Standard Types Of Pipe Fittings Names : Plumbers Advice

Pipe Fittings Names –

  • Pipe Couplings
  • Hexagon Plug
  • Hose Connector
  • Pipe Bulkhead
  • Equal Socket
  • Pipe Ferrule
  • Pipe Sleeve
  • Lock Nut
  • Pipe Fasteners
  • Pipe Union
  • Pipe Adapters
  • Pipe Nipple
  • Reducing Bush
  • Pipe Tee
  • Pipe Cross Tee
  • Pipe Flanges
  • Pipe Bushings
  • Pipe Wyes
  • Pipe Barb
  • Pipe Olet
  • Clamps
  • Reducing Nipple
  • Pipe Diverter Tee
  • Pipe Compression
  • Pipe Reducing Socket
  • Flush Bushing, Hexagon Bushing
  • Pipe Elbows, Street Elbow, Female Elbow
  • Pipe Throttling, Isolation, and Non-return Valves
  • Pipe Round threaded Caps & Plugs, Square Head Plugs
  • Union Couplings, Full Couplings, Half Couplings, Reducing Couplings, Compression Couplings, Slip Couplings

Standard Pipe Fitting Sizes –

Female Elbow – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2
Street Elbow -1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2
Reducing Nipple – 1/4 X 1/8, 3/8 X 1/4, 1/2 X 1/4, 1/2 X 3/8, 3/4 X 3/8, 3/4 X 1/2, 1 X 1/2, 1 X 3/4, 11/4 X 3/4, 11/4 X 1, 11/2 X 1, 11/2 X 11/4, 2 X 11/4, 2 X 11/2
Reducing Bush – 1/4 X 1/8, 3/8 X 1/4, 1/2 X 1/4, 1/2 X 3/8, 3/4 X 3/8, 3/4 X 1/2, 1 X 1/2, 1 X 3/4, 11/4 X 3/4, 11/4 X 1, 11/2 X 1, 11/2 X 11/4, 2 X 11/4, 2 X 11/2
Union Couplings – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2, 21/2, 3, 4
Lock Nut – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2, 21/2, 3, 4
Reducing Socket – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2, 21/2, 3, 4
Hexagon Plug – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2
Equal Socket – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2, 21/2, 3, 4
Cross Tee – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1
Hose Connector – 1/4 X 1/4, 15/16 X 1/4, 3/8 X 1/4, 3/8 X 3/8, 1/2 X 1/2, 3/4 X 3/4, 1 X 1, 11/4 X 11/4, 11/2 X 11/2, 2X 2
Round Caps – 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 11/4, 11/2, 2

Types Of Pipe Fitting

Elbow – 90 degree Elbow, 45 degree Elbow, Long Radius Elbow, Short Radius Elbow
Tee Connection – Equal Tee, Reducing Tee, Barred Tee
Reducer – Concentric Reducer, Eccentric Reducer
Coupling – Half Coupling, Full Coupling, Reducing Coupling
Olet Connections – Weldolet, Sockolet, Elbowlet, Thredolet, Nipolet, Latrolet, Sweepolet, Flageolet
Piping Valves – Gate Valve, Ball Valve, Check valve, Plug Valve, Needle Valve, Butterfly Valve, Globe Valve
Cross – Equal Cross, Reducing Cross
Long Radius Bend – 3 D Bends, 5 D Bends
Nipples – Barrel Nipple, Close Nipple, Running Nipple, Hexagonal Nipple, Reducing Nipple / Unequal Nipple, Hose Nipple, Welding Nipple, Swage Nipple
Flanges – Pipe Attachment /Connection, Flange Facing, Pressure Temperature rating, Codes

Valve Types

Based on Functions Valve Types – Isolation Valve [Gate, Ball, Plug, Piston, Diaphragm, Butterfly, Pinch ],
Regulation Valve [ Globe, Needle, Butterfly, Diaphragm, Piston, Ball, Plug, Pinch ],
Non Return Valve [ Swing Check Valve, Lift Check Valve ],
Special Purpose Valve [ Multi Port, Flash Bottom, Float, Foot, Line Blind, Knife Gate ]
Available Valve Types based on the material of construction Carbon Steel, Alloy Steel, Cast Iron, Bronze, Stainless Steel, Ductile Iron, Nickel Plated Ductile Iron, Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Silicon Bronze, Aluminum Bronze, Lined valves, Monel, Stellite, Hastelloy, Gunmetal, Glass, Special steels, PP, PVC
Based on End Connection Valves Type – Flanged Ends, Butt Welded Ends, Screwed Ends, Socket Welded Ends, Wafer
Based on Actuator Operation Valve types – Hand lever, Hand Wheel, Chain, Gear, Pneumatic and Hydraulic, Electric Geared Motor, Solenoid
Based on The Mechanical Motion of the Closing Member Valve types – Linear Motion Valves, Rotary Motion Valves, Quarter Turn Valves
Types of valves as per Port Size – Full Port Valves, Reduced Port valves

Pipe Fittings are Available in –

  • ABS [ Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene ]
  • PVC [ Poly Vinyl Chloride ]
  • Brass
  • Chrome Plated Brass
  • CPVC [ Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride ]
  • SS [ Stainless Steel ]
  • Malleable [ Galvanized and Black ] &
  • Copper

Accordingly Pipe Fittings are Organized as Follows:

  • Male threaded
  • Male to Female threaded
  • Female threaded
  • Female to Male threaded
  • Male slip fit
  • Female slip fit

Purpose Of A Pipe Fitting

  • Pipe fitting needs If you want to connect two, three even or more pipes / tubes
  • Pipe fitting needs If you want to connect pipe sections
  • Pipe fitting needs If you want to connect a pipe to separate appliances
  • Pipe fitting needs to change the direction of flow water / fluid / liquid
  • Pipe fitting needs If you want to maintaining or regulating the water / fluid / liquid flow
  • Pipe fitting needs If you want temporary or permanently close / stop / shut down any pipe water / fluid / liquid flow

How To Measure Pipe Diameter – You can easily measure your pipe diameter with A Digital Caliper. And A Torpedo Level for pipe straightness.