Stainless Steel Pipe Fittings are made up of different grades and types of stainless steel. There are austenitic, duplex and martensitic stainless steels in different grades. The different purposes of pipe fittings require different types and shapes of fitting. There are bends, elbows, couplings and others. The SS pipe elbow is used to connect two pipes to change the direction of flow inside the pipe. The elbows can be of different angles. The commonly used are the 90 degree angle elbows.
Stainless Steel Pipe Fittings
There is different pressure grading for the different needs to make sure that the fitting meet the pressure requirements. The Stainless Steel Schedule 10 Pipe Fitting have lower pressure grades where schedule 70 and above are high pressure grades. The wall thickness of the pipe and the diameter of the pipes also coordinate to the schedules.
One of the other most used fitting is the Stainless steel Tee. It is used to branch off or connect two branches of pipes. The fitting can be Stainless steel welded fittings or seamless fitting. The Stainless steel pipe reducer is another kind of fitting used to reduce the output diameter of a pipeline. The Stainless Steel Buttweld Elbow is stronger and it gets more welding ease to the application.