|PEX Fitting Types||Pex (A, B, C)||Pex-Al-Pex||Tool|
|Push Fitting||✓ (TM-370)||×||Disconnecting Clip|
|Expansion Fitting||Only Pex-A||×||Expansion Tool|
|Crimp Fitting||✓ (TM-150)||×||Pex Crimp Tool|
|Sliding sleeve Fitting||✓ (TM-140, TM-180)||×||Pex Sleeve Tool|
|Press Fitting||✓ (TM-130)||✓ (TM-120, TM-170)||Pex Press Tool|
|Compression Fitting||✓ (TM-110)||✓ (TM-100, TM-160, TM-190)||Wrench|
Key Point: For Pex Pipes, Quickly Access, Repeated Disassembly
Check Our Product: Pex Push Fitting
Expansion fittings only used in Pex A Pipes. It’s going to get tighter as time goes on. It need expansion tools to install.
Key Points: Only For Pex A Pipes, Get Tighter
Crimp fittings can be used for Pex(A, B, C) Pipes, not for Pex-Al-Pex pipes. The crimp fittings is composed of crimp fitting, (red) Copper Crimp rings or Stainless Steel clamp. The installation of crimp fittings requires special crimp fittings tools.
Key Points: For Pex Pipes, Pex Crimp Tool
Check Our Products: Crimp Fittings
Sliding Sleeve Fitting
Sliding sleeve fitting only for pex pipes. It consists of brass sleeves and a brass fitting, and needs Pex Sleeve Tools to install.
Key Points: For Pex Pipes, Pex Sleeve Tools
Pex Press Fittings
It can be used in pex pipes and pex-al-pex pipes. The difference between them is that press fittings for Pex-al-pex pipe have 2 rubber o-ring. It’s make up of stainless steel sleeves, a plastic rings and a brass fitting. You need a pex press tool to install it.
Just like press fittings, compression fittings can also be used for 2 types of Pipes. And Pex-al-pex compression fittings has 2 rubber o-rings over the fitting’s barbs. It consists of a brass fitting, a split brass o-ring and a nut. If you have a wrench, you can install it without any other pex tools.