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Types of Pipe Fittings

ABS
ABS

The NIBCO ABS DWV swivel drum trap is The NIBCO ABS DWV swivel drum trap is used in residential and commercial drain waste and vent systems. The ABS DWV swivel drum trap features a hub x hub x cleanout with plug connection to provide a means for clearing potential clogs.

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Adapters
Adapters

NPT is the abbreviation for National Pipe Thread Tapered which is the thread standard used in the United States for galvanized, black, brass, stainless steel, PVC, ABS or other materials to connect pipes and fittings in plumbing.

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Adjustable Pipe Wrench
Adjustable Pipe Wrench

The pipe wrench (US), Stillson wrench or Stillsons (UK) is an adjustable wrench/spanner used for turning soft iron pipes and fittings with a rounded surface. The design of the adjustable jaw allows it to lock in the frame, such that any forward pressure on the handle tends to pull the jaws tighter together.

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Adjustable Spanner (Large, Medium and Small)
Adjustable Spanner (Large, Medium and Small)

There's nothing much wrong with medium-high quality adjustable spanners, for doing up a compression fitting. mogget, 15 May 2014 #3. henry1 . Joined: 2 Feb 2013 Messages: 96 Thanks Received: 0 Location: Aberdeen Country: The problem I have with my adjustable spanners is that they often slip and damage the nut. I was going to use it on one nut to hold it in place and the other spanner on the ...

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Blowlamp and gas
Blowlamp and gas

BrassCraft’s ProCoat stainless steel gas connector is engineered BrassCraft’s ProCoat stainless steel gas connector is engineered with added safety in mind. The proprietary polymer coating is designed to withstand prolonged exposure to harsh household chemicals UV rays and salt.

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Caps & Plugs PVC Cap
Caps & Plugs PVC Cap

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Cast Iron
Cast Iron

Shop cast iron pipe & fittings in the pipe & fittings section of Lowes.com. Find quality cast iron pipe & fittings online or in store. Skip to main content Skip to main navigation 2 days only - 10% off for all lowe's cardholders.

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Coupling Pipe Coupling (Copper Sweat)
Coupling Pipe Coupling (Copper Sweat)

When the fitting is firmly in place, rotate both the pipe and the fitting several times to spread the flux evenly. A propane torch is the tool we’ll use to sweat copper pipe. If you look at the flame of torch you will notice there is a lighter blue, well-defined flame in the middle of a darker blue flame.

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Couplings Chrome Coupler
Couplings Chrome Coupler

Chrome-moly pipe fittings offer a high strength, durable solution for applications in the power generation or petro-chemical industry. They are harder than most steel and come in a range of pressure ratings and pipe sizes that are suitable for use in high temperature, high pressure applications.

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Diverter tee
Diverter tee

A: It sure was! Compared to steam, the one-pipe diverter tee system cost less to install, was quieter in operation and used much smaller pipes. Q: Which manufacturers promoted this type of system? A: Primarily Bell & Gossett.

Double-Tapped Bushing
Double-Tapped Bushing

Double tapped bushings are used to reduce tank or pipe opening thread size.

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Elbow See Also: Street Elbow
Elbow See Also: Street Elbow

A street elbow (sometimes called a street ell or service ell) is a type of plumbing or piping fitting intended to join a piece of pipe and another fitting at an angle. The difference between a street elbow and a regular elbow is the nature of the connections on either end. A regular elbow has a female hub or FIP connection on both ends.

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Elbows Copper 90° Elbow
Elbows Copper 90° Elbow

Shop for Copper 90° Elbows at Ferguson. Ferguson is the #1 US plumbing supply company and a top distributor of HVAC parts, waterworks supplies, and MRO products.

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Flanges Black Iron Floor Flange
Flanges Black Iron Floor Flange

Black iron fittings such as these floor flanges are technically made of a malleable variety of steel, but they are most commonly referred to as "black iron" because their properties are similar to that of a strong iron.

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Flexible Copper Tubing
Flexible Copper Tubing

The NIBCO PressSystem copper female adapter features an The NIBCO PressSystem copper female adapter features an inboard bead and EPDM O-ring. Simply applying pressure from a pressing tool tightens the O-ring onto the tube ensuring a clean permanent watertight seal in seconds with no flame solder or flux.

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Galvanized Steel
Galvanized Steel

Forged Steel Black and Galvanized Pipe Fittings are thick-walled and designed to provide simple, economical installation. Use with water and oil in chemical, petrochemical, pulp, paper, shipbuilding, waste incineration, and semiconductor industry applications. Note: Fittings must be used with properly rated nipples and pipe. Max. pressure: 3000 psi at 72°F.

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Mole Grips
Mole Grips

Mole Pipe Expandable Solid Pipe can easily bend and work around any outdoor obstacles Perfect for diverting ... Customizable pipe with Twist & Seal Mole Pipe fittings;

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Nipple Main Article: Nipple (Plumbing)
Nipple Main Article: Nipple (Plumbing)

In plumbing and piping, a nipple is a fitting, consisting of a short piece of pipe, usually provided with a male pipe thread at each end, for connecting two other fittings.. The length of the nipple is usually specified by the overall length with threads. It may have a hexagonal section in the center for wrench to grasp (sometimes referred to as a "hex nipple"), or it may simply be made from a ...

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Nipples Chrome Pipe Nipple
Nipples Chrome Pipe Nipple

Chrome Fittings & Nipples These chrome fittings & nipples are 2014 Federal Safe Drinking Water Act compliant A large selection of chrome fittings and nipples - made of solid brass and chrome-plated for a durable yet stylish fitting from PlumbingSupply.com ®.

PEX
PEX

PEX (cross-linked polyethylene) has several advantages over copper: PEX is cheaper than copper. Half-inch PEX tubing costs about a third the price of copper. Some of the savings will be offset by the need for a special tool to install the fittings, but if you’re doing a medium to large plumbing ...

Pipe Bender
Pipe Bender

Pipe bending The pipe bending is used to change the direction of run of pipe. It advantage is can matach long distance transition requirements,so it is commonly that bends dimension according to customer design.

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Pipe Cutters
Pipe Cutters

Shop pipe cutters in the plumbing tools & cements section of Lowes.com. Find quality pipe cutters online or in store.

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PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride

In PVC, a chlorine atom occupies 25 percent of the bonding sites on the carbon backbone, and the remaining sites are filled by hydrogen. CPVC differs from PVC in that approximately 40 percent of the bonding sites on the backbone are filled with chlorine atoms. The chlorine atoms surrounding the carbon backbone of CPVC are large atoms that protect the chain from attack.

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Reducer
Reducer

Reducer fittings, bronze threaded (left) and copper sweat (right) A reducer is the component in a pipeline that reduces the pipe size from a larger to a smaller bore (inner diameter). The length of the reduction is usually equal to the average of the larger and smaller pipe diameters.

Rigid Copper
Rigid Copper

Shop copper pipe & fittings in the pipe & fittings section of Lowes.com. Find quality copper pipe & fittings online or in store.

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Slip Joint Pliers
Slip Joint Pliers

A slip joint fitting gets assembled in this manner(picture to the left), putting the nut, then washer on the pipe first. The taper of the washer should face the fitting(skinny side put into the fitting). Then, when the nut gets screwed onto the fitting, the washer gets compressed to form the seal.

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Tee
Tee

A tee, the most common pipe fitting, is used to combine (or divide) fluid flow. It is available with female thread sockets, solvent-weld sockets or opposed solvent-weld sockets and a female-threaded side outlet. Tees can connect pipes of different diameters or change the direction of a pipe run, or both.

Tees Brass IPS Tee
Tees Brass IPS Tee

TRITON Series TR18P1 tee fittings are used to connect three pieces of polyethylene pipe. The fittings are manufactured of PE 4710 and are compatible with most polyethylene piping materials (Consult ES-TRPE-Comp for compatibility information).

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Telescopic Tube Cutter
Telescopic Tube Cutter

Telescoping Pipe and Tube Please refer to Pipe, Tube and Conduit for more information. Tube, pipe, EMT and bolt manufacturers haven't gotten together and helped us much when it comes to telescoping their products inside one another. This is a survey of only part of what is available, but covers the more readily obtainable materials.

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Union Combination Union and Reducer (Brass Threaded)
Union Combination Union and Reducer (Brass Threaded)

Steel pipe is often joined with threaded connections; tapered threads are cut into the end of the pipe, sealant is applied in the form of thread-sealing compound or thread seal tape (also known as PTFE or Teflon tape) and the pipe is threaded into a threaded fitting with a pipe wrench.

Unions CPVC Union
Unions CPVC Union

PVC unions and PVC pipe union connectors are pipe fittings designed to connect two pipes together without the use of a sealant or traditional glued coupling. The advantage of using PVC pipe unions is that the pipes that are connected using PVC pipe unions can be taken apart and put back together again without the use of specialized tools.

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