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compression joint

1.Any joint formed by a fitting designed to join piping or tubing by means of pressure.
2. A joint having cup-shaped threaded nuts which, when tightened, compress tapered sleeves so they form a tight joint along the periphery of the tubing they connect.
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Plumbers, for example, should only use compression joints.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) 30 Kg size CO2 fire fighting pumps, also 12 Kg powder matic fire pumps with sensitive head & (b) advanced compression joints. Ref.
Plumbers for example should only use compression joints.
Compression joints are most common on shutoff valves, although you find them on other fittings as well.
You can use copper supply pipes, connected with soldered or compression joints, or plastic pipes that are usually connected with push-fitjoints.
Factory-fabricated flexible compression joints and couplings having resilient properties are used to achieve tight clay pipelines in today's sanitary sewer construction.
If you are planning plumbing jobs buy two adjustable spanners, especially if you are using compression joints. The head should be 200mm to ensure the spanner is large enough for most plumbing jobs.
There's more to the usual chatter about ubends, copper pipe and compression joints when Gary Moran dishes out instructions to Liam O'Neill in their plumbing offices.
Add pipe compound to the threads to make it easier to tighten compression joints.