What should be the radius of short radius elbow? Answer: 1D(Where “D” is the diameter of the pipe.)
What should be the radius of long radius elbow? Answer: 1.5D (Where “D” is the diameter of the pipe.)
How the pipe fittings are classified based on end connections? Answer: Pipe fittings are classified based on end connection as: – A. Socket weld fittings. B. Screwed end fittings. C. Beveled end or Butt weld fittings. D. Spigot socket fittings.
What are Weldolet and Sockolet? And where they are used? Answer: Weldolet and Sockolet are basically self-reinforced fittings.Weldolet is used for Butt weld branch connection where standard tee is not available due to size restrictions and the piping is of critical / high-pressure service. Sockolet is used for socket welding branch connection, which require reinforcing […]
What are the commonly used ASTM CAST FITTINGS ? Answer: I. Carbon Steel :- ASTM A216, ASTM A352 LCB/C. II. Alloy Steel :- ASTM A217 WC1/WC6/WC9/C5/C12. III. Stainless Steel :- ASTM A217 CA15, ASTM A296 CA15, ASTM A351 CF8/CF3/CH20/CK20/CF 8M/CF 3M/CF 8C/HK40.
What are the commonly used ASTM FORGED FITTINGS ? Answer: I. Carbon Steel :- ASTM A181. ASTM A105, ASTM A350 LF1/2. II. Alloy Steel :- ASTM A182 F1/F2/F5/F7/F9/F11/F12/F22. III. Stainless Steel :- ASTM A182 F6/F304/F304L/F304H/F310/F316/F316L/F316H/F321/F321H/F347/F347H/F348.
If you’ve ever had to replace the U-turn or “trap” under the bathroom sink, build your own sprinkler system, or perhaps run water and gas lines to install a washer and dryer, chances are you already know all about pipe fittings. Pipelines, whether steel, copper, plastic Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS), or Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) […]