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SharkBite® Corrugated Stainless Steel Water Heater Supply Connectors with Ball Valve



SharkBite Corrugated Stainless Steel Water Heater Connectors with ball valve are used in
residential and commercial applications to connect the hot and cold supply lines to the water
heater. The connectors are corrugated stainless steel. The Water Heater Connectors are
designed for use in accessible locations to connect water heaters, fixtures and other water
connected devices to the water supply.
The connectors are available in 18″ lengths. The connections on the water heater hose are 3/4″
FIP X 1/2″ SharkBite ball valve or 3/4” FIP x 3/4” SharkBite ball valve. The SharkBite
connection allows the installer to connect to copper, PEX, CPVC and PE-RT tubing eliminating
the need for an additional transition fitting.





Utilizes a SharkBite Connection:
Eliminates the need for additional transition fittings, Connects to copper, PEX, CPVC
and PE-RT tubing.
Ease of installation:
Ideal for areas where stainless steel braided hoses are not code compliant or
replacement of rigid pipe not suitable.
Integrated ball valve supply shutoff:
Shutoff and isolate the water heater for replacement, or service.
Ease of use:
No soldering or glue.
Available in 18″ or 24″ lengths:
No cutting pipe.
Design certified and agency listed:
Inspector friendly, allows peace of mind.


The SharkBite Water Heater Connectors with ball valve shall be used with residential and
commercial water heaters. The SharkBite Connection shall be connected to copper (ASTM
B88), PEX (ASTM F876), CPVC (ASTM D2846) and PE-RT (ASTM F 2769). The SharkBite
Water Heater Connectors shall be used with water in accessible locations only.


Flexible water heater connectors allow you to work in tight spaces and easily connect water heaters with existing pipes that don’t line up. The integrated ball valve allows the water heater supply to be shut-off. Approved for use on electric or gas water heaters with a flue vent. Innovative design reduces the need for extra joints or fittings allowing for faster install time.

  • Integrated ball valve for easy shut-off.
  • Can be used as an alternative to hard piping.
  • Approved for electric and gas water heaters with flue vent.
  • Compatible with PEX, copper, CPVC and PE-RT pipe.
  • No special tools, crimping, glue or soldering is needed.
  • Can be installed in wet lines.
  • Can be rotated for easier and faster installation.
  • Ideal for working in tight spaces.