What is reducing elbow

Reducing Elbow is a kind of elbow setting that provides a change in the material flow and joins two pieces of different pipes or tubes. It helps the system to avoid pressure losses due to re-acceleration and friction. It is named so as it designed like an elbow. It has different sized openings depending on […]

 
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Destructive and No-destructive Testing of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Destructive and No-destructive Testing of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings Why and how often are butt weld pipe fittings tested ? Butt weld pipe fittings are tested to assure conformity with standards and performance in their applications. Standard, commodity butt weld pipe fittings are tested by sampling during manufacturing process, with both destructive and non-destructive approaches. […]

 
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Manufacturing Process of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Manufacturing Process of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings What is the difference between a manufacturer and a supplier of butt weld pipe fittings ? Manufacturers own machines, presses and equipment to actually make butt weld pipe fittings from pipe or plate. Suppliers are intermediaries between manufacturers and end-users: suppliers can be wholesalers, distributors, EPCs, … In […]

 
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Materials of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Materials of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings Why do manufacturers offer such a large variety of metals and materials ? Pipes and fittings are used in many applications and many industries that have widely different operating conditions. To reach best performance (resistance to various types of corrosive fluids, operating temperature, …) at acceptable costs, many metals […]

 
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Standards and Certifications of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Standards and Certifications of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings Who decides on standards and specifications for butt weld fittings ? Manufacturers of butt weld pipe fittings have to meet specifications and requirements of many organizations, to assure quality, compatibility and performance of their products. Key national and international standards organizations focus on materials and end-user industries, […]

 
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Sizes and Dimensions of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Sizes and Dimensions of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings How are butt weld pipe fittings measured ? Butt Weld Pipe Fittings are measured by their diameter, wall thickness (known as “schedule”), and shape or configuration. (Butt Weld Pipe Fittings are also defined by their material grade and whether they are welded or seamless.) Diameter refers to outside […]

 
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Applications and Markets of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Applications and Markets of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings In what industries are butt weld pipe fittings used ? Butt Weld Pipe Fittings are used wherever liquids, gases, chemicals and other fluids are created, processed, transported, or used. Range of industries is very wide, as shown below: Energy related. Oil and gas industries, including upstream (exploration and production), […]

 
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Types of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings

Types of Butt Weld Pipe Fittings What is a butt weld pipe fitting ? A butt weld pipe fitting is designed to be welded on site at its end(s) to connect pipe(s) together and allow change in direction or pipe diameter, or branching or ending. This fitting then becomes part of a system for transporting fluids (oil, […]

 
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