Thanks to the large-scale construction and development activity in the recent past, the pipes and pipe fittings industry is a rapidly growing industry. Pipes are essential for connectivity, be it for water supply inlets to provide for clean and waste water distribution systems, agricultural watering system, liquid discharge installations, water sprinkling and dropping systems, sanitation […]
The Standards Of Pipe Fittings Affecting Factors Types With the rapid expansion in the global trade, standardization of various products has become an essential requirement. The standards given to various products significantly contributes towards increasing international trade which in turn bridges the quality gap between the manufacturers, producers and buyers of different nations. In pipe […]
The Selection Guide Of Pipe Fittings Types Selection Criteria Pipe fittings are available in various shapes, sizes and materials. Used to connect pipes of different lengths and sizes, these pipe fittings and flanges should make the right connections. Pipe and pipe-fittings are produced from a various materials for the transport of wide variety of solids and […]
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.