What are PVC connectors called?

What are PVC connectors called?

PVC connectors, commonly known as fittings, bring everything together. As the name suggests, they connect the pipes together. While there are several types of PVC pipe connectors, all of them can be sorted into two categories: Plumbing grade connectors.

What are the different types of PVC fittings?

What Are The Different Types of PVC Couplings?

  • Full Couplings.
  • Half Couplings.
  • Reducing Couplings.
  • Compression Couplings.
  • Slip Couplings / Repair Couplings.

What is the name of pipe fittings?

When two ends of pipes are joined, the pipe fitting used is called union. A union is made of three parts namely a nut, a male end and a female end. The male and female ends are assembled with the support of the nuts, and necessary pressure is made to connect the joint.

How do you connect two PVC pipes?

There are two ways for connecting PVC pipe and fittings together for a structural project. They are the PVC solvent (cement) method, and the fastener connect technique. Both versions work well, but we ALWAYS recommend using PVC cement, as it is the most secure and permanent answer.

What is a barb connector?

Barb Connectors in Depth – Design and Function. Barbed fittings, frequently called hose barb or hose barbed connectors, are one of the most common flow control components because of their convenience, reliability, performance and excellent value. Uses range from garden hose adapters to biopharmaceutical process system connections.

What is a PVC elbow?

A PVC street elbow (sometimes called a street or service bay) is a pipe or pipe fitting that connects a length of pipe and another fitting at an angle.

What is elbow fitting?

An elbow is a pipe fitting which is used as a connection point between two lengths of pipes to produce a change in the direction of flow in the pipe, usually at an angle of 90°, 45° or 180°.

What is pipe elbow?

A pipe elbow is a type of piping that is bent at an angle or curve to allow straight pipes to be joined at an angle. The pipe elbow can be made from a variety of materials, from brass or cast iron to PVC or plastic, and they are often threaded to allow other pipes to be joined to them.