Can you use compression valve on CPVC?

CPVC pipes are readily joined with plastic fittings and glue, but when that isn’t practical, you can join them with plastic compression fittings. Metal compression fittings, such as those on sink and toilet shutoff valves, work as well on CPVC pipes as they do on copper.Click to see full answer. Regarding this, can you use a saddle valve on CPVC?Saddle valves fit around existing water pipes and are clamped into place. Though they are usually used on copper lines, CPVC water lines can have saddles attached if a pre-drilled hole is created first into the water pipe before the valve is fitted in place.Also Know, what causes CPVC to crack? Most spray foam insulation (SPF) contains fire retardant chemicals called ‘esters’ and amine catalysts that are highly incompatible with CPVC pipes and fittings. After exposure to these chemicals, CPVC piping will turn brittle, crack and ultimately fail. Many failures of CPVC have resulted from exposure to spray foam. Herein, do Sharkbites work on CPVC? SharkBite Universal brass push-to-connect fittings are compatible with PEX, Copper, CPVC, PE-RT and HDPE pipe. SharkBite fittings come with a PEX stiffener pre-loaded into the fitting for PEX, PE-RT and HDPE.Why is the use of CPVC plumbing recommended over PVC piping in homes?CPVC is stronger, more corrosion resistant, and more flexible than PVC. It also withstands higher temperatures than regular PVC. Most current Plumbing Codes will not allow PVC for hot water supply but will allow CPVC. PVC can be used in all Waste Water and Drain applications.

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