wye fitting

wye fitting

[′wī ‚fīd·iŋ]
(civil engineering)

Y-fitting, wye fitting

A pipe fitting, 1, one end of which subdivides, forming two openings at an angle, usually 45° to the run of pipe.
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Just after I finished cutting off the drain pipe to add a wye fitting, a rush of water came down the main line and I got drenched
INSERTA TEE introduces a new, easy-to-install wye fitting for tapping a lateral connection into most types and sizes of mainline pipe or structures.
The single microtunneling and dual directional drilling pipelines were joined with the special wye fitting fabricated by HOBAS.
INSERTA TEE([R]) is pleased to introduce a new, easy-to-install wye fitting for tapping a lateral connection into most types and sizes of mainline pipe or structures.
Then smack opposite sides of the tee or wye fitting at the same time using two hammers.
Each wye fitting was equipped with a blind flange that could be bolted closed at all times except when a cleaning pig was being introduced.