Pipe Fittings Definition and Classification,What is Pipe Fittings

07 Sep.,2022


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Time:2018-07-26 From: NAFCO | Pipe Fittings Manufacturer in China

1. Definition

Pipe fitting is a general term for components in the piping system, function as connection, control, direction change, split, seal, and support.



2. Common Classification


There are many types of pipe fittings, which are classified according to the use, connection, materials, and processing methods.


By purpose

1. Pipe fittings for connecting

pipes: flange, joint, pipe clamp, clamp, ferrule, hose clamp, etc.

2, change direction of the flow:

elbow fittings


tee fittings

3. Pipe fittings that change the pipe diameter: variable diameter (reducing pipe),

reducer fittings

elbow, branch pipe, and reinforcing pipe

4, increase the pipe branch pipe: three way fittings, four way fittings

5. Pipe fittings for pipeline sealing: gasket, raw material belt, wire hemp, flange blind plate, pipe plug, blind plate, head, welding plug

6, pipe fittings for pipe fixing: snap ring, tow hook, lifting ring, bracket, bracket, pipe card, etc.


By connection

1, welded pipe fittings

4, the clamp pipe fittings

5, socket pipe fittings

6, bonding pipe fittings

7, hot melt pipe fittings

8, curved bomb double melt pipe fittin


9, apron connected pipe fittings


By material

1. Cast steel pipe fittings

2, cast iron pipe fittings

4, plastic pipe fittings

5, PVC pipe fittings

6, rubber pipe fittings

7, graphite pipe fittings

8, forged steel pipe parts

9, PPR pipe fittings

11, PE pipe fittings

12, ABS pipe fittings