Stainless Steel Fittings RSS
Stainless Steel Pipe Fittings can be joined by butt welding, socket welded or screwed (BSP or NPT) fittings. Buttweld and socketweld are a permanent form giving you an optimum and effective joint, while screwed fittings mean you can break the joint for maintenance.
Having supplied the wine industry for numerous years, I have found that there are many fittings used and that they vary depending on the winery. Every year just before vintage the rush starts to get hoses replaced or repaired, new fittings made up, spares parts supplied, new fittings and hard lines installed. Wineries have a few standard fittings which are also used in other industries, and then there are a few specific to them, so let’s take a look at what is used and needed.
Many industries use stainless steel fittings with tube / pipe lines to transfer liquids and other product around their plant facilities. These industries include food and pharmaceutical sectors or building and construction.
Stainless steel fittings are critical for the food and pharmaceutical industries as they are non-toxic, stain resistant, easy to clean and provide excellent life cycle costing.
Stainless steel fittings are critical for the building and construction industries as they are corrosion resistant and able to withstand high pressure.
Stainless steel balustrading is now common place and serves as a stunning and cost-effective alternative to other materials.