When transitioning pipe size, there is no easier way than with SharkBite's push-fit reducing couplings. Easily reduce from 1" to 3/4" or 3/4" to 1/2" all the way down to 1/4" sizes. There is no need for solder, glue, clamps or unions, simply push-to-connect and move on. This quick connect fitting is designed for potable water and radiant heating (including underground or behind-the-wall) applications with no access panels required. It is also rated to 200°F and 200 psi.