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Expansion PEX vs Crimp Pex: Find Out Which to Choose for Your Project!

Expansion PEX vs Crimp Pex: Find Out Which to Choose for Your Project!

Posted by Ben Stewart on

The use of PEX piping has become huge in the plumbing industry due to its easy installation, lower costs, and durability. At Valve Warehouse, we carry both crimp and expansion PEX ball valves for PEX piping applications. Here are the differences between the two. Crimp PEX   A crimp PEX connection sits outside of the piping and a special tool is used to crimp the end connection around the pipe. Crimp PEX has been used for a long time so its use and knowledge is more widespread. Costs for the fittings, tools, and accessories are also much cheaper than the newer expansion PEX connections....

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Learn about Check Valves!

Learn about Check Valves!

Posted by Shopify Admin on

Check valves refer to valves that only allow fluid to move in one direction. Fluids passing through the valve opens it up, while reversing this flow leads the valve to close. There are multiple types of check valves that carry out this function in different ways, such as swing, lift, and inline. In this article, we'll be talking about the two types of check valves sold at Valve Warehouse: swing check valves and our newest product: inline check valves.   Swing Check Valves At Valve Warehouse, we carry swing check valves in brass, lead free brass, and stainless steel. They consist of...

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