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Barbed Straight Connector 16mm

Barbed Straight Connector 16mm 

Used to connect 16mm outside diameter or 13 mm inside diameter LDPE pipe together.  The connector is made from a strong industrial grade UV stabilised plastic.  The connector can be used on any thin walled pipe like LDPE water pipe or Netafim pressure compensated drip pipe.  

  • Simple push fit connector 
  • Can be used to join pipes together with a 16mm outside diameter or a 13 mm inside diameter 
  • UV stabilised plastic 
  • Once fitted the joint is rated to 6 bar 
  • Made in Greece 


These more industrial type push fit fittings have a much larger and sharper barb than the more retail fittings.  Because of this more effort is required in order to fit these to the pipe.  The end of the pipe that needs joining should be heated using either very hot water or some form of blow torch.  If you do use a blow torch then the end of the pipe should be positioned in the flame for 2 seconds if the pipe is black and 1 second if it is brown.  The flame should be directed down the centre of of the pipe rather than on 1 side.  Now push the barbed fitting in to the pipe.  If you have overheated the pipe it will fold back on itself.  If this is the case cut the pipe to a clean point and try again.  Once the fitting is in they can only be removed by cutting the pipe.  These are extremely durable and will give you piece of mind when leaving you irrigation systems 

  • Model: C31001616
  • 674 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Palaplast


Anthony C.
5 of 5 Stars
James is absolutely right in his description of this product. In my considerable experience, only the barbed fittings can cope with the output from my irrigation pump without blowing off the hose. The only way I can make the cheaper non-barbed fittings stay on is by binding them with wire - this takes so much longer - I only use these now.


This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 27 January, 2009.