And this is no good. They already ate all the cookies while you reasoning. Fittings to taste But back to the fittings. Bah, it makes our plumber, while we talked! With some putty and suspicious of traditional tow it tries to plug the resulting gap between the fitting and pipe! Why, when so many brilliant minds were working on improving the collection of sanitary connections pipes? Long ago in the world invented a variety of models and options for fittings, "tees" (join together three pipes), corner (two pipes). There is a fitting closure member (ie tap): If you need to replace, say, faucet in the kitchen, it is not necessary to cover the water around the home, and just turned on kranchik fitting – and access to the necessary water tap stopped. Easy! But the most useful classification of the fittings – the method of connection.
Here, you list those present, these devices are divided into: brass fittings; capillary fittings (ie, capillary solder fittings), compression fittings, compression fittings, self-locking fittings. Threaded fittings. It is the oldest system of connections. Such a fitting having inside threads, is screwed onto the pipe, connecting them. Pipes should also be threaded.
It can be said, the most hackneyed way of connections, for many years Used for iron and steel pipes. And until now, threaded fittings produced in our country. They are made from the same pins of iron and are not designed for soft copper and even more so on the plastic. When tightening a fitting can simply crush the copper or plastic (metal and plastic) pipe.