flare fitting


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flare fitting

A mechanical connection used with soft-metal tubing; one end of a tube is flared and provided with a mechanical seal.
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The automaker is recalling the vehicles because a fuel feed line has a single flare fitting instead of the specified double-flare connection.
That makes them perfect for plumbing jobs where you need a thin wrench to hold the body of a compression or flare fitting while you tighten the nut with a second wrench.
Flare fitting. This is made up of a nut, sleeve and body with a flare or coned end.
But remember, you can't connect the flare fitting on the flexible gas line directly to a steel pipe thread.
The unit also features a dual-angle seat that accepts both 37[degrees] and 45[degrees] flare fittings in certain sizes.
If the job does not require flare fittings, they may need solder, paste or a torch kit.
The Teflon PFA flare fittings have several patented design features to offer maximum sealing reliability and fluid entrapment.
Teflon[R] diaphragm valve with flare fittings is designed for high purity applications.
* Make gas connections with solid steel pipe (Photo 8) or soft copper with flare fittings (Fig.
Flare fittings are usually used for gas and refrigeration lines.