How-To diagrams for your plumbing and heating systems- great for contractors, homeowners or DIYers
Copper fittings are used in hot and cold water lines in plumbing systems when making connections to copper pipe. There are two basic types of copper pipe or tubing: rigid and flexible. Copper fittings can be used with both types of copper pipe. Rigid pipe is generally installed in new homes and provides a neater installation. Flexible copper pipe is best for repair work since it can be run around obstacles without connections or cuts.