Brass pipe fittings are pipe fittings made from brass, a copper-zinc alloy known for its excellent corrosion resistance, durability, and malleability. Brass pipe fittings are commonly used in plumbing and various industrial applications where a reliable and robust pipe connection is required. They are suitable for both residential and commercial plumbing systems.
Here are some common types of brass pipe fittings:
Brass Elbows: Elbows are used to change the direction of a pipe at a specific angle, typically 90 degrees or 45 degrees.
Brass Tees: Tees have a T-shaped design and are used to create a branch connection in a pipe system.
Brass Couplings: Couplings are used to join two pipes together. They have female threaded ends on both sides, allowing for a secure connection.
Brass Unions: Unions are similar to couplings but provide the convenience of easy disconnection and reconnection of pipe connections. They are made up of three pieces—an end nut, a male-end fitting, and a female-end fitting—that can be easily disconnected without cutting or unscrewing the pipes.
Brass Adapters: Adapters are fittings used to connect pipes with different diameters. They typically have male threads on one end and female threads on the other.
Brass Nipples: Nipples are short lengths of pipe with male threaded ends on both sides. They are commonly used for extending pipe lengths or connecting two female-threaded fittings.
Brass pipe fittings are known for their versatility and compatibility with various pipe materials, including copper, PVC, and other types of pipes. They can be used for both threaded and compression fittings, depending on the specific application.
Brass pipe fittings are also known for their reliability and long service life. They are resistant to corrosion, making them suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications. Brass fittings are commonly used in plumbing systems, water distribution, HVAC systems, compressed air systems, and various industrial applications.
When working with brass pipe fittings, it's important to select fittings that are appropriate for the type and size of pipes being connected. Proper installation techniques, including using thread sealant or tape for threaded connections, should be followed to ensure leak-free joints.
The brass pipe fittings specifications we offer are:
• Material: ASTM B 584; ASTM B 824
• Dimensions: Conforms to ANSI B 16.15, ANSI B 16.18, DIN 2856
• Flanges Dimensions: Conforms to ANSI B 16.24, MSS SP-106 DIN 2566, DIN 2642, DIN 86033
• Union Dimensions: Conforms to WW-U-516-B
• Threads: Conforms to ANSI / ASME B 1.20.1, BS 21, DIN 2999, ISO 228/1, ISO 7/1, JIS B 0202, JIS B 0203 • Class: 125 P.S.I
• Tensile Strength: 20.0 kg/mm. (Minimum) • Elongation: 20% Minimum • Available: 1/8” through 4” • Lead Free: Conforms to NSF 61/372 and AB1953
• Lead Free Brass is NSF 61-4 and AB1953 Approved