Make attachments between PEX pipes and between PEX and other materials. Put a copper crimp ring around both ends. Insert a connector piece between the cable ends and use the appropriate size crimp tool to crimp the rings. Check the crimp operation using a go-no-go tool.
attaching XLPE pipe
attaching PEX pipe
PEX pipe attachment
attachment of PEX pipe
XLPE pipe attachment
attaching cross-linked polyethylene pipe
attachment of XLPE pipe
cross-linked polyethylene pipe attachment
attachment of cross-linked polyethylene pipe
attaching of cross-linked polyethylene pipe
attaching of XLPE pipe
attaching of PEX pipe
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Attach PEX pipe is an essential skill of the following occupations:
Bathroom fitter: Bathroom fitters install bathroom elements. They take the necessary measurements, prepare the room, removing old elements if necessary, and install the new bathroom equipment, including the connection of water, gas and sewage pipes and electricity lines.
Plumber: Plumbers maintain and install water, gas and sewage systems. They inspect pipes and fixtures on a regular basis or make repairs as needed. They bend, cut, and install pipes. They test systems and make adjustments safely and following regulations. They place sanitary equipment.
Attach PEX pipe is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
Sprinkler fitter: Sprinkler fitters are responsible for the installation of fire protection systems that sprinkle water. They connect pipes, tubing and the necessary accessories. Sprinkler system installers also test the systems for leaks.
Plumbing supervisor: Plumbing supervisors monitor plumbing operations. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.
Kitchen unit installer: Kitchen unit installers install kitchen elements in homes. They take the necessary measurements, prepare the room, removing old elements if necessary, and install the new kitchen equipment, including the connection of water, gas and sewage pipes and electricity lines.
- Attach PEX pipe – ESCO