What are MegaPress fittings?
MegaPress is a carbon steel, cold press system designed for use in chilled water, hydronic heating, compressed air, and fire sprinkler applications.
Can you use MegaPress fittings on water?
Viega MegaPress is the only press fitting system for black iron pipe that can be installed in both water and gas applications, residential, commercial or industrial.
Can you ProPress black iron?
Viega ProPress fittings are available in copper and stainless steel. Viega MegaPress in carbon steel is the first press system for black iron pipe that can be installed in both hydronic and gas applications.
Can you MegaPress black iron?
Viega MegaPress is the only press fitting system for black iron pipe that can be installed in both hydronic and gas applications, industrial, commercial or residential.
Is MegaPress rated for steam?
MegaPress (EPDM) is approved for use in Low Pressure Steam Applications, max 15 psig / max 248 deg F. MegaPress XL (FKM) is approved for use in Low Pressure Steam Applications, max 15 psig / max 248 deg F. MegaPressG (HNBR) is NOT approved for use in Steam Applications.
Can you remove MegaPress fittings?
Viega MegaPress sealing elements may not be removed or replaced. The Viega MegaPress system does not require lubrication of the pipe or the fitting. Proper insertion depth must be marked on the pipe.
Can you use MegaPress fittings on galvanized pipe?
THE MEGAPRESS PIPE JOINING SYSTEM is a fast, reliable way to join Schedule 5, Schedule 40, black or galvanized steel pipe using the company’s proprietary pressing technology.
Can Viega ProPress be used on steam?
The list below shows which Veiga ProPress and MegaPress systems are rated for steam use: 304 Stainless and 304 Stainless XL (FKM) is approved for use in Low Pressure Steam Applications, max 15 psig / max 248 deg F.
Does MegaPress work on galvanized?
Can you reuse Viega fittings?
Costly damages and possible insurance claims and premi- ums can be avoided because it iden- tifies un-pressed connections before they can become a problem. Can Propress be dismantled and reused? No, Propress is a permanent connection.
Can you spin a MegaPress fitting?
Pressing is superior to threading for swing joints because it allows for shifting without loosening. The inner components on a Viega MegaPress fitting never rotate; any rotation caused by shifting ground or other external force occurs within the outer casing of the fitting around the inner components.
Are MegaPress fittings rated for underground?
MegaPress FKM systems are approved for underground use and must be protected against corrosion in accordance with NFPA 54 section 404.8, NACE Standard RP0169-2002 section 5, 2009 UPC Chapter 6 section 609.3.
Is ProPress better than sharkbite?
ProPress VS Sharkbite Both systems rely on EPDM o-rings. ProPress is only better because the pressing of the copper fitting against the copper pipe is a stronger and more reliable hold than the stainless teeth on the sharkbite.