VSH SmartPress

quick installation without tools

VSH SmartPress is an innovative press connection system designed for joining ½-2” IPS ASTM A312 schedule 5s and 10s stainless steel pipe (approved for use with both AISI type 304/304L or 316/316L stainless). The VSH SmartPress system offers end-users a complete solution with maximum coverage of commercial and industrial applications requiring HNBR, EPDM, or FPM sealing elements.

Whether you are installing a commercial potable water system or an industrial utilities process application, VSH SmartPress is made to withstand the harshest of environments.​

For each sealing element variation, available VSH SmartPress fitting configurations include: couplings, caps, elbows, thread adapters, tees, threaded tees, fitting reducers, flange adapters, van stone flange adapters, and unions; VSH SmartPress valve configurations include optimized single-piece FullFlow ball valves.

  • one material, maximum efficiency (AISI 316)
  • wide range of ½” through 2” fittings and valves
  • designed for both schedule 5s and 10s stainless steel pipe
  • up to 34 bar operating pressure
  • temperatures ranging from -35°C to 230°C
  • ultra-modern silicone-free production process
  • patented ‘smart’ sealing element technology
  • Leak Before Pressed technology
  • Visu-Control® foil technology
    • color-coded materials and size
    • visual press indication
  • patented pre-marked insertion depths
  • Suitable professional pressing tools with ASP profile available

technical specifications

materialscarbon steel, stainless steel and copper
o-ringsEPDM, (H)NBR, FPM green and FPM grey
dimensions12-108 mm
temperature range-35°C to +135°C
max. operating pressure16 bar