Flashcards in Pipe Fittings Deck (13):
-Used to connect dissimilar pipes.
-Meant to allow free flow of liquids in tank, drum drainage and other plumbing connections.
-Usually have left handed threads.
-Used to connect two pipes or a pipe to a fixture or valve.
-These fittings are widely used for hot and cold water faucets; and toilet stop valves.
-Main use is to waterproof connections.
-Also used to close the ends of hydraulic or pneumatic pipes and tubes.
-Fittings that help to extend or terminate pipe runs.
-Also used to change pipe size.
-Allows for a change of direction.
-Length of straight pipe with male threads on both ends.
-Designed to insert into the end of tubing to dead-end the flow.
-Pipe fitting that joins two pipes of different diameter.
-Connects two pipes which can be detached without causing any deformation to the pipes.
-Type of pipe fitting which is T-shaped having two outlets, at 90° to the connection to the main line.
-Similar to pipe tees.
-The only difference is in that the branch line is angled to reduce friction which could hamper the flow.
-The pipe connection is typically at a 45-degree angle rather than a usual 90-degree angle.