Pipe fittings, such as flanges, connectors, nipples, clamps, and hose fittings, are used in various applications to connect, terminate, control, and alter the flow of piping systems. They are used to join two or more pipes together, change the flow direction, or add branch lines to a system. Pipe fittings can be made of various materials, including metal, plastic (such as PVC or CPVC), or rubber, and are available in various sizes and shapes to suit different piping systems.
Types of Pipe Fittings
There are many different types of pipe fittings, including:
- Elbows: used to change the direction of flow
- Tees: used to split a pipe into two branches
- Reducers: used to reduce the size of a pipe
- Couplings: used to connect two pipes together
- Unions: used to disconnect and reconnect two pipes
- Adapters: used to connect pipes of different sizes or materials
Materials Used for Pipe Fittings
Pipe fittings can be made of a variety of materials, including:
- Stainless steel
- Plastic (such as PVC or CPVC)
Applications of Pipe Fittings
Pipe fittings are used in a wide range of industries, including:
- Plumbing (such as for sewage or water pipes)
- Oil and gas
- Food and beverage
several different types of pipe fittings can be used for specific applications, such as weld compression fittings, push fittings, and PEX fittings.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What related categories are available within Fittings?
We carry a wide variety of Fittings including: Camlock Fittings, Polypropylene Pipe Fittings, and Bulkhead Tank Fittings.
What Brands of Fittings does Zoro Carry?
We carry many of the top brands and manufacturers including ZORO SELECT, BANJO, LASCO, and many more.
What Pipe Size - Pipe Fitting for Fittings are available?
At Zoro we carry a wide assortment including some of the most common Pipe Size - Pipe Fitting choices such as 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/4 in, 1 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in, and 1 1/2 in x 1 in.
What are some popular options available within Fittings?
Within our Fittings collection, Cam and Groove Coupling, Reducing Tee, and Tee options are some of the most popular items we sell.
Which features are most common for Fittings?
Some common characteristics of Fittings are the Pipe Size - Pipe Fitting, Specific Fitting Shape, and Pipe Fitting Material.