Can you crimp PEX AL PEX?
Also asked, will SharkBite work on PEX AL PEX?
OmniGrip push fittings are fully compatible with SharkBite fittings and can fully replace the latter. They can be used with standard PEX, copper and CPVC pipe sizes.
Also Know, can you use PEX B fittings on PEX A? Crimping will work with Pex-A fittings but expansion fitting will not work with Pex-b fitting. You might work on your wording. https://www.pexuniverse.com/types-of-pex-fittings describes it well.
Accordingly, can you crimp PEX?
PEX Crimp Fittings Crimp fittings require copper or stainless steel crimp rings and a PEX crimp or clamp tool. Some manufacturers use O-rings on their metal fittings (manufactured to ASTM 2434 standards) to make the seal with the tubing. Crimp fittings are compatible with all types of PEX tubing, except for PEX-AL-PEX.
Why is PEX banned in California?
Church, executive director of the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association. Uponor Wirsbo said its PEX pipe was introduced in California in 1990 and that the product helps solve problems in areas with aggressive soil conditions that copper pipe cannot solve.