Duotight Push-In Fitting - 9.5 mm (3/8 in.) x 1/2 in. BSP Ball Valve
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This Duotight ball valve with 1/2" male thread is perfect for attaching to the water input on the Copper Counterflow Chiller, allowing you to adjust the water flow while chilling your wort. Compatible with EVABarrier 9.5 mm OD tubing.
Duotight fittings are high-quality push-in fittings that seal tight and offer superior sealing capacity due to the double O-ring sealing design.
High-Performance Double O-Ring Design:
The secret to Duotight’s superior sealing performance comes from the fact that they use not one, but two high-quality EPDM O-rings. The double O-ring means they have literally twice the sealing surface when compared with other push-in fittings. This makes them more reliable and significantly reduces the chance of leakage.
The double O-ring system also means that tubing can be bent at a much tighter radius without causing leaking issues, which can be an issue with other fittings. This combination of factors makes Duotight the most reliable push-in fittings on the market.
EPDM offers excellent chemical resistance for a longer life span. When compared with silicone and vinyl, EPDM has much better gas transmission rates, better wear resistance, and is BPA-free.
No Clamps Necessary!
We recommend cutting your tubing straight, not on an angle, to ensure the line forms a complete seal. To remove the fitting simply push in the collet and the hose can be removed.
Insert tubing and firmly push to connect
Easily release tubing by pushing in the collet
Suitable for both gas & beverage applications
Made from food-grade acetal plastic
Double O-rings made from highly chemical resistant EPDM
Locking teeth made from stainless steel
Pressure rated to 150 psi
Temperature rated to 212°F (100°C)
Please note: exposure to chlorine will degrade the acetal plastic and stainless steel these fittings are made from. Do not use in contact with bleach or other chlorinated cleaning chemicals.