In civil applications, straight bronze fittings may be used for connecting pipes in plumbing systems for residential or commercial buildings, such as in water supply or heating systems. These fittings can be used to connect pipes of the same size or to join different types of pipes, such as copper or PVC, using adapters.
In industrial applications, straight bronze fittings can be used in a wide range of settings, including in manufacturing facilities, oil refineries, and chemical plants. These fittings may be used to connect pipes in systems that transport liquids or gases, such as in process control systems or pneumatic systems.
The specific type and size of straight bronze fitting needed will depend on the specific application and the size and type of pipes being used. It is important to ensure that the fittings are installed properly and securely to prevent leaks and ensure the safe and reliable operation of the system.
An FNPT fitting
is designed to be screwed onto a male pipe thread, creating a tight seal. Bronze is a commonly used material for plumbing fittings due to its corrosion resistance and durability. When a fitting is described as "FNPT X FNPT X FNPT Bronze," it means that all three ends of the fitting have female national pipe threads, and the fitting is made of bronze.
This type of fitting can be used in a variety of plumbing applications where a tight, leak-proof seal is required, such as in water supply systems, irrigation systems, and HVAC systems. It is important to ensure that the size and threading of the fittings match the pipes they are being connected to in order to create a secure and reliable connection.