compression fitting


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compression fitting

[kəm′presh·ən ‚fid·iŋ]
(engineering)
A leak-resistant pipe joint designed with a tight-fitting sleeve that exerts a large inward pressure on the exterior of the pipe.
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Figure 1 to the upper left is a view of a typical plumbing compression fitting used to splice plumbing pipes.
The new retrofit device, which has an O-ring seal, fits into the existing tee after the rubber compression fitting on the service line side has been removed--no welding necessary.
In one event on-board a Brazilian drilling rig there was a large accident due to a fuel leakage in the compression fitting of a diesel engine.
Up until this point Navtec had concentrated on producing PBO cables that terminate with their bi-conic compression fitting system.
The cable sheathing must be re-inserted into the compression fitting.
The catalog includes a new line of compression fitting, drawer slides, and captive panel screws, in addition to the large offering of knobs, handle, clamps, leveling pads, and quick release pins.
Joining copper pipe, on the other hand, does need some tools either for a compression fitting or a capillary fitting.
For each run of emitter line (except at corners), you'll need two 3/4- by 3/4- by 1/2-inch slip-slip-slip (SSS) Ts and two compression fitting adapters [ILLUSTRATION FOR PHOTOS 1 AND 2 OMITTED].
These discrepancies include, but are not limited to; 440 VAC welding machine cable insulation pulled beyond it's compression fitting, exposed conductors, long extension cords routed so that they become a trip hazard or could foul rotating equipment, portable lighting with frayed / damaged components, and improperly dead-ended cables.
Compared to the original compression fitting, the flare fitting can handle higher pressures and wider system parameters.
It is typically mounted through a 1-inch FNPT with a compression fitting connector located in an analyzer loop, or installed in the mainline.
Production of one precision compression fitting posed a special challenge for Midwest's horizontal two-axis CNC lathes.