Copper End Feed fittings are used for hot and cold-water supply giving a low cost simple method of joining cooper pipes. The fittings are also uses in low-pressure gas pipework when used with copper pipe manufactured to EN1057 in a domestic environment.
Considered a more traditional solution for professional plumbers for the first and second fix installations in domestic dwellings for many items around the home. The smooth lines minimise any flow restrictions and the compact design makes then ideal for exposed pipework or where space is limited.
When connecting a chemical flux is applied to the joint ensure a more robust solder. The joint is heated using a propane torch, with lead or lead-free solder applied to the heated joint, allowing the molten solder to be drawn into the joint replacing the flux that evaporates.