Street elbow pipe fittings are widely used for plumbing activities these days. Excellent properties like light weight and resistance to corrosion make them a good choice for home used. They are also available in various finishes. These finishes may be applied over elbow as a decorative and protective finish. Some of the common finishes include galvanized, nickel finish, chrome plated and so on. The advantages include its good corrosive resistance, and also its plating, joining, polishing and finishing characteristics. Moreove one of the significant advantages is that they ensure low-cost installation.
Street elbows are extremely durable, nearly indestructible and does not react with most chemicals, and will not burn or melt except under the most extreme conditions. This decreases the hazard of poisonous gases in case of fire or other accidents. They are also known for their unparalleled performance. These fittings are usually not preferred for pipes delivering water. Therefore they are used in pipe and fitting systems that carry liquids or gases, such as oil, water, natural gas, or steam. Apart from that, they are highly demanded in construction and maintenance activity in the residential construction, commercial construction, electric-power generation, petroleum refining, shipbuilding and other industrial-use sectors.
It is designed so that no welding, threading or bending is required. It is easily installed with only a few cuts and each joint is secured with set screws. The fitting system is completely adjustable and may be customized to fit your specific application. No painting or maintenance is required and these fittings can be installed permanently or disassembled and re-used for subsequent jobs. But before going for bulk buying of them, you should always check the specification of the fitting so that they fit the pipe of right size. Buyers should also ensure whether the fittings conform to ASTM or some other standard. Meantime considering the grade of materials used and the quality of the pipe fitting is also important.