What are copper 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 […]

 
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What are malleable pipe fittings

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 […]

 
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What are plastic pipe fittings

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 […]

 
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What are cast iron pipe fittings

Cast Iron Pipe Fittings Important Features Uses Advantage Types Cast iron pipe fittings are specially designed for soil pipes. These pipe fittings are primarily used in building construction for sanitary and storm drain, waste and vent piping applications. Why Cast Iron Pipe Fittings? While selecting pipe fittings for drain or sewer system, buyer’s mostly prefer […]

 
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What are brass pipe fittings

Brass Pipe Fittings Features Types Brass pipe fitting is one of the most common material used in the making of pipe fittings. Brass as a construction material is an alloy of copper and zinc. Brass pipe fittings are of various types and of high demand because of some inherent properties which make them superior than other […]

 
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What are aluminum pipe fittings

Aluminum Pipe Fittings Special Features Applications Aluminium pipe fittings are widely used for plumbing activities these days. In fact, aluminum pipe fittings are preferred for aluminum pipes. Excellent properties like light weight and resistance to corrosion make aluminum a good choice for making pipe fittings. Pure aluminum has a low tensile strength and is mostly […]

 
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What are steel pipe fittings

Steel Pipe Fittings Variety Applications Steel has been used for making pipe and pipe fittings since years for its durability and strength. Moreover, steel offers high resistance to heat. This property also adds to the popularity of steel for making pipes and pipe fittings. Steel pipes and pipe fittings are widely used in houses and […]

 
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What is a gate valve

Gate Valves Materials Used Types Uses Applications The gate valve is considered to be the most popular style of valve in the world of flow control. It is a type of valve having a gate that moves perpendicular to flow of the service and hence the name. A gate valve is usually used as a […]

 
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What is a pipe sleeve

Pipe Sleeve Materials Used Types Uses Pipe sleeve is a popular kind of pipe fitting used in various industrial applications. It is available in various sizes, materials depending on the applications in which they are applied. Sleeves are used for variety of purposes and hence widely demanded in the pipe fitting market. Pipe sleeves are […]

 
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What are pipe wyes

Pipe Wyes Materials Used Types Pipe wyes are used to to allow one pipe to join another pipe at some degree or angle. As the name suggests, the pipe wyes are Y-shaped pipe fitting devices. They are a popular type of pipe fitting used in various industrial applications. Pipe wyes and pipe tees: Pipe wyes […]

 
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