Glossary of Pipe Fittings & Flanges This section gives you some idea about some of the most common terms used in pipe fittings and flanges. A B C E F G H I J L M N O P R S T U W A Adapter: A fitting needed for changing from one type of […]
For getting proper pipe fittings to be used in pipes of various sizes, certain specifications are to be known. These specifications cover the following: Specifications of Materials Specifications of Size Cleaning and care tips of pipe fittings Pressure and Temperature Ratings Specifications of Materials Various materials having different standards are used to make various types […]
Are pipe fittings having a visible line in them, are cracked? A. No. The noticeable line is not a crack. This you can test by trying to open the crack. If you are unable to open it up by pulling on the part then that is knit-line which is an intrinsic part of the injection-molding […]
What is the outside diameter (OD) of a 1″ fitting? A. The outside diameter (OD) of a fitting will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and it represents the minimum wall thickness requirements for a given size.
What is an elbow? A. The elbow is a short length of pipe having a 90-degree bend. Elbow allows pipes to be connected securely at both ends, providing a clean turn.
How are pipe fittings identified? A. Pipe fittings are identified by their material of construction, inner and outer diameter of the pipe, and the type of fitting whether threaded or slip, male or female.
What exactly do you mean by pipe fittings? A. Pipe fittings are used to connect pipes. There are different varieties of pipe fittings made of various materials and available in various shapes and sizes. Pipe adapters, couplings, elbows, tees, sleeves, flanges, bulkhead fittings, reducers, valves etc. are all different types of pipe fittings.
Copper Pipe Fittings Materials Used Types Copper pipe fittings play an important role in many plumbing and heating applications. These fittings are used for installation of various types of pipes. In fact, copper pipe fittings are mainly used with copper pipes used for supplying hot and cold water in residential water supply lines, as refrigerant […]
Malleable Pipe Fittings Applications Types Malleable fittings are usually used to connect steel pipes. However, galvanized malleable fittings are used for galvanized pipe. Malleable iron pipe fittings are most common among malleable fittings and are available in many different types and sizes. What is malleable fitting? Malleable fittings are those fittings having the property of […]
Plastic Pipe Fittings Variety Types Plastic pipe fittings have become very popular these days for water supply and drain lines. The low cost, good durability and easy installation has made plastic pipes most popular. Variety: Fittings meant for plastic pipes and for connecting plastic to metal pipes are available in various options like threaded, compression […]