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ASME B16.51-2021

Copper and Copper Alloy Press-Connect Pressure Fittings

This Standard establishes requirements for cast copper alloy, wrought copper, and wrought copper alloy pressconnect pressure fittings for use with hard-drawn seamless copper water tube conforming to ASTM B88 for piping systems conveying water. The press-connect system (tube, fitting, and joint) conforming to this Standard is for use at a maximum pressure of 1 380 kPa (200 psi) over the temperature range from 0°C to 93°C (32°F to 200°F). This Standard provides requirements for fittings suitable for press-connect joining and covers the following: (a) terminology; (b) size designations; (c) marking; (d) material; (e) dimensions and tolerances; (f) required installation instructions; (g) pressure-temperature ratings; (h) design qualification.

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