What is a standard wye

Standard Wye Materials Used Uses A standard wye is one of the most popular category of pipe fitting. The name implies that the device is “Y” shaped. The standard pipe wye is a pipe fitting with three openings and is used to create branch lines. It allows one pipe to be joined to another at […]

 
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What ia a reducing wye

Reducing Wye Materials Used Types Uses A reducing wye is used in connecting a reducing branch line into a horizontal drain pipe. This is another popular variant of pipe wye and considered to be a popular type of pipe and tube fitting used in various applications. A reducing wye is also known as “Y-bend”. It […]

 
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What is a pipe tee

Pipe Tee Materials Used Features Applications Types Pipe Tee is a type of pipe fitting which is T-shaped having two outlets, at 90° to the connection to the main line. It is a short piece of pipe with a lateral outlet. Pipe Tee is used to connect pipelines with a pipe at a right angle […]

 
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What is a reducing tee

Reducing Tee Materials Used Uses Applications Reducing tee is another type of pipe tee used in pipe and pipe fittings. Pipe Tees are available two popular forms—have all outlets of the same size or they can be reducing tees in which they are with a combination of different outlet sizes.  Reducing tees, like all pipe […]

 
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What are male branch tees

Male Branch Tees Materials Used Applications Uses Male branch tees are widely used in pipe fittings. They are used basically to connect fractional tube or pipe to female NPT thread. They are available in various sizes depending on their applications. They come in different materials and different finishes. Some male tees are customized as well. […]

 
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What are male run tees and female run tees

Male & Female Run Tees Materials Used Uses Applications Both Male Run Tees and Female Run Tees are popular pipe fittings used to connect fractional tubes. The basic difference between male run tee and female run tee is that male run tee connects flared fractional or metric tubes or pipes to female NPT thread while […]

 
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What is a female branch tee

Female Branch Tee Materials Used Uses Another popular type of pipe fitting is female branch tee. The basic difference between the male and female branch tee is that while the male branch tee connect to a female NPT thread, the Female Branch tee connects fractional tubes to male NPT threads. These type of fittings come […]

 
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What is a bullhead tee

Bullhead Tee Materials Used Types Uses A bullhead tee is one of the most common fitting used in pipe and tube fitting. Bull head pipe tees are those type of pipe tees where the “branch pipe” connection is of a larger diameter than the straight through “run” connections. They are available with all all solvent […]

 
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What is a pipe union

Pipe Union Materials Used Types Applications Advantages Pipe Union is a type of fitting equipment designed in such a way to unite two pipes which can be detached without causing any deformation to the pipes. Any kind of small diameter piping connections requiring a positive seal and easy assembly as well as disassembly are made […]

 
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What are pipe reducers

Pipe Reducers Materials Used Application Uses Types Pipe reducers are tube fittings that are widely used in a number of industries in order to providing greatest connection flexibility in connecting fractional tubes in various installations. Pipe reducer is a kind of pipe fitting that joins two pipes of different diameter. The pipe reducers are available […]

 
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