          2)U960R300: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          3)U970R100: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          4)U980R100: 1 inch (25 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          c.Blue PE-RT Pipe: Coils.
          1)U960B100: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          2)U960B300: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 300 ft (91.4 m).
          3)U970B100: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          4)U980B100: 1 inch (25 mm). 100 ft (30.5 m).
          d.White PE-RT Pipe: Coils.
          1)U960W50: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          2)U970W50: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 50 ft (15.2 m).
          e.Red PEX-B Pipe: Straight lengths.
          1)U960R5: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          2)U960R10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          3)U970R5: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          4)U970R10: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          5)U980R5: 1 inch (25 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          6)U980R10: 1 inch (25 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          f.Blue PEX-B Pipe: Straight lengths.
          1)U960B5: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          2)U960B10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          3)U970B5: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          4)U970B10: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          5)U980B5: 1 inch (25 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          6)U980B10: 1 inch (25 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          g.White PEX-B Pipe: Straight lengths.
          1)U955W5: 3/8 inch (10 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          2)U960W5: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          3)U960W10: 1/2 inch (12 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          4)U970W5: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 5 ft (1524 mm).
          5)U970W10: 3/4 inch (19 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          6)U980W10: 1 inch (25 mm). 10 ft (3048 mm).
          2.Standards Compliance:
          a.ANSI/NSF 61 - Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects.
          b.ANSI/NSF 14 - Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials.
          c.ASTM F876 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          1)ASTM F2023 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Oxidative Resistance of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Pipe, Tubing and Systems to Hot Chlorinated Water.
          2)ASTM F2657 - Standard Test Method for Outdoor Weathering Exposure of Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing.
          d.ASTM F877 - Standard for Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Hot- and Cold-Water Distribution Systems.
          e.CSA B137.5 - Thermoplastic Pressure Piping Compendium
          f.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          g.CAN/ULC S102.2 - Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Coverings, and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies.
          h.AWWA C904 - Cross-linked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Pipe, 1/2 inch (13 mm) through 3 inches (76 mm), for Water Service.
          3.Performance Data:
          a.PEX Material Designation Code: 5306 PEX rating.
          1)ASTM F2769 and ASTM F2023: Certified Level 5 chlorine resistant for use in domestic hot and cold plumbing applications.
          b.(Temperature Performance:
          1)Minimum working temperature 33 degrees F (0.5 degrees C) at 160 psi (1103.2 kPa).
          2)Maximum working temperature 200 degrees F (93.3 degrees C) at 100 psi (689.5 kPa).
          3)Maximum working pressure is 160 psi (1103.2 kPa) at 33 to 70 degrees F (0.5 to 21.1 degrees C).
          c.Material: PE-RT is approved for potable water plumbing systems.
          d.Compatible fittings: PEX pipe approved for use with push-to-connect (ASSE 1061), plastic barb (ASTM F2159), brass barb (ASTM F1807), and stainless steel clamp (ASTM F2098) fittings.
          e.Plenum Applications: PEX pipe is approved for installation in a supply or return plenum (HVAC air-distribution box).
          4.Features and Characteristics:
          a.Flexibility: Reduces number of fittings to complete jobs; reducing leak points.
          b.Freeze Resistant.
          5.PE-RT Pipe Size (CTS): 1/2, 3/4, and 1 inch (12, 19, 25 mm). Dimensions and tolerances meet requirements as outlines in ASTM F876.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          3.4FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
 
          A.Field Inspection: Coordinate field inspection in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include if manufacturer provides field quality control with onsite personnel for instruction or supervision of product installation, application, erection, or construction. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Manufacturer's Services: Coordinate manufacturer's services in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
 
          3.5CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION