Plumbing fittings contain no lead

Sanha, lead free plumbing fittings, pipes, pipework

Ahead of changes to EU drinking-water regulations coming into force in December 2013, the German company Sanha has developed a range of press and threaded plumbing fittings made from a patented copper allow that is 100% lead free. The new fittings are now available in the UK and come in distinctive green packaging with a ‘Pb-free’ logo.

The new European Drinking Water Directive sets a limit for the lead content of drinking water of 0.01 mg/l. With this extremely low threshold, Sanha suggests that the lead that can be leached into water form standard alloys is a problem for contractors.

Sanha’s new fittings include threaded red brass fittings (series 3000), Sanha-Press (series 800) and 3-fit Press (series 25000), all suitable for use with copper and composite pipes.

For more information on this story, click here: September 2013, 102
Related links:
Related articles:



modbs tv logo

LG supports fast-moving WeWork project

How LG Air Conditioning helped WeWork London achieve a fast project with great results.

Stephen Preece on the future of MEES

Stephen Preece on why the next iteration of MEES needs to set higher targets to encourage greater action.

Calendar