SharkBite Max push-to-connect fittings have been re-engineered to deliver the same reliability as the company’s 1st generation fittings but with new product enhancements that provide more strength and an easier installation.  The original brass body now has a reinforced stainless-steel collar for added strength, allowing the fitting to handle up to double the burst pressure compared to the SharkBite (1st Generation) fitting.SharkBite Max fittings require half the insertion effort as the original fitting, allowing for seamless installations and quicker emergency repairs in wet lines, the company says.