eccentric reducer

eccentric reducer

[ek¦sen·trik ri′düs·ər]
(engineering)
A threaded or butt-welded fitting for pipes whose ends are not the same size and are eccentric to each other.
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The reducer from the oversize barrel to the line pipe should be an eccentric reducer. This allows the pig to be pushed into the pipeline to make a good seal, ensuring the pig will launch.
When forged eccentric reducers are used, there is no problem with the sphere launching when the launchers are tipped.
Stocked tube and pipe fittings include fully traceable ASME BPE, Clamp, RJT, DIN, IDF, SMS, BSP unions, bends, tees, Y pieces, concentric and eccentric reducers, hosetails, equal cross pieces, seals and 316L stainless steel hygienic tube to ASTM 270.