Are all plastic push-fit fittings made equal?

June 14, 2016 0 By Sophie Weston

Push-fit technology from Speedfit

In today’s plumbing arena the combined use of plastic and copper pipe with push-fit fittings has become the ‘go-to’ option for many. However, installers need to be aware that not all products that boast push-fit technology are going to provide quality and reliability. With so many push-fit fittings out there you need to use a reputable brand with trusted and proven technology.

Engineering excellence trusted by many

Billions of John Guest connectors are used around the world, as their adaptability, longevity and high performance makes them integral components in many innovative devices serving a diverse range of industries: plumbing & heating, automotive, pubs & bars, drinks dispense, compressed air, pure water, and telecommunications.

So, whether you’re taking a shower, driving a car, making a call or enjoying a pint at your local, it’s likely you will come into contact with tried and tested Speedfit Technology.

Speedfit Technology with you everyday

Speedfit Technology is built into the DNA of all John Guest fittings. In fact, the core technology behind a Speedfit plumbing fitting is the exact same push-fit concept used in all John Guest connections.

You’ll be surprised how often you come into contact with Speedfit Technology – watch our video to find out more.

Fascinating Facts

Fact #1: 95% of bars in the UK use John Guest fittings in Beer Lines. Last year alone over 10 million were sold.

Fact #2: John Guest manufactures more plastic push-fit fittings than anybody else in the world.

Fact #3: Over 1 billion John Guest automotive connectors were manufactured in the last 30 years.

Fact #4: Aston Martin, Ferrari, Mercedes, Porche, BMW and Ford are just some of the cars using JG Technology.

Fact #5: John Guest invented the first fibre optic fitting for BT in the 1980s. Today they sell over 2.5 million a year.

Fact #6: John Guest push-fit connectors are integral to many innovative devices from plumbing and heating to water purification and fuel cell systems.

Trusted by many, Speedfit is without a doubt a high quality push-fit plumbing system you can rely on.

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