What are the Functions of Brass Fittings ?
Brass is one of the most popular materials used to make pipe fittings. Because of its unique qualities that make it an excellent choice for a range of tasks, the zinc and copper alloy has been utilized for millennia. Brass fittings are most commonly used in plumbing pipes in recent history and modern times.
Because of its dynamic qualities, plumbers and other construction experts frequently choose brass pipe fittings. It is more durable and flexible than other materials, as well as corrosion resistant.
Brass pipe fittings are commonly used to transport water, chemicals, combustible gases, slurries, and other liquids and gases.
Brass fittings are utilised in several automobile applications, including as air brakes, hose ends, and fuel line valves, in addition to plumbing. Ballcock adapters, refrigerator cooler fittings, and compression fittings are all examples of brass fittings.
Brass fittings are used for a variety of reasons.
Brass’s efficiency as a pipe fittings material ensures that your plumbing system’s components are safe and long-lasting. Brass fittings are worth the extra money, even if they are a little more expensive than other types of fittings. Here are five reasons why brass fittings should be used in your next plumbing project:
- They’re long-lasting – Brass fittings have long been utilised in both residential and industrial plumbing since they’re ideal for heavy-duty applications and last for years. Brass is a wonderful choice for plumbing projects that require a lengthy lifespan because it does not disintegrate or crack. It’s also ideal for use in hot water distribution pipes.
- They can endure high temperatures –
- They’re bendable – You might need to mould or mould a fitting to make it fit in a certain region. If this is the case, a brass fitting is the best option. Brass is a significantly more pliable metal than iron or steel. Brass fittings are therefore a very versatile option for many constrained plumbing situations.
- They are corrosion resistant –
Brass is the ideal material for distributing hot water since it has excellent conductivity and increases the efficiency of the system. Brass fittings, in fact, can withstand significantly higher temperatures than fittings made of other materials, and are even fire resistant.
Brass doesn’t rust and it is highly resistant to corrosion. Rust and corrosion rapidly speed up the natural wear and tear process on the fitting, so when you are looking for long-lasting fittings, brass is the best material for the job.5. They are versatile – You can find brass fittings in all types and sizes, so you can always find just what you need for your specific plumbing projects.
Brass Fittings Category :
|Tee (BSP)||1/8″ to 25mm|
|Elbow MxF (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Elbow (BSP)||1/8″ to 25mm|
|Four Way (BSP)||1/8″ to 3/4″|
|Union (BSP)||1/8″ to 16mm|
|Reducing Union (BSP)||1/8″ – 3/16″ to 5/8″ – 1″|
|Connector (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Adaptor MxF||1/8″ to 1″|
|Brass Olive Nut (BSP)||1/8″ to 25mm|
|Brass Olive Sleeve||1/8″ to 25mm|
|Hose Elbow||1/8″ to 3/4″|
|Hose Elbow Coller||1/8″ to 3/4″|
|Hose Nipple Male||1/8″ to 4″|
|Hose Nipple Female||1/8″ to 1″|
|Hose Nipple Male BSPT||1/8″ to 1″|
|Tee Joint Nipple||3/16″ to 1″|
|Union Tee Female (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Union Elbow Female (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Four Way Female (BSP)||1/8″ to 3/4″|
|Forging Plug (BSP)||1/8″ to 11/4″|
|Cooling Tower Nozzles||1/4″ to 1/2″|
|Female Y Joint Nipple||1/8″ to 1/2″|
|Hex Nipple (BSP)||1/8″ to 3″|
|Reducing Hex Nipple (BSP)||1/8″ – 1/4″ to 11/2″ – 2″|
|Hex Nipple (BSPT)||1/8″ – 1/8″ to 3/8″ – 1/2″|
|Bush MxF NPT||1/4″ -1/8″ to 1/2″ – 3/8″|
|Bush MxF||1/4″ – 1/8″ to 3″ – 21/2″|
|Check Nut (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Hex Socket (BSP)||1/8″ – 1/8″ to 1″ – 1″|
|Round Socket (BSP)||1/8″ – 1/8″ to 1″ – 1″|
|Hex Head Plug (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Hex Head Plug (BSPT)||1/8″ to 1/2″|
|Hex Dead Nut (BSP)||1/8″ to 1″|
|Three Piece Union||1/2″ to 2″|
|Brass Fountain Nozzles (BSP)||1/4″ & 3/8″|
|P U Tee||6mm to 12mm|
|Equal P U Tee||6mm to 12mm|
|P U Elbow||1/8″ – 6mm to 1/2″ – 12mm|
|P U Connector Ass.||1/8″ – 6mm to 1/2″ – 16mm|
|Brass Insert||2.5mm – 10mm to 12mm – 13mm|
|Gas Cock||1/4″ – 5/16″ to 1/2″ – 1/2″|
|Niddle Valve Male||1/8″ – 1/8″ to 3/4″ – 3/4″|
|Niddle Valve Female||1/8″ – 1/8″ to 1/2″ – 1/2″|
|Niddle Valve M x F||1/4″ – 1/8″ to 3/8″ – 3/8″|
|Compressor Dilivery Valve (BSP)||1/4″ & 3/8″|
|Compressor Flare Elbow||1/4″ – 1/8″|
|Brass Fall Valve||1/2″|
|Compressor Safety Valves (BSP)||1/4″ to 1/2″|
|Brass Air Cock (BSP)||1/4″ to 3/8″|
|Non Return Valve (BSP)||1/8″ to 1/2″|
Single Check Qrc
Double Check Qrc
Size : 1/8 ” to 2 “
Brass Fittings Types
- Pipe couplings – used to join pipes of the same size (unless the pipes of different sizes, in which case a reducing coupler is used).
- Pipe adaptors – used to change the type of connection (male or female) at a pipe’s end.
- Pipe nipples – used to join two fittings together.
- Pipe tees – in the shape of a “T,” used when a water supply requires more than one branch.
- Pipe elbows are used to modify the flow direction between pipes.
- Pipe unions are used in the same way as couplings are.
- Pipe plugs – pipe plugs are used to shut pipelines.
Brass fittings may be used in so many different ways, which is what makes them so versatile. The following are a few of the most common:
- Pipe couplings – used to join pipes of the same diameter (unidirectional).
- Pipe wyes – shaped like a “Y,” they’re used to connect pipes at a 45-degree angle.
That isn’t an entire list; there are numerous different varieties of brass fittings that are suitable for almost any application. Brass fittings are also available in a variety of sizes, ranging from small sizes that are ideal for household projects to bigger sizes that are used in industrial applications.
We at Maniar Enterprise have the complete solution for brass pipe fittings. We have been in the hydraulic and pneumatic field for more than 15 years.