How To Install Sharkbite Fittings On Existing Copper Pipe. Just push the tube into the fitting until you reach the depth mark. For installation, simply slide the sharkbite onto the end of the copper pipe and tighten the clamp using the provided wrench.
Just push the tube into the fitting until you reach the depth mark. Inspect and clean the end of the pipeand the fitting.installthe new copperpipeinto the standard coupling and then slide the slip coupling onto the other end of the pipe.installthe pipeagain, making sure to fully seat the pipe into the sharkbitefitting. When installing sharkbite fittings always measure and mark any copper pipe that the sharkbite fitting will be sliding onto.