ALFA brass barbed ball valves, the valve body is made of brass for corrosion resistance, ductility at high temperatures, and low magnetic permeability. Dezincification resistant brass, or DZR brass, (something designed CR or DR) is the name given to brass that has exceptional resistance to this corrosion. Dezincification of brass is a critical aspect of the fitness for purpose (quality) of plumbers fitting that is in contact with water. DZR Brass can be connected to copper, brass, plastic, aluminum, and welded steel. This valve has a plated steel lever handle for manual on/off control. In addition, the lead-free, high-quality Brass will ensure a long lasting life for any connection system. ALFA Push-to-Connect fittings are no tools required, simply push the pipe or tubing into the fitting to secure a watertight connection. Used with copper pipe, CPVC, and PEX, the connection by a combination of specially-designed o-rings and metal teeth that grip and hold the pipe or tube in place.
- Quick and easy to use, easy connections. Just push to create a watertight seal.
- Compatible with all types and brands of PEX tubing, copper tubing and CPVC fitting.
- Made with Leak Free Brass for corrosion resistance, ductility at high temperatures, and low magnetic permeability to ensure a clean water connection
- Certified lead-free (AB1953)and meets UPC certification standards.