PEX tubing is getting really popular these days due to its increased applications. This type of tubing is made from the polyethylene. The material is highly durable which gives enormous strength to the tubing system thereby making it feasible for various plumbing operations. The PEX tubing is available in various sizes and one of the most commonly used PEX tubing is of the size 3/4”.
The 3/8” PEX tubing may come in varied lengths like 400 ft and 1000 ft. the 3/8 inch PEX tubing of 400 ft usually comes with an outside diameter of 0.5 inch whereas the inside diameter is 0.35 inch. The PEX tubing is highly resistant to corrosion thereby making it durable and long lasting. The maximum temperatures under which these tubes can operate is 200 degree Fahrenheit. The 3/8 inch PEX tubing can be effectively used potable distribution systems for hot and cold water. These tubes are equipped with great weather resistance which is why they can be used in extreme conditions as well. These tubes can also be used in countries having cold temperatures below zero degree.
PEX tubes are made from strong and sturdy material which is why many manufacturers provide these instead of tubes made from other metals like copper, iron or lead.