Sanpress Inox LF


Sanpress Inox LF

Press connector system (labs-​free) with press connectors and pipes made of stainless steel material no. 1.4401 and 1.4521 in acc. with DIN EN 10088, DIN EN 10312, DVGW worksheet GW 541, system registration for connectors and pipes in acc. with DVGW worksheet534 for potable water isntallations according to DIN 1988. For dimensionally stable concealed and pre-​wall installations of manifold and riser pipes in Viega component assembly.

The press connector system Sanpress Inox LF is free from paint wetting destructive substances (labs) as silicone, fat, oil etc. and is therefore especially suitable for the use of pipeline installations in paint shops.

Press connectors
All sizes with SC‑Contur – accidently unpressed connections become visible during filling the system. The SC‑Contur is certified and fulfils the requirements of the DVGW worksheet534, point 12.14, Connectors with forced leakage.
During leakage tests with water Viega guarantees the identification of unpressed connections in the pressure range 0.1 MPa–0.65 MPa, in the case of dry leakage tests with compressed air or noble gases from 22 hPa–0.3 MPa.

Blue dot on the press connector

Sealing elements
EPDM, black (ethylene-​propylene-​diene-​monomer rubber); up to 110 °C; not resistant against hydrocarbon solvent, chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents, turpentine, petrol

Stainless steel laser-​welded and made of corrosion-​proof stainless steel
  • Material number 1.4401 (AISI 316L) (X5CrNiMo 17‑12-2), with 2.3 % molybdenum for increased durability; yellow plugs
  • Material number 1.4521 (AISI 444) (X2CrMoTi 18‑2), with PRE value 24.1; green plugs

Standard sizes: d 15; 18; 22; 28; 35; 42; 54
XL sizes: d 64.0; 76.1; 88.9; 108.0

Areas of application
Potable water
Compressed air systems

Special applications
Fire extinguishing systems

The use of the system for other than those described areas of application and media must be approved by the Viega Service Center.

Operating conditions
Potable water installations
  • Potable water without restrictions in acc. with DWO
  • Operating temperature max. 8°C
  • Operating pressure max. 1.6 MPa
Irrelevant of the direction of flow, mixed installations are permitted.

The press connector system Sanpress Inox LF is suitable for the creation of potable water installations according to DIN 1988‑200 and EN 806‑2 in consideration of the selection of material in accordance with DIN EN 12502‑1 and DIN 50930‑6. When used for other areas of use and when in doubt about the right selection of material, please contact Viega.
The system components should be protected against high concentrations of chloride generated by both the medium and by external factors.

Pipe 1.4521 (d 12–108.0)
  • DW-7301BS0375
Pipe 1.4401 (d 12–108.0)
  • DV-7301BS0411
System with pipe 1.4401 (d 15–108.0)
  • DW-8501BL0551
System with pipe 1.4521 (d 15–108.0)
  • DW-8501BS0376

Use of press tools
The functional safety of the Viega press connector systems primarily depends on the perfect condition of the press tools and press machines used. For this reason, for the production of press connections we recommend the use of Viega press tools and their regular inspection by authorised service points.

Technical data
Press connectors and components are constantly being optimised. If required, the current Z and installation dimensions can be obtained from the download area of the Viega homepage:
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Sanpress Inox LF


Z-dimensions  (1)