Viega Expands PEX Product Offerings
New Viega PEX systems are ideal for commercial and municipal
introduces Viega PEX Press test plugs, PEX Press 45-degree elbows,
PEX Press 90-degree flare elbows, PEX Press reducing tees and PEX
pipe supports, expanding its PEX offerings for a variety of
applications including commercial and municipal.
The new PEX Press test plugs are available in sizes 1 1/4ʺ and 1
1/2ʺ. Other sizes ranging from 3/8ʺ to 1ʺ inch are also available
and a 2ʺ size is coming soon. The plugs are designed for use with
Viega PEX Press system which uses plastic fittings made from Radel®
R, a high-performance polymer. The test plugs are designed with
Viega’s patented Smart Connect® feature to identify an unpressed
Another addition is the 45-degree polymer PEX press elbows also made
out of Radel R. These fittings allow for more versatility in
installations of larger diameter tubing and are offered in 1 ½ʺ x 1
½ʺ and 2ʺ x 2ʺ sizes.
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New PEX Press bronze,
90-degree flare elbows are a flare by press configuration
that can be used as a connection for water service.
Constructed from Zero Lead™ bronze, the 90-degree elbows are
available in 3/4ʺ and 1ʺ sizes.
The new PEX Press reducing tees are constructed from Zero
Lead™ bronze and are available in 1 1/2ʺ x 1 1/2ʺ x ¾ʺ, 1 ½ʺ
x 1-1/4” x 1ʺ, and 1 ½ʺ x 1-1/4ʺ x 1 ¼ʺ sizes.
PEX pipe supports are also now available for use with
ViegaPEX™ tubing. The supports are available in 10ʹ lengths
in 1ʺ, 1 1/4ʺ, 1 1/2ʺ and 2ʺ diameters.
“As the use of plastics continues to grow in the industry,
we’re proud to offer even more commercial- and
municipal-suited PEX products,” said Jeff Courtney, Viega’s
director of product management, plastics. “Viega PEX
products not only offer excellent performance, they are
backed by an excellent warranty.”
In February, Viega announced its 25-year PEX water systems
limited warranty. The previous 10-year, comprehensive
warranty on PEX products remains unchanged, but the warranty
now features an additional 15 years of product coverage.
The Viega Group, with a tradition of innovation for more
than 115 years, has approximately 3,800 employees worldwide
and is among the leading manufacturers of pipe fitting
installation technology. In metal press systems for
industrial, commercial and residential projects, the company
is the global market leader. In the U.S., Viega LLC employs
nearly 500 people and offers more than 3,000 products. These
include Viega ProPress® for copper and stainless, Viega
MegaPress® for black iron pipe and Viega PEX Press systems
in Zero Lead™ bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega
also specializes in the design, production and installation
of ProRadiant™ heating and cooling systems. For more
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Note: Zero Lead refers to products meeting the requirements
of NSF 61-G through testing under NSF/ANSI Standard 372.
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