A line of Ridgid® Compact Series pressing jaws is now available for crimping PEX and multilayer tubing for radiant heat and potable water applications. These jaws are used on PEX systems using ASTM F 1807 black copper crimp rings. It is designed for use with the Ridgid Compact 100-B battery press tool. The jaws feature I.D. clips, which are marked with system and size information. The I.D. clips enable users to identify the correct pressing jaw easily. The jaws are available in six sizes, ranging from 3/8 – 1-1/4 inches. Each jaw can be ordered individually or in a three-jaw tool kit, which consists of a Compact 100-B tool, 1/2-, 3/4-, and 1-inch jaws, two batteries, a battery charger, and carrying case.

Ridge Tool Co., c/o Ultimate Lead, P.O. Box 739, Berea, OH 44017-0739; 800-769-7743; www.ridgid.com

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Publication date: 11/27/2006