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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Shutoff valves connect to copper plumbing pipes in one of two ways: compression fitting or sweat fitting.
The arrow in Figure 2 shows the pipe that had parted from the compression fitting.
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.
There is a new multipart compression fitting with an elastomeric seal, which has an external thread that swivels about the main body even after tightening.
Up until this point Navtec had concentrated on producing PBO cables that terminate with their bi-conic compression fitting system.
The reason was either the semi-annual check was improperly completed, or during use, the pump had cable sheathing pulled beyond the compression fitting, thus exposing electrical wire.
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.
The boot is then permanently bonded to a formed sliding compression fitting that is attached to the well casing, creating an adjustable seal.
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].
Install a compression fitting or a push fitting instead.