Pipe: can be used for a variety of applications including water, grease, fuels, liquid petroleum and natural gas, refrigeration, instrumentation and hydraulic systems. Can be connected to brass, copper and iron pipe in low and medium pressure pipe line connections. Pipe fittings have a fair resistance to vibration and pipe movement depending on installation conditions.
Flare: extensively used for fuel, oil, air liquid petroleum and natural gas lines connections. Can be used with copper, brass, aluminum and welded steel tubing that can be flared. Flare fittings have good resistance to vibration as well.
Hose barb: used to connect flexible steel pipes or tubes with internal pressures up to 150 psi maximum. Transition fittings for pipe applications are manufactured with dryseal pipe threads. Hose clamp required for proper installation.
Compression: used wherever an easy and economical method of connecting pipes is required. Most commonly used with instrumentation, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and are designed for use with steel, aluminum, copper and plastic tubing. Compression fittings are not however recommended for steel pipes or steel tubing. They also have a fair resistance to vibration, and operating temperatures as well as tube types are important factors in product selection.
From the most common pipe fittings like compression, flare, pipe and hose barb to customer specialty engineered products, our company has just the right fitting for you. We also carry an assortment of garden hose fittings, drain and shut-off cocks as well as needle and humidifier valves.