What are Pipe Fittings?
A pipe fitting is used in the plumbing system to join multiple pipes of the same size or different sizes, to regulate the flow or to measure the flow.
Common Types of Pipe fittings
Various types of pipe fittings are available in plumbing systems for different purposes and functions. Types of Pipe Fittings include Elbow, Reducer, Tee type, Cross type, Coupling, Unions, Adaptors, Olet, Plug, and Cap.
Purpose of a pipe fitting
The basic purposes of any pipe fitting are connecting the bores of two or more pipes or tubes, connecting pipe sections, connecting a pipe to a different apparatus, changing the direction of fluid/liquid flow, maintaining or regulating the flow, closing and sealing a pipe.
Applications of Pipe Fittings
Pipe Fittings are used in various applications due to its strength, flexibility, very good flow rates and high chemical resistance. Pipe Fittings are used in a wide range of applicat